For population 25 years and over in Thornton:
For population 15 years and over in Thornton town:
41 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.5% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (64.9 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (113.6 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (250.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Campton, NH (2.3 miles ), Ellsworth, NH (2.6 miles) , Woodstock, NH (2.6 miles ), Waterville Valley, NH (2.6 miles ), North Woodstock, NH (2.9 miles ), Livermore, NH (2.9 miles) , Lincoln, NH (3.1 miles ), Plymouth, NH (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.91 N, Longitude: 71.63 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 603
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Thornton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Work and jobs in Thornton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Thornton, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Thornton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Hampshire state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Thornton town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/11/1973, a category F2 tornado 28.6 miles away from the town center .
Earthquake activity:Thornton-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 28.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.3 miles away from Thornton center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.9 miles away from Thornton center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Grafton County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Moses Cheney - Abolitionist.
Hospitals/medical centers near Thornton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thornton:
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Public elementary/middle school in Thornton:
Library in Thornton:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Thornton and their reported violations in the past:WILLIAM TELL RESTAURANT (Population served: 151, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MILLSBROOK VILLAGE (Population served: 68, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:VALLEY BROOK COTTAGES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Thornton compared to New Hampshire state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Thornton town (based on Grafton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.98%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 33
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Number of full-service restaurants: 123
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,840 average adjusted gross income)
0.56% of residents moved from foreign countries ($563 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,875 average adjusted gross income)
0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($384 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Thornton, New Hampshire:See more detailed statistics of Thornton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 30See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Thornton, NH
Total length: 86 meters (282ft)
Total costs: $75,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 79,520
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,241
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 117,691
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Thornton, NH
Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.