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Thayer is a village in Sangamon County, in the Springfield metro area.
The latitude of Thayer is 39.538N. The longitude is -89.763W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 643 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 750.
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19% of Thayer residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thayer ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thayer was $20,933, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Thayer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Thayer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $404. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $713.
Sangamon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Thayer political report.
The average commute time for Thayer workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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