This asset inventory is a project of Town of Thatcher Economic Development

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Thatcher is part of Graham County, Arizona

 

Thatcher, Arizona

ASSET INVENTORY

Population Estimates and Projections

2016:  5,174

2020:  5,371

2030:  5,892

2040:  6,382

2050:  6,831

Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity


Age Groups

Under 5:  8.7%

5 to 9:  7.0%

10 to 14:  7.0%

15 to 19:  14.0%

20 to 24:  ​11.3%

25 to 29:  5.5%

30 to 34:  5.2%

35 to 39:  4.3%

40 to 44:  4.0%

45 to 49:  5.2%

50 to 54:  6.1%

55 to 59:  4.9%

60 to 64:  4.7%

65 to 69:  3.5%

70 to 74:  2.8%

75 to 79:  2.8%

80 to 84:  1.5%

85 and over:  1.5%

Median age (years):  26.6

16 years and over:  76.1%

18 years and over:  73.3%

21 years and over:  59.9%

62 and over:  14.6%

65 and over:  12.0%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Race & Ethnicity

White:  85.2%

Black or African American:  1.8%

American Indian & Alaska Native:  1.8%

Asian:  0.7%

Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander:  ​0.2%

Some other race (including 2 or more races): 10.3%

Hispanic or Latino (of any race):  21.6%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Income

Median Household Income:  $44,167

Per Capita Income:  $20,168

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2011-2015)


Educational Attainment

Less than 9th grade:  1.4%

9th to 12th grade (no diploma):  4.8%

High school graduate (includes equivalency):  24.1%

Some college (no degree):  26.2%

Associate's degree:  ​17.9%

Bachelor's degree:  12.7%

Graduate or professional degree:  12.9%

High school graduate or higher:  93.8%

Bachelor's degree or higher:  25.6%

Note. Population 25 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2011-2015).


Poverty

Individuals:  17.1%

Families:  12.1%

Children:  13.9%

Seniors:  10.6%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2011-2015)

 

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Labor Force & Unemployment

Civilian Labor Force (2016):  2,078

Unemployment Rate (2016):  3.4%

Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity 


Workforce (by occupation)

Management, business, science & arts:  30.4%

Service:  26.3%

Sales & office:  21.3%

Natural resources, construction & maintenance:  13.1%

Production, transportation & material moving:  ​8.9%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2011-2015) 


Workforce (by industry)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting & mining:  6.8%

Construction:  5.8%

Manufacturing:  3.3%

Wholesale trade:  0.3%

Retail trade:  ​14.2%

Transportation, warehousing & utilities:  2.4%

Information:  0.0%

Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing:  1.9%

Professional, scientific, management, administrative & waste management services: 6.5%

Educational services, health care & social assistance:  34.0%

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food services:  9.8%

Other services (except public administration):  3.3%

Public Administration:  11.7%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2011-2015) 


Average Travel Time to Work

15.8 min

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2011-2015)


Housing Units

Total housing units:  1,872

Occupied housing units:  85.0%

Vacant housing units:  15.0%

Owner-occupied:  62.8%

Renter-occupied:  ​37.2%

Homeowner vacancy rate:  4.1%

Rental vacancy rate: 9.7%

Median home value:  $154,300

Median monthly homeowner cost:  $1,088

Homeowners paying 30% or more of income for housing:  16.6%

Median gross monthly rent:  $740

Renters paying 30% or more of income for housing:  48.5%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2011-2015)

 

 

This asset inventory is a project of Town of Thatcher Economic Development