Thayer County, NE Demographic Data

Thayer County, NE Summary

Thayer County is located in Nebraska
  • Population: 5,195
  • Area: 574.98 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 573.81 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 1.17 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 9.03 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 1,449.48 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Thayer County, NE Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
2,605
51%
50.8
Male
2,558
50%
49.2
Total Population
5,163
 
323,128,000

Thayer County, NE Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
292
5.7% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
345
6.7% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
259
5.0% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
281
5.4% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
244
4.7% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
429
8.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
503
9.7% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
680
13.2% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
366
7.1% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
455
8.8% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
610
11.8% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
479
9.3% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
220
4.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
4,075
78.9%
77.2
Female
2,077
51.0%
51.3
Male
1,998
49.0%
48.7
21 Years and over
3,976
77.0%
73.1
62 Years and over
1,587
30.7%
18.8
65 Years and over
1,309
25.4%
15.2
Female
737
56.3%
55.8
Male
572
43.7%
44.2
Median Age (years)
48
0.0%
0.0

Thayer County, NE Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
5,076
98.3% 
96.8
White
5,040
97.6% 
72.6
Black or African American
7
0.1% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
13
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
0
0.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.4
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.6
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
16
0.3% 
5.1
Two or More Races
87
1.7% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
114
2.2% 
17.8
Mexican
95
1.8% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
1
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
18
0.3% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
5,049
97.8% 
82.2

Thayer County, NE Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
79
2.1% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
226
6.0% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,356
36.2% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
835
22.3% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
513
13.7% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
538
14.4% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
195
5.2% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
305
8.1%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
3,437
91.8%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
733
19.6%
31.2

Thayer County, NE Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
777
18.2%
33.7%
Now Married
2,767
64.8%
47.5
Divorced
335
7.9%
11.0%
Separated
21
0.5%
2.0
Widowed
367
8.6
5.8%

Thayer County, NE Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
4,738
97.3%
78.4%
Languages other than english
133
2.7%
21.6%
Spanish
111
2.3%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
17
0.3%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
0
0.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
5
0.1%
1.1%

Thayer County, NE Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
141
5.9%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
150
6.3%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
287
12.1%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
278
11.7%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
454
19.1%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
422
17.8%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
274
11.5%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
255
10.7%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
63
2.7%
5.8
$200,000 or more
51
2.1%
6.4
Median household income
45,590
 
57,617
Per capita income
30,057
 
31,128

Thayer County, NE Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
330
13.0%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
105
4.1%
9.8
Construction
174
6.9%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
670
26.4%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
157
6.2%
6.6
Information
20
0.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
335
13.2%
10.1
Other services except public administration
146
5.8%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
105
4.1%
11.4
Public administration
81
3.2%
4.6
Retail trade
234
9.2%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
97
3.8%
5.2
Wholesale trade
80
3.2%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
309
12.2%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
855
33.7%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
397
15.7%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
545
21.5%
23.3%
Service occupations
428
16.9%
18.1%

Thayer County, NE Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
2,442
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
1,978
81.0%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
149
6.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
2
0.1%
5.1
Walked
106
4.3%
2.7
Other means
12
0.5%
1.8
Worked at home
195
8.0%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
13.3
 
26.6

Thayer County, NE Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
102
4.3%
8.7
1 vehicles
560
23.6%
33.2
2 vehicles
913
38.4%
37.1
3 or more
800
33.7%
21.0

Thayer County, NE Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,375
86.9%
87.6
Owner Occupied
1,832
77.1%
63.1
Renter Occupied
543
22.9%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
358
13.1%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
4
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.2
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
1.9
0.0%
2.5

Thayer County, NE Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,733
1 room
9
0.3%
2.4
2 rooms
41
1.5%
2.7
3 rooms
70
2.6%
9.1
4 rooms
329
12.0%
16.5
5 rooms
564
20.6%
19.8
6 rooms
436
16.0%
17.8
7 rooms
364
13.3%
12.0
8 rooms
390
14.3%
8.6
9 rooms or more
530
19.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Thayer County, NE Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,733
 
 
1-unit, detached
2,497
91.4%
61.5
1-unit, attached
27
1.0%
5.9
2-units
19
0.7%
3.6
3 or 4 units
3
0.1%
4.4
5 to 9 units
87
3.2%
4.8
10 to 19 units
11
0.4%
4.4
20 or more units
55
2.0%
9.0
Mobile home
34
1.2%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Thayer County, NE Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,094
40.0%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
208
7.6%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
284
10.4%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
234
8.6%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
350
12.8%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
245
9.0%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
126
4.6%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
127
4.6%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
65
2.4%
2.8%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
1.4%

Thayer County, NE Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,046
44.0%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
475
20.0%
4.7
Electricity
761
32.0%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
5
0.2%
4.8
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
33
1.4%
1.9
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
49
2.1%
0.5
No fuel used
6
0.3%
1.1

Thayer County, NE Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
706
 
47295100.0
$2,500 to $2,999
15
2.1%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
15
2.1%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
19
2.7%
11.8%
Less than $500
60
8.5%
1.6%
$1,500 to $1,999
63
8.9%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
130
18.4%
28.8%
$500 to $999
404
57.2%
20.4%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
385
56.0%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
101
14.7%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
79
11.5%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
49
7.1%
7.0%
35.0% or more
73
10.6%
21.3%
Not Computed
19
0.0%
0.0%

Thayer County, NE Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
437 
 
41,631,300 
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
0
0.0%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
2
0.5%
28.3%
$3,000 or more
3
0.7%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
6
1.4%
1.9%
Less than $500
186
42.6%
10.7%
$500 to $999
240
54.9%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
106
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
529
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
84
19.5%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
144
33.5%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
91
21.2%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
24
5.6%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
6
1.4%
9.0%
35.0% or more
81
18.8%
40.7%
Not Computed
113
0.0%
0.0%

Thayer County, NE Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,832
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
611
33.4%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
584
31.9%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
264
14.4%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
79
4.3%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
170
9.3%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
94
5.1%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
26
1.4%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
4
0.2%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
68,900
 
205,000
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