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Population in 2012: 62 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.7%
 

Males: 34  (55.6%)
Females: 28  (44.4%)

Median resident age:  50.8 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip code: 68460

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,275 (it was $50,313 in 2000)
Thayer:

$46,275
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,777

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $38,581 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Thayer:

$38,581
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $53,947; Detached houses: $53,947
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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Thayer: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (30.5%), Irish (19.5%), United States (11.0%), English (9.8%), Scottish (8.5%), Norwegian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1600 feet

Land area: 0.30 square miles.

Population density: 206 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Thayer:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Thayer village:

  • Never married: 38.3%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 1.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $375 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $500 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (44.3 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (512.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Waco, NE (2.3 miles ), Benedict, NE (2.5 miles ), Gresham, NE (2.5 miles ), York, NE (2.9 miles ), Utica, NE (3.1 miles ), Stromsburg, NE (3.4 miles ), Surprise, NE (3.7 miles) , Bradshaw, NE (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.97 N, Longitude: 97.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 402

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+10.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (29%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Thayer-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 225% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.9 miles away from the Thayer village center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Thayer-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.4 miles away from Thayer center
On 7/18/1990 at 02:47:03, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.5 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 York County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Thayer:

  • YORK GENERAL DIALYSIS SERVICES (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; YORK, NE)
  • YORK GENERAL HOSP HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; YORK, NE)
  • UTICA COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; UTICA, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thayer:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 43 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 20,702)
  • Central Community College (about 47 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 48 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • Northeast Community College (about 75 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 81 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 9,853)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 84 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,774)
  • Bellevue University (about 84 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 3,237)

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York County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.7%

Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  71.4%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Thayer, NE

Thayer compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Other fuel (41%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (7%)

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Religion statistics for Thayer village (based on York County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.31%
Here69.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchMennonite Church USACatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents27.8%15.4%13.8%9.9%8.3%
Congregations15.8%18.4%2.6%7.9%7.9%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of Christ U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren ChurchesChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents5.6%5.2%2.2%1.9%9.8%
Congregations5.3%2.6%2.6%2.6%34.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
York County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
York County:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.5%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
York County:

30.4%
State:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
York County:

14.2%
State:

12.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$51
Totals for Government 0$0 1$51

Thayer government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($96.77)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($64.52)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($32.26)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($32.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($209.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($112.90)

Thayer government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $9,000 ($145.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($96.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($129.03)
    All Other: $1,000 ($16.13)
  • Tax - NEC: $4,000 ($64.52)
    Property: $3,000 ($48.39)

Thayer government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $23,000 ($370.97)

6.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
Nebraska average:

7.03%

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:
from Lancaster County, NE  0.82% ($26,023 average AGI)
from Fillmore County, NE  0.46% ($32,625)
from Polk County, NE  0.46% ($24,458)


7.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,787 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.83%
Nebraska average:

7.41%

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:
to Lancaster County, NE  2.08% ($23,591 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.51% ($29,444)
to Fillmore County, NE  0.49% ($26,808)

Strongest AM radio stations in Thayer:

  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KAWL (1370 AM; 1 kW; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJSK (900 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thayer:

  • KTMX (104.9 FM; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZEN (100.3 FM; CENTRAL CITY, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KLIR (101.1 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KHNE-FM (89.1 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KRGY (97.3 FM; AURORA, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKOT (93.5 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Thayer:

  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • KHNE-TV (Channel 29; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)

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