Thatcher, Arizona


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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

2017:  5,217

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:  $43,083

Per Capita Income:  $20,985

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Educational Attainment

Less than 9th grade:  2.8%

9th to 12th grade (no diploma):  4.2%

High school graduate (includes equivalency):  24.2%

Some college (no degree):  26.6%

Associate’s degree:  ​17.2%

Bachelor’s degree:  13.3%

Graduate or professional degree:  11.8%

High school graduate or higher:  93.0%

Bachelor’s degree or higher:  25.0%

Note. Population 25 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Poverty

Individuals:  17.2%

Families:  13.7%

Children:  17.7%

Seniors:  15.3%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)

 

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Labor Force & Unemployment

Civilian Labor Force (2017):  2,212

Unemployment Rate (2017):  2.9%

Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity


Workforce (by occupation)

Management, business, science & arts:  30.5%

Service:  26.9%

Sales & office:  23.9%

Natural resources, construction & maintenance:  11.1%

Production, transportation & material moving:  ​7.7%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Workforce (by industry)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting & mining:  7.8%

Construction:  6.5%

Manufacturing:  2.3%

Wholesale trade:  0.1%

Retail trade:  ​13.9%

Transportation, warehousing & utilities:  1.7%

Information:  0.0%

Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing:  1.3%

Professional, scientific, management, administrative & waste management services: 6.9%

Educational services, health care & social assistance:  34.0%

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food services:  11.4%

Other services (except public administration):  2.8%

Public Administration:  11.5%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Average Travel Time to Work

16.6 min

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Housing Units

Total housing units:  1,847

Occupied housing units:  89.5%

Vacant housing units:  10.5%

Owner-occupied:  60.3%

Renter-occupied:  ​39.7%

Homeowner vacancy rate:  3.9%

Rental vacancy rate: 3.4%

Median home value:  $143,800

Median monthly homeowner cost:  $1,077

Homeowners paying 30% or more of income for housing:  14.3%

Median gross monthly rent:  $798

Renters paying 30% or more of income for housing:  43.4%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)

 

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Business Sites

Arizona Incentives

Available Commercial Property

Town of Thatcher Planning & Zoning


Hospitality

Hotels / Motels

Restaurants


Education

K-12

Thatcher Unified School District

Triumphant Learning Center

Gila Institute for Technology

Higher Education

Eastern Arizona College

Northern Arizona University (Thatcher Campus)

Arizona State University (degrees offered at Eastern Arizona College)


Utilities

Electricity, Water, Sewer

Thatcher Municipal Utilities

Telecommunications

CableOne

Valley Telecom

Internet Service Providers


Financial Services

Chase (Safford)

National Bank of Arizona (Safford)

Washington Federal (Safford)

OneAZ Credit Union (Safford)

Farm Credit Services Southwest (Safford)

 

Lifestyle8

Quality of Life

Weather and Climate

Homes for Sale

Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center

Physicians

Dentists

Things to Do

Library

Parks and Recreation

Aquatics


Transportation

Major Metro Markets

Tucson (130 mi)

Phoenix (162 mi)

Commercial Airports

Tucson International Airport (126 mi)

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (157 mi)

General Aviation Airports

Safford Regional Airport

Rail

Arizona Eastern Railway

Express Shipping Providers

FedEx (Safford)

UPS (Safford)


Taxes & Regulation

Business Taxes

Individual Income Tax

Withholding Tax

Worker’s Compensation

Unemployment Insurance

Sales Tax (TPT)

Property Tax Rates

Minimum Wage


Census Data

Census 2010

American Community Survey (2012-2016)

 

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



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