poverty rates
Individuals17.1%
Families
12.1%
Children
13.9%
Seniors
10.6%
Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2011-2015)


Workforce (by occupation)
Management, business, science & arts30.4%
Service
26.3%
Sales & office21.3%
Natural resources, construction & maintenance13.1%
Production, transportation & material moving​8.9%
Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2011-2015)


Housing Units
Total housing units
1,872
Occupied housing units85.0%
Vacant housing units15.0%
Owner-occupied62.8%
Renter-occupied​37.2%
Homeowner vacancy rate
4.1%
 Rental vacancy rate9.7%
Median home value$154,300
Median monthly homeowner cost$1,088
Homeowners paying 30% or more of income for housing16.6%
Median gross monthly rent$740
Renters paying 30% or more of income for housing48.5%
Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2011-2015)


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)


Workforce (by industry)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting & mining
6.8%
Construction5.8%
Manufacturing3.3%
Wholesale trade0.3%
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 assistance34.0%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food services9.8%
Other services (except public administration)3.3%
Public Administration11.7%
Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2011-2015)


INCOME
Median Household Income
$44,167
Per Capita Income
$20,168
Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2011-2015)


Utilities
ElectricITY, WATER/WASTEWATER

Thatcher Municipal Utilities

Telecommunications

CableOne

Valley Telecom

Internet Service Providers

ASSET INVENTORY

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Thatcher, Arizona

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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%
Percent high school graduate or higher
93.8%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher
25.6%
Note. Population 25 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2011-2015)


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


ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

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Labor Force & Unemployment
Civilian Labor Force (2016)
2,131
Unemployment Rate (2016)
4.1%
Monthly Unemployment Rate (December 2016, unadjusted)
3.5%
Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity


AVERAGE TRAVEL TIME TO WORK
15.8 minutes
Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2011-2015)


Age Groups
Under 5
8.7%
5 to 9
7.0%
10 to 14
7.0%
15 to 1914.0%
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)