Thatcher, Arizona

ASSET INVENTORY

This asset inventory is a service of Town of Thatcher (Economic Development)


Thatcher is a town in Graham County, Arizona


Thatcher, AZ

Population Estimates & Projections

2019:  5,255

2025:  5,447

2035:  5,790

2045:  6,061

2055:  6,261

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)


Educational Attainment

Less than 9th grade:  46  (1.8%)

9th to 12th grade (no diploma):  116  (4.4%)

High school graduate (includes equivalency):  644  (24.6%)

Some college (no degree):  699  (26.7%)

Associate’s degree:  ​416  (15.9%)

Bachelor’s degree:  298  (11.4%)

Graduate or professional degree:  403  (15.4%)

High school graduate or higher:  2,460  (93.8%)

Bachelor’s degree or higher:  701  (26.7%)

Note. Population 25 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


School Enrollment

Nursery school, preschool:  33

Kindergarten:  94

Elementary school (grades 1-8):  722

High school (grades 9-12)359

College or graduate school:  745

Note. Population 3 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


Income

Median Household Income:  $55,833

Per Capita Income:  $21,679

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


Poverty

Individuals:  15.3%

Families:  11.3%

Children:  17.7%

Seniors:  9.6%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)

Thatcher, Arizona

Labor Force & Unemployment

Civilian Labor Force:  2,362

Employed:  2,326

Unemployed:  36

Unemployment Rate:  1.5%

Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity (2019)


Workforce (by occupation)

Management, business, science & arts:  651  (31.8%)

Service:  432  (21.1%)

Sales & office:  475  (23.2%)

Natural resources, construction & maintenance:  370  (18.1%)

Production, transportation & material moving:  ​116  (5.7%)

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


Workforce (by industry)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting & mining:  265  (13.0%)

Construction:  126  (6.2%)

Manufacturing:  28  (1.4%)

Wholesale trade:  15  (0.7%)

Retail trade:  ​231  (11.3%)

Transportation, warehousing & utilities:  46  (2.3%)

Information:  33  (1.6%)

Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing:  42  (2.1%)

Professional, scientific, management, administrative & waste management services:  134  (6.6%)

Educational services, health care & social assistance:  632  (30.9%)

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food services:  271  (13.3%)

Other services (except public administration):  43  (2.1%)

Public Administration:  178  (8.7%)

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


Average Travel Time to Work

19.7 min

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


Housing Units

Total housing units:  1,859

Occupied housing units:  1,636  (88.0%)

Vacant housing units:  223  (12.0%)

Homeowner vacancy rate:  7.9%

Rental vacancy rate:  6.5%

Owner-occupied:  978  (59.8%)

Renter-occupied:  ​658  (40.2%)

Median home value:  $149,400

Median monthly homeowner cost:  $1,302*

Homeowners paying 30% or more of income for housing:  91  (14.8%)*

Median gross monthly rent:  $836

Renters paying 30% or more of income for housing:  204  (36.7%)

*Includes only housing units with a mortgage. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)

Thatcher, Arizona

Real Estate & Development

Commercial Property (For Sale)

Commercial Property (Lease)

Land for Sale

Homes for Sale

Rentals (Residential)

Town of Thatcher Planning & Zoning


Quality of Life

Weather and Climate

Attractions, Activities, and Events

Library

Parks and Recreation

Aquatics


Health Care

Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center

Physicians

Dentists


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)


Hospitality

Hotels / Motels

Restaurants

Thatcher, Arizona

Transportation & Shipping

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

Shipping

Trucking Companies

Shipping Services (Parcel)


Utilities & Telecommunications

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 West (Safford)


Incentives, Taxes & Regulation

Arizona Incentives

Business Taxes

Individual Income Tax

Withholding Tax

Worker’s Compensation

Unemployment Insurance

Sales Tax (TPT)

Property Tax Rates

Minimum Wage

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This asset inventory is a service of Town of Thatcher (Economic Development)