Thayer County

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Thayer County, Nebraska

PO Box 208
Hebron, NE 68370
Phone: (402) 768-6126
Fax: (402) 768-2129
www.thayercounty.ne.gov

On the southern border of NE, southwest of Lincoln; organized as Jefferson County 1867; name changed 1871. Name Origin: For Gen. John Milton Thayer (1820-1906), an officer in the Civil War, U.S. senator from NE (1867-71), and governor (1887-92)

Area (sq mi):: 575.30 (land 574.55; water 0.75) Population per square mile: 9.50
Population 2005: 5,436 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 -10.20%; 1990-2000 -8.70% Population 2000: 6,055 (White 98.10%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 44.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,043; median household $30,740; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,541-$29,383
Unemployment (2004): 3.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 14.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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