Thornton, California

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Population in July 2007: 5,446.
Males: 2,838  (52.1%)
Females: 2,608  (47.9%)
Median resident age:

34.5 years
California median age:

33.3 years

Zip code: 95242

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,821 (it was $43,750 in 2000)
Thornton:

$64,821
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,411 (it was $21,215 in 2000)

Thornton CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $358,942 (it was $143,700 in 2000)
Thornton:

$358,942
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $359,628; detached houses: $371,780; townhouses or other attached units: $309,152; in 2-unit structures: $361,850; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $257,166; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $267,559; mobile homes: $96,517; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $44,784
March 2019 cost of living index in Thornton: 106.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Thornton, CA (2000)
    • 2,26948.8%White alone
    • 1,65935.7%Hispanic
    • 3166.8%Asian alone
    • 1733.7%Black alone
    • 1693.6%Two or more races
    • 420.9%American Indian alone
    • 150.3%Other race alone
    • 70.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Thornton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Thornton, California as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Thornton is 5,446 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 11 feet

Land area: 112.6 square miles.

Population density: 48 people per square mile   (very low).

Thornton, California map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Thornton CCD:

1.4% ($2,082)
California:

0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lodi, CA (8.5 miles , pop. 56,999).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Stockton, CA (13.1 miles , pop. 243,771).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (327.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Terminous, CA (1.8 miles ),
North Woodbridge, CA (2.7 miles ),
South Woodbridge, CA (2.7 miles ),
Woodbridge, CA (2.8 miles ),
Lodi, CA (2.9 miles ),
Walnut Grove, CA (3.0 miles ),
Delta, CA (3.0 miles ),
Acampo, CA (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 38.13 N, Longitude: 121.44 W

Area code: 209

Distribution of median household income in Thornton, CA in 2017
Thornton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.3%
California:

4.6%
Most common industries in Thornton, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.8%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (23.4%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.3%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Thornton, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (13.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (19.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)

Average climate in Thornton, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Thornton, California average temperatures Thornton, California average precipitation Thornton, California humidity Thornton, California wind speed Thornton, California snowfall Thornton, California sunshine Thornton, California clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 113. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

113
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.326. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.326
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.19. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.19
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.777. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.777
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 25.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00646. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00646
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Thornton-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 772% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 85.5 miles away from Thornton center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 72.9 miles away from Thornton center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 255.4 miles away from Thornton center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 223.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 266.9 miles away from Thornton center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 183.9 miles away from Thornton center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Joaquin County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 7, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Thornton:

  • LODI MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - WEST (Hospital, about 8 miles away; LODI, CA)
  • WOODBRIDGE ICF (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, CA)
  • LODI MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - WEST D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LODI, CA)
  • GAPASIN MANOR ICF DDN #3 (Hospital, about 8 miles away; STOCKTON, CA)
  • LODI DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; LODI, CA)
  • SHIRLEY'S ICF/DD-H #4 (Hospital, about 9 miles away; STOCKTON, CA)
  • DUKE FACILITIES, INC #1 (Hospital, about 9 miles away; STOCKTON, CA)

Amtrak stations near Thornton:

  • 15 miles: STOCKTON, CABRAL STATION (STOCKTON, 949 E. CHANNEL ST.) . Services: public payphones.
  • 16 miles: STOCKTON, SAN JOAQUIN ST. (STOCKTON, 735 S. SAN JOAQUIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thornton:

  • San Joaquin Delta College (about 12 miles; Stockton, CA; Full-time enrollment: 12,167)
  • University of the Pacific (about 13 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,999)
  • Cosumnes River College (about 23 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 9,327)
  • Los Medanos College (about 25 miles; Pittsburg, CA; FT enrollment: 5,289)
  • Sacramento City College (about 29 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 15,963)
  • California State University-Sacramento (about 30 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 22,234)
  • University of California-Davis (about 33 miles; Davis, CA; FT enrollment: 30,845)

Public elementary/middle school in Thornton:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Thornton: Thornton Rural Fire Protection District (A), Thornton Branch Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

San Joaquin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.2 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.0%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.7%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

16.4%
Whole state:

14.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.9%
Whole state:

6.3%
52 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
7 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
46 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Thornton:

Marital status in Thornton, CA
  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Thornton:

  • High school or higher: 72.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.3
California average:

16.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Thornton, CA (based on San Joaquin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic183,69218
Evangelical Protestant67,940304
Other33,94968
Mainline Protestant12,06743
Black Protestant3,25117
Orthodox1,3682
None383,039-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 156
San Joaquin County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 45
This county:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 135
San Joaquin County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 349
San Joaquin County:

5.23 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.1%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Joaquin County:

29.2%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
San Joaquin County:

16.5%
State:

17.9%

5.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,899 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
California average:

5.03%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($176 average AGI)
San Joaquin County:

0.02%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Alameda County, CA  1.22% ($64,916 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.69% ($68,400)
from Stanislaus County, CA  0.54% ($56,023)


4.95% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,044 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
California average:

5.21%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
San Joaquin County:

