For population 25 years and over in Thayer:
For population 15 years and over in Thayer city:
71 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $315 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (67.6 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (131.3 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (394.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Mammoth Spring, AR (1.5 miles ), Koshkonong, MO (2.7 miles ), Brandsville, MO (3.5 miles) , Alton, MO (3.8 miles ), Hardy, AR (3.8 miles ), Cherokee Village, AR (4.0 miles ), Highland, AR (4.2 miles ), Salem, AR (4.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.52 N, Longitude: 91.54 W
Area code: 417
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Thayer detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +189 (+9.4%).
Work and jobs in Thayer: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Thayer, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Thayer-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 145% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the Thayer city center killed 2 people and injured 28 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 12/24/1982, a category F4 tornado 24.2 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Thayer-area historical earthquake activity is above Missouri state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from Thayer center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 10.8 miles away from Thayer center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Oregon County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Stan Utley - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 1/16/62), Johnny Nee - Baseball player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 30.1%
(29.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 31.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 22.5% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
98 people in nursing homes in 2000
Thayer compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Thayer (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Thayer (based on Oregon County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.43%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
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7.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,052 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($21,890 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Thayer fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 48 meters (157ft)
Total costs: $2,487,000
Total average daily traffic: 25,097
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,710
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 46,066
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Thayer)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Thayer, MO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Thayer)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.