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Thebes is a village in Alexander County, in the Cape Girardeau-Jackson metro area.
The latitude of Thebes is 37.220N. The longitude is -89.46W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 351 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 459.
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17% of Thebes residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thebes ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thebes was $11,262, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Thebes residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Thebes, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $213. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $508.
Alexander County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Thebes political report.
The average commute time for Thebes workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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