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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    A+
  8. Weather
    NG
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    A
Thayer County is located in Nebraska with a population of 5,133. Thayer County is one of the best places to live in Nebraska. In Thayer County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Thayer County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Thayer County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$67,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$555
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Thayer County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Thayer County

Jobs
A+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$48,151
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Thayer County

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