0.03%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Stanislaus County, CA  0.71% ($47,173 average AGI)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.58% ($49,360)
to Alameda County, CA  0.50% ($60,502)

Businesses in Thornton, CA

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Thornton:

  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCVR (1570 AM; 5 kW; LODI, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KATD (990 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SACRAMENTO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thornton:

  • KJOY (99.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXJZ (88.9 FM; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIV., SACRAMENTO)
  • KOSO (93.1 FM; PATTERSON, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUIC (95.3 FM; VACAVILLE, CA; Owner: KUIC, INC.)
  • KQOD (100.1 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUOP (91.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC)
  • KEDR (88.1 FM; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWIN (97.7 FM; LODI, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZBR-FM2 (95.7 FM; LIVERMORE, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KNDL (89.9 FM; ANGWIN, CA; Owner: HOWELL MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLVR (91.9 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Thornton:

  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KDTS-CA (Channel 52; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KEZT-CA (Channel 23; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SACRAMENTO LLC)
  • KMMW-LP (Channel 47; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KTNC-TV (Channel 42; CONCORD, CA; Owner: KTNC LICENSE, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.4mTotal length
  • 54,840Total average daily traffic
  • 12,527Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Thornton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Fire House W Main St (Lat: 38.224917 Lon: -121.419944), Call Sign: KMG749,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz, Grant Date: 03/01/2013, Expiration Date: 05/10/2023, Certifier: Dennis Bitters, Registrant: Ripon Fire Department, 142 S. Stockton Ave., Ripon, CA 95366, Phone: (209) 599-4209, Fax: (209) 599-2847, Email:
  • Bensons Ferry Telemetry Sta (Lat: 38.255472 Lon: -121.439944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: KMY44,
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.575 MHz, Grant Date: 06/27/2003, Expiration Date: 08/31/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2011, Certifier: Glen S Nash, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:
  • Lat: 38.394361 Lon: -122.097750, Call Sign: WPWV596,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.865 MHz, 151.955 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2013, Expiration Date: 01/24/2023, Certifier: Sam Garamendi Mr., Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • THORNTON, 9899 W Barber Rd (Lat: 38.249056 Lon: -121.438000), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 38.4 m, Overall height: 39 m, Call Sign: WMR934,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • Cpf113 Mp 113.5 170 Ft Of Int Galt & Kile (Lat: 38.219056 Lon: -121.416889), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WPNH886,
    Assigned Frequencies: 941.700 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2012, Expiration Date: 10/23/2022, Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 233-2025, Email:
  • Cpf114 Mp 114.3 945 Ft N Of Int W Oak & Louisa St (Lat: 38.229056 Lon: -121.422444), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WPNH887,
    Assigned Frequencies: 941.700 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2012, Expiration Date: 10/23/2022, Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 233-2025, Email:
  • Cpf123 Mp 122.6 3192 Ft N Of Hein & Point Plesant Rd (Lat: 38.347111 Lon: -121.448833), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WPNH889,
    Assigned Frequencies: 941.700 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2012, Expiration Date: 10/23/2022, Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 233-2025, Email:
  • Cpf121 Mp 121.3 3767 Ft S Of Hien & Point Pleasant Rd (Lat: 38.328222 Lon: -121.446333), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WPNH890,
    Assigned Frequencies: 941.700 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2012, Expiration Date: 10/23/2022, Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 233-2025, Email:
  • THORNTON, 4.4 Mi North Of (Lat: 38.283222 Lon: -121.420500), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQP59,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.20 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6315.90 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, 6375.20 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, Grant Date: 06/14/1993, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/17/1999, Registrant: Western Union Corporation, One Lake Street, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA6BTG, Licensee ID: L01110907, Grant Date: 05/22/2017, Expiration Date: 05/22/2027, Certifier: Catherine A Green, Registrant: Catherine A Green, Thornton, CA 95686
  • Call Sign: W1RAT, Previous Call Sign: KG6UTW, Licensee ID: L00853228, Grant Date: 06/10/2005, Expiration Date: 06/10/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2006, Certifier: Richard L Freeman Jr, Registrant: Richard L Freeman Jr, Thornton, CA 95686
  • Call Sign: AE6XP, Previous Call Sign: W1RAT, Licensee ID: L00853228, Grant Date: 06/10/2005, Expiration Date: 06/10/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/31/2006, Certifier: Richard L Freeman Jr, Registrant: Richard L Freeman Jr, Thornton, CA 95686

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 39. The highest number of reported fires - 88 took place in 2004, and the least - 1 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Thornton, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (57.3%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (28.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Thornton, CA
    • 33957.3%Outside Fires
    • 17028.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 447.4%Structure Fires
    • 396.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Thornton, CA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Thornton, CA
  • 57.5%Utility gas
  • 20.7%Electricity
  • 17.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Thornton, CA
  • 44.8%Electricity
  • 37.6%Utility gas
  • 11.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Wood


Thornton compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Thornton on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: agricultural workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: agricultural workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: food (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: beverage and tobacco products (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 1,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: food (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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