Thorntonville, Texas

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Population in 2014: 515 (74% urban, 26% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.5%
 
Males: 243  (47.3%)
Females: 272  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 79756.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $61,047 (it was $30,938 in 2000)
Thorntonville:

$61,047
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,203 (it was $17,210 in 2000)

Thorntonville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $74,695 (it was $29,600 in 2000)
Thorntonville:

$74,695
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $85,183; Detached houses: $99,755; Mobile homes: $42,938

Median gross rent in 2016: $357.

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  • Races in Thorntonville, TX (2010)

    Thorntonville races chart
    • 26756.1%White alone
    • 19941.8%Hispanic
    • 40.8%Black alone
    • 20.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.4%Asian alone
    • 20.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Thorntonville: 73.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (2.6%), European (2.6%), Irish (2.6%), German (1.4%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2604 feet

Land area: 0.78 square miles.

Population density: 658 people per square mile   (low).

Thorntonville, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Thorntonville:

  • High school or higher: 70.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Thorntonville town:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

81 residents are foreign born (12.6% Latin America).

This town:

13.3%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $609 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $435 (0.6%)

Thorntonville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (38.3 miles , pop. 90,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (206.5 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (301.2 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Monahans, TX (1.1 miles ), Wickett, TX (2.2 miles ), Pyote, TX (3.5 miles) , Grandfalls, TX (4.1 miles ), Wink, TX (4.3 miles ), Kermit, TX (4.6 miles ), Coyanosa, TX (5.0 miles) , Imperial, TX (5.0 miles ).

Latitude: 31.58 N, Longitude: 102.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 432

Thorntonville household income distribution Thorntonville home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -235 (-34.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (48%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (38%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Thorntonville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Thorntonville, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Thorntonville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Thorntonville town center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/1/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.4 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Thorntonville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.3 miles away from Thorntonville center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 161.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from Thorntonville center
On 5/23/2004 at 09:22:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 116.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ward County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Thorntonville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Thorntonville:

  • BAKER BRAME SKILLED NURSING AND REH CT (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; MONAHANS, TX)
  • MONAHANS MANAGED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; MONAHANS, TX)
  • MAIN STREET HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MONAHANS, TX)
  • WARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 3 miles away; MONAHANS, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thorntonville:

  • Odessa College (about 38 miles; Odessa, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,107)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 41 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • Midland College (about 58 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • Sul Ross State University (about 95 miles; Alpine, TX; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Howard College (about 99 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • South Plains College (about 142 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Angelo State University (about 146 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)

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Ward County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.4%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Texas average:

14.3

Thorntonville travel time to work - commute Thorntonville mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Thorntonville town (based on Ward County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,36420
Catholic2,5253
Mainline Protestant6906
Other1622
None3,917-
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: 2
Ward County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Ward County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Ward County:

10.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Ward County:

27.8%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Thorntonville:

48.3%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Thorntonville:

43.3%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Thorntonville:

22.7%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.8%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Thorntonville:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Thorntonville:

34.1%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

51.1%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Thorntonville:

75.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Thorntonville, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$9,600
Totals for Government 0$0 1$9,600

7.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,788 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.94%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ector County, TX  1.40% ($32,560 average AGI)
from Midland County, TX  0.59% ($34,905)
from Reeves County, TX  0.45% ($36,938)


7.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,371 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ector County, TX  1.46% ($42,115 average AGI)
to Midland County, TX  0.90% ($47,250)
to Reeves County, TX  0.28% ($28,300)

Strongest AM radio stations in Thorntonville:

  • KLBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: SANDSHILLS COMMUNICATION, INC.)
  • KERB (600 AM; 1 kW; KERMIT, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK, INC.)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KXOI (810 AM; 1 kW; CRANE, TX; Owner: HISPANIC OUTREACH MINISTRIES, INC)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KFLB (920 AM; 1 kW; ODESSA, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KWEL (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: FAUSTINO QUIROZ)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOZA (1230 AM; 1 kW; ODESSA, TX; Owner: MESA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thorntonville:

  • KMRK-FM (96.1 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFZX (102.1 FM; GARDENDALE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHKX (99.1 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ENCORE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KGEE (99.9 FM; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KPTX (98.3 FM; PECOS, TX; Owner: PARADAY, INC.)
  • KERB-FM (106.3 FM; KERMIT, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Thorntonville:

  • KWES-TV (Channel 9; ODESSA, TX; Owner: MIDESSA TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KUPB (Channel 18; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOSA-TV (Channel 7; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ICA BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KPDN-LP (Channel 27; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CTING, INC.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (47%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Thorntonville compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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