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Thornton, Colorado Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $218,400 (it was $152,100 in 2000)
Thornton:

$218,400
Colorado:

$240,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $157,900 - $288,400

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $251,348
Here:

$251,348
State:

$318,837

Townhouses or other attached units: $163,319
Here:

$163,319
State:

$238,571

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $134,013
Here:

$134,013
State:

$204,962

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $178,087
Here:

$178,087
State:

$187,898

Mobile homes: $21,302
Here:

$21,302
State:

$56,402
Median year house/condo built: 1993

Median year apartment built: 1990

Household type by relationship:

Households: 81,886

Size of family households: 7,499 2-persons, 5,378 3-persons, 5,238 4-persons, 2,242 5-persons, 991 6-persons, 453 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,391 1-person, 1,480 2-persons, 229 3-persons, 89 4-persons, 17 5-persons, 11 6-persons.

17,314 married couples with children.
5,196 single-parent households (1,415 men, 3,781 women).

86.5% of residents of Thornton speak English at home.
9.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 5,646 (6.8%)
(35.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Thornton, Colorado:

  • 195no bedroom
  • 7011 bedroom
  • 3,7322 bedrooms
  • 11,0833 bedrooms
  • 5,7734 bedrooms
  • 9875+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Thornton, Colorado:

  • 319no bedroom
  • 2,0511 bedroom
  • 2,3982 bedrooms
  • 1,2513 bedrooms
  • 2814 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Thornton in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 324no vehicle
  • 4,8331 vehicle
  • 10,8592 vehicles
  • 4,6593 vehicles
  • 1,2464 vehicles
  • 5505+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Thornton in renter-occupied apartments

  • 653no vehicle
  • 2,9351 vehicle
  • 2,2262 vehicles
  • 4243 vehicles
  • 734 vehicles
  • 525+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Thornton, Colorado:

  • 131 room
  • 2452 rooms
  • 1,1073 rooms
  • 1,5364 rooms
  • 3,8505 rooms
  • 4,7096 rooms
  • 4,5897 rooms
  • 3,3948 rooms
  • 3,0289+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Thornton, Colorado:

  • 2691 room
  • 9592 rooms
  • 1,2153 rooms
  • 1,5574 rooms
  • 1,1945 rooms
  • 6416 rooms
  • 2647 rooms
  • 1548 rooms
  • 1109+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Thornton, CO household income distribution

  • Thornton, CO household income distribution
  • 918Less than $10,000
  • 858$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,238$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,144$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,584$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,722$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,652$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,010$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,755$45,000 to $49,999
  • 3,524$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4,710$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,512$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,840$100,000 to $124,999
  • 793$125,000 to $149,999
  • 464$150,000 to $199,999
  • 294$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Thornton, CO

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Thornton, CO
  • 787Less than $10,000
  • 749$10,000 to $14,999
  • 558$15,000 to $19,999
  • 132$20,000 to $24,999
  • 216$25,000 to $29,999
  • 214$30,000 to $34,999
  • 114$40,000 to $49,999
  • 167$50,000 to $59,999
  • 44$60,000 to $69,999
  • 273$80,000 to $89,999
  • 106$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,059$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,269$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,851$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3,212$175,000 to $199,999
  • 6,581$200,000 to $249,999
  • 4,473$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4,556$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,179$400,000 to $499,999
  • 244$500,000 to $749,999
  • 486$750,000 to $999,999
  • 81$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Thornton, CO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Thornton, CO
  • 28Less than $100
  • 27$100 to $149
  • 61$150 to $199
  • 99$200 to $249
  • 99$250 to $299
  • 22$300 to $349
  • 32$350 to $399
  • 10$450 to $499
  • 82$500 to $549
  • 315$550 to $599
  • 531$600 to $649
  • 506$650 to $699
  • 854$700 to $749
  • 910$750 to $799
  • 2,015$800 to $899
  • 2,118$900 to $999
  • 3,119$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,161$1,250 to $1,499
  • 665$1,500 to $1,999
  • 44$2,000 or more
  • 298No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,5851995 to March 2000
  • 9431990 to 1994
  • 6711985 to 1989
  • 9801980 to 1984
  • 5681975 to 1979
  • 3601970 to 1974
  • 1171965 to 1969
  • 422Before 1965
Thornton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 440
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,376
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,073
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,647
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 6,892
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,505
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 7,939
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,611
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2,231
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,495
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,115
  • 90 or more minutes: 927
Thornton, CO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 42.9%
Number of people working at home: 1,248 (2.9% of all workers)

