Thornton SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
5

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Thornton, Colorado Info Snack

The City of Thornton is a Home Rule Municipality in Adams and Weld counties in the U.S. state of Colorado, located in the northeast quadrant of the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area. Thornton is 10 miles (16 km) north/northeast of downtown Denver. The United States Census Bureau reported the city's growing population at 118,772 on April 1, 2010, a 44.2% increase from the 2000 Census population of 82,384. Thornton is the sixth-most populous city in the state of Colorado and the 213th-most populous city in the United States.
Population
132,310
Unemployment
4.3%
Poverty
8.5%
Median Home
$262,100
Median Income
$73,517
Median Rent
$1,319

Rankings for Thornton in Colorado

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Map Of Thornton, CO

Population over time in Thornton

Year Population % Change
2017 132,310 1.4%
2016 130,511 2.2%
2015 127,688 2.4%
2014 124,707 2.4%
2013 121,814 2.6%
2012 118,747 2.6%
2011 115,683 2.9%
2010 112,374 -

Race / Ethnicity in Thornton

White
57.6% (76,149)
African American
1.6% (2,091)
American Indian
0.3% (446)
Asian
4.9% (6,419)
Hawaiian
0.1% (74)
Other
0.1% (97)
Two Or More
2.1% (2,778)
Hispanic
33.4% (44,256)
Race Thornton CO USA
White 57.6% 68.6% 61.5%
African American 1.6% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 4.9% 3.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.4% 2.3%
Hispanic 33.4% 21.3% 17.6%

Household Income For Thornton, Colorado

Less than $10,000
3.1% (410,161)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.5% (330,775)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.2% (688,012)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.6% (1,005,556)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.2% (1,614,182)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.5% (2,712,355)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.7% (2,209,577)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.4% (2,566,814)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.0% (1,058,480)
$200,000 or more
4.7% (621,857)
Income Thornton CO USA
Less than $10,000 3.1% 5.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.5% 3.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.2% 8.0% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.6% 8.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.2% 12.6% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.5% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.7% 13.5% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.4% 16.2% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.0% 7.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 4.7% 7.1% 6.3%

Gender in Thornton

Female
49.6% (65,601)
Male
50.4% (66,708)
Gender Thornton CO USA
Female 49.6% 49.8% 50.8%
Male 50.4% 50.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Thornton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.4% (7,171)
9-12th Grade
7.6% (10,034)
High School / GED
27.3% (36,058)
Some College
22.8% (30,169)
Associate's Degree
9.5% (12,597)
Bachelor's Degree
19.5% (25,766)
Master's Degree
6.3% (8,305)
Professional Degree
1.1% (1,456)
Doctorate Degree
0.6% (749)
Education Thornton CO USA
< 9th Grade 5.4% 3.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 7.6% 5.2% 7.2%
High School / GED 27.3% 21.6% 27.3%
Some College 22.8% 21.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.5% 8.4% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 19.5% 24.8% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.3% 10.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.1% 2.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.6% 1.7% 1.4%

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