Thornton SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
4

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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
130,511
Unemployment
4.5%
Poverty
8.2%
Median Home
$236,100
Median Income
$69,417
Median Rent
$1,206

Rankings for Thornton in Colorado

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Map Of Thornton, CO

Population over time in Thornton

Year Population % Change
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
58.2% (75,994)
African American
1.4% (1,847)
American Indian
0.3% (400)
Asian
5.2% (6,792)
Hawaiian
0.1% (83)
Other
0.1% (110)
Two Or More
2.2% (2,867)
Hispanic
32.5% (42,418)
Race Thornton CO USA
White 58.2% 69.0% 60.6%
African American 1.4% 3.9% 10.4%
American Indian 0.3% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 5.2% 2.9% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.3% 2.5%
Hispanic 32.5% 21.1% 17.3%

Household Income For Thornton, Colorado

Less than $10,000
2.9% (3,784)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.5% (3,262)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.4% (7,047)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.8% (11,484)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.1% (17,096)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.1% (28,842)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.6% (20,359)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.2% (25,058)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.4% (8,352)
$200,000 or more
4.0% (5,220)
Income Thornton CO USA
Less than $10,000 2.9% 5.6% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.5% 3.9% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.4% 8.6% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.8% 9.0% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.1% 12.9% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.1% 18.2% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.6% 13.5% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.2% 15.4% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.4% 6.5% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 4.0% 6.3% 5.7%

Gender in Thornton

Female
49.7% (64,894)
Male
50.3% (65,616)
Gender Thornton CO USA
Female 49.7% 49.8% 50.8%
Male 50.3% 50.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Thornton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.7% (7,456)
9-12th Grade
7.3% (9,509)
High School / GED
27.5% (35,865)
Some College
23.2% (30,332)
Associate's Degree
9.4% (12,266)
Bachelor's Degree
18.8% (24,471)
Master's Degree
6.6% (8,591)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,314)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (703)
Education Thornton CO USA
< 9th Grade 5.7% 3.7% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 7.3% 5.3% 7.4%
High School / GED 27.5% 21.7% 27.5%
Some College 23.2% 22.2% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.4% 8.4% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 18.8% 24.4% 18.8%
Master's Degree 6.6% 10.5% 8.2%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.2% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.6% 1.3%

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