Thornton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 34,358 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 5,433 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,600 (4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 31 (0%)
  • Railroad: 23 (0%)
  • Taxi: 39 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 48 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 96 (0%)
  • Walked: 368 (1%)
  • Other means: 255 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,248 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 21,055
 German: 13,823
 Irish: 6,364
 English: 5,087
 United States or American: 3,939
 Italian: 3,659
 Norwegian: 1,610
 French (except Basque): 1,580
 Swedish: 1,311
 Polish: 1,299
 Scotch-Irish: 1,094
 Scottish: 909
 Dutch: 842
 European: 701
 Danish: 447
 Czech: 439
 Welsh: 417
 Russian: 343
 French Canadian: 324
 Greek: 287
 Subsaharan African:: 280
 British: 273
 Hungarian: 219
 Swiss: 203
 Austrian: 202
 Czechoslovakian: 169
 Arab:: 161
 Scandinavian: 154
 South African: 121
 Ukrainian: 120
 Portuguese: 118
 Finnish: 95
 Lebanese: 86
 African: 80
 Nigerian: 79
 Canadian: 75
 Iranian: 73
 Lithuanian: 71
 Afghan: 62
 Yugoslavian: 58
 Croatian: 57
 Slovak: 53
 Northern European: 46
 Pennsylvania German: 46
 Slovene: 40
 Slavic: 40
 Armenian: 35
 Belgian: 31
 Egyptian: 30
 Turkish: 29
 Romanian: 26
 Eastern European: 24
 Celtic: 20
 Acadian/Cajun: 20
 German Russian: 19
 Syrian: 17
 Arab/Arabic: 16
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 13
 Jamaican: 13
 Other Arab: 12
 Brazilian: 11
 Bulgarian: 10
 Estonian: 10
 Basque: 8
 Australian: 8
 Maltese: 7
 Israeli: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 50%Mexico
  • 5%Vietnam
  • 4%Germany
  • 4%Laos
  • 3%Korea
  • 3%Russia
  • 3%Poland

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

42% of Thornton residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Colorado.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 124
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 89
  • 5th and 6th grade: 270
  • 7th and 8th grade: 412
  • 9th grade: 412
  • 10th grade: 588
  • 11th grade: 589
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,114
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,283
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,166
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,403
  • Associate degree: 2,091
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,822
  • Master's degree: 881
  • Professional school degree: 235
  • Doctorate degree: 136

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 206
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 89
  • 5th and 6th grade: 215
  • 7th and 8th grade: 397
  • 9th grade: 452
  • 10th grade: 581
  • 11th grade: 709
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,155
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,985
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,443
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,017
  • Associate degree: 2,107
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,667
  • Master's degree: 979
  • Professional school degree: 154
  • Doctorate degree: 16

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • 3.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 4.5%Males
  • 8.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 8.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.7%Males
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 13.0%Males
  • 7.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.6%Males
  • 5.4%Females
Thornton marital status for males
Thornton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,100

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Thornton:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 87.3%Utility gas
  • 12.1%Electricity

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 63.6%Utility gas
  • 34.4%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 708
Here:

6.2%
Colorado:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 232
Here:

5.3%
Colorado:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 781
Here:

21.4%
Colorado:

16.7%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)