Thayer County is located in south-central Nebraska. The County Seat is Hebron and the largest city is Hebron. The Official Web Site is located at http://thayercountyne.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 5,230 and the 2010 census population was 5,228. The land area is 573.81 square miles and there are 9.1 persons per square mile.
98.1% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 2.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 91.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $61,200, there are 2,343 households, an average of 2.15 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,965, the median household income is $44,422, and 13.4% of the persons in Thayer County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 532. Retail sales (in $1000) were $54,943, and sales per capita were $10,654.
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