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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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Median household income
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$20,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Thebes demographic reports
Thebes is on a hill above the Mississippi
Former and merged names include:
· Sparhawk's Landing
· Sparhawk's Nest

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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.

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4% of Thebes residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Thebes, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $213.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $508.


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Alexander County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Thebes political report.

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The average commute time for Thebes workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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