Thornton, CO
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Thornton, Colorado Info Snack

Population
144,186
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
8.5%
Median Home
$349,000
Median Income
$80,732
Median Rent
$1,485

Thornton SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
7
Commute
5

Thornton, CO Crime Report

4,953
Total Crimes
3,435.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
46.46%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Thornton
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,953 3,435.9 3,256.9 2,346.0
Violent Crime 415 287.9 423.1 387.8
Murder 5 3.5 5.1 6.5
Robbery 86 59.7 68.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 174 120.7 286.9 279.7
Property Crime 4,538 3,148.0 2,833.8 1,958.2
Burglary 479 332.3 400.3 314.2
Larceny 3,107 2,155.3 1,909.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 952 660.4 524.3 246.0

Thornton, CO Cost Of Living

106
Thornton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Thornton Colorado National Average
Overall 106 112 100
Services 104 104 100
Groceries 91 103 100
Health 98 103 100
Housing 126 133 100
Transportation 109 108 100
Utilities 77 87 100

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Rankings for Thornton in Colorado

Map Of Thornton, CO

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Population over time in Thornton

Year Population % Change
2020 144,186 7.1%
2019 134,588 1.7%
2018 132,310 1.4%
2017 130,511 2.2%
2016 127,688 2.4%
2015 124,707 2.4%
2014 121,814 2.6%
2013 118,747 2.6%
2012 115,683 2.9%
2011 112,374 -

Race / Ethnicity in Thornton

White
54.4% (78,367)
African American
2.1% (3,031)
American Indian
0.3% (382)
Asian
4.9% (7,016)
Hawaiian
0.0% (12)
Other
0.2% (288)
Two Or More
3.0% (4,372)
Hispanic
35.2% (50,718)
Race Thornton CO USA
White 54.4% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 2.1% 3.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.3% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 4.9% 3.1% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.0% 2.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 35.2% 21.7% 18.2%

Gender in Thornton

Female
50.0% (72,051)
Male
50.0% (72,135)
Gender Thornton CO USA
Female 50.0% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 50.0% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Thornton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (8,651)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (10,093)
High School / GED
27.0% (38,930)
Some College
22.0% (31,720)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (14,418)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (28,837)
Master's Degree
6.0% (8,651)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,441)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,441)
Education Thornton CO USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 26.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Thornton, Colorado

Less than $10,000
3.0% (439,313)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.8% (253,497)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.6% (804,178)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.3% (904,469)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.2% (1,471,455)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.6% (2,677,722)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.7% (2,404,228)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.2% (3,062,583)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.8% (1,409,926)
$200,000 or more
6.9% (991,224)
Income Thornton CO USA
Less than $10,000 3.0% 4.5% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.8% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.6% 6.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.3% 7.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.2% 11.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.6% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.7% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.2% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.8% 8.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 6.9% 9.6% 8.3%

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