Thatcher, UT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Thatcher, Utah - Basic Facts

The Thatcher Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Box Elder County at latitude 41.6815 and longitude -112.3201. Box Elder County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,331 feet.

The formal official name is the Thatcher Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Thatcher, Utah.

The U5 Census Class Code for Thatcher indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Thatcher Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Thatcher, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 795
Population in Households 795
Population in Familes 743
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 68
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 225
Average Household Size 3.53
Family Households 188
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 241 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 200 (83.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (10.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $184,746
Average Home Value $205,375


Median Household Income $55,939
Average Household Income $62,971
Per Capita Income $19,490
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.18% 0.47%
Households 0.42% 0.7%
Families -0.98% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Thatcher, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thatcher to the other 326 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 185 44th
Population Density1 # 267 18th
Diversity Index2 # 258 21st
Median Household Income # 154 53rd
Per Capita Income # 226 31st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Utah Census Data Comparison Tool.