Thatcher, UT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Thatcher, Utah - Basic Facts

The Thatcher Census Designated Place had a population of 886 as of July 1, 2017. Thatcher ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Thatcher is located at latitude 41.6815 and longitude -112.3201 in Box Elder County. 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. Box Elder County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,331 feet.

The Thatcher Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584779) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Thatcher Census Designated Place is located within Howell-Snowville Division of Box Elder County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Thatcher population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Thatcher, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 886
Daytime Population: Workers 43
Daytime Population: Residents 486
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 529
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 886
Population in Familes 829
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 74
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $69,183
Average Household Income $76,711
Per Capita Income $23,199


Total Housing Units 259 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 219 (84.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $195,000
Average Home Value $224,886


Total Households 246
Average Household Size 3.6
Family Households 204
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.61% 1.49%
Households 1.49% 1.35%
Families 0.55% 1.34%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Thatcher, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thatcher to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 177 46th
Population Density # 263 19th
Diversity Index # 253 23rd
Median Household Income # 96 71st
Per Capita Income # 177 46th

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