Thornton, CO
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Thornton, Colorado Info Snack

Population
136,868
Unemployment
3.6%
Poverty
8.8%
Median Home
$322,200
Median Income
$79,411
Median Rent
$1,495

Thornton SnackAbility

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

Thornton, CO Crime Report

4,691
Total Crimes
3,299.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
33.23%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Thornton
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,691 3,299.6 2,971.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 388 272.9 381.0 366.7
Murder 1 0.7 3.8 5.0
Robbery 74 52.1 63.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 183 128.7 246.3 250.2
Property Crime 4,303 3,026.7 2,590.7 2,109.9
Burglary 393 276.4 348.4 340.5
Larceny 3,279 2,306.4 1,858.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 631 443.8 384.0 219.9

Thornton, CO Cost Of Living

105
Thornton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Thornton Colorado National Average
Overall 105 110 100
Services 104 103 100
Groceries 84 97 100
Health 98 104 100
Housing 128 134 100
Transportation 95 102 100
Utilities 79 86 100

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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
2019 136,868 1.7%
2018 134,588 1.7%
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
56.1% (76,737)
African American
2.0% (2,693)
American Indian
0.3% (466)
Asian
4.8% (6,548)
Hawaiian
0.0% (51)
Other
0.1% (125)
Two Or More
2.5% (3,468)
Hispanic
34.2% (46,780)
Race Thornton CO USA
White 56.1% 68.1% 60.7%
African American 2.0% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 4.8% 3.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.5% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 34.2% 21.5% 18.0%

Gender in Thornton

Female
50.3% (68,806)
Male
49.7% (68,062)
Gender Thornton CO USA
Female 50.3% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 49.7% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Thornton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (6,843)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (9,580)
High School / GED
27.0% (36,954)
Some College
22.0% (30,110)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (13,686)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (27,373)
Master's Degree
7.0% (9,580)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,368)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,368)
Education Thornton CO USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
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% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 26.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 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
3.2% (435,091)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.1% (284,966)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.7% (642,448)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.3% (859,994)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.6% (1,450,604)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.5% (2,667,481)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.6% (2,278,536)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.9% (2,991,702)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.5% (1,301,678)
$200,000 or more
5.7% (774,294)
Income Thornton CO USA
Less than $10,000 3.2% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.1% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.7% 7.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.3% 7.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.6% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.5% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.6% 13.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.9% 17.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.5% 8.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.7% 8.8% 7.7%

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