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Races in Thornton township:
Median age of males: 34.2
Median age of females: 35.9
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Average household size: 2.77
Detached houses: $171,498Here:$171,498State:$252,233
Townhouses or other attached units: $144,465Here:$144,465State:$249,884
In 2-unit structures: $230,803Here:$230,803State:$282,193
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $276,873Here:$276,873State:$320,044
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $127,405Here:$127,405State:$280,866
Mobile homes: $72,099Here:$72,099State:$35,670
Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $109,408Here:$109,408State:$62,382
Cities in this township include: Calumet City, Harvey, Lansing, Dolton, South Holland, Homewood, Riverdale.
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Number of foreign born residents: 9,926 (50% naturalized citizens)
61% of Thornton township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
Out of people who lived in different houses, 88% lived in this county.
Out of people who lived in different counties, 30% lived in Illinois.
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $86,500
Median worth of mobile homes: $11,600
Housing units in Thornton township with a mortgage: 28,605 (3,261 second mortgage, 2,391 home equity loan, 109 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,262
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89.1% of residents of Thornton township speak English at home.
6.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
29,855 spouses, 62,510 children (57,586 natural, 2,143 adopted, 2,781 stepchildren), 7,014 grandchildren, 2,312 brothers or sisters, 1,732 parents, 4,062 other relatives, 4,407 non-relatives
Size of family households: 16,174 2-persons, 11,341 3-persons, 9,238 4-persons, 5,118 5-persons, 2,616 6-persons, 1,730 7-or-more-persons,
Size of nonfamily households: 16,478 1-person, 1,692 2-persons, 206 3-persons, 49 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 21 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons,
26,689 married couples with children.
17,169 single-parent households (2,741 men, 14,428 women).
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