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Thatcher is a town in Graham County, in the Safford metro area.

The community was named after Mormon Apostle Moses Thatcher.

The latitude of Thatcher is 32.849N. The longitude is -109.758W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,910 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,043.


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Median household income
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$32,412
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Thatcher demographic reports
Thatcher is in the Gila River Valley.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Roper Lake State Park, Coronado National Forest
Colleges and universities: Eastern Arizona College

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10% of Thatcher residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thatcher ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thatcher was $12,961, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of Thatcher residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Thatcher, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $781.


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Graham County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Thatcher political report.

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The average commute time for Thatcher workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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