Thayer is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 2,245 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Thayer is the 232nd largest community in Missouri.
Thayer is a blue-collar town, with 35.45% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Thayer is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thayer who work in sales jobs (14.61%), management occupations (7.88%), and personal care services (7.75%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.37 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Thayer doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Thayer are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.27% of adults in Thayer have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Thayer in 2010 was $16,288, which is lower middle income relative to Missouri, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $65,152 for a family of four.
The people who call Thayer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Thayer residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Thayer include Irish, English, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Thayer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages and Spanish.