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Thornton, Colorado (CO) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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9.3% of Thornton, CO residents had an income below the poverty level in 2019, which was about the same as the poverty level of 9.3% across the entire state of Colorado. Taking into account residents not living in families, 8.2% of high school graduates and 27.6% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 6.3% among disabled males and 11.3% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 59.5%. For comparison, it was 20.4% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Thornton, CO

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
Thornton:

9.3%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
Thornton:

4.8%
Whole state:

4.5%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Thornton:

6.3%
Colorado:

12.6%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 16.1% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Thornton:

25.6%
Colorado:

25.8%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Thornton:

11.3%
Colorado:

16.4%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 14.5% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Thornton:

29.2%
Colorado:

26.5%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

59.5%
Residents above poverty level:

20.4%

Poverty by age in Thornton, CO

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Thornton
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Thornton,CO (percentage below poverty level)
  • 1.7%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 7.7%6 to 11 years
  • 13.3%12 to 14 years
  • 5.5%15 years
  • 41.7%16 and 17 years
  • 10.6%18 to 24 years
  • 5.4%25 to 34 years
  • 9.7%35 to 44 years
  • 8.5%45 to 54 years
  • 13.0%55 to 64 years
  • 2.5%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Thornton
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Thornton,CO (percentage below poverty level)
  • 10.0%Under 5 years
  • 6.1%5 years
  • 7.5%6 to 11 years
  • 3.8%12 to 14 years
  • 6.0%15 years
  • 29.3%16 and 17 years
  • 13.1%18 to 24 years
  • 9.4%25 to 34 years
  • 17.6%35 to 44 years
  • 6.1%45 to 54 years
  • 12.3%55 to 64 years
  • 1.3%65 to 74 years
  • 7.3%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Thornton, CO
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Thornton,CO (% below half of poverty level)
  • 4.3%Under 5 years
  • 1.3%5 years
  • 3.3%6 to 11 years
  • 3.5%12 to 14 years
  • 5.0%15 years
  • 6.0%16 and 17 years
  • 4.9%18 to 24 years
  • 2.7%25 to 34 years
  • 1.8%35 to 44 years
  • 0.8%45 to 54 years
  • 1.7%55 to 64 years
  • 1.3%65 to 74 years
  • 0.4%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Thornton, CO

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Thornton, CO
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Thornton, CO (%)
  • 6.6%White
  • 11.2%Black
  • 3.0%American Indian
  • 7.9%Asian
  • 24.1%Native Hawaiian
  • 7.8%Other race
  • 8.8%2+ races
  • 13.5%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Thornton, CO
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Thornton, CO (absolute numbers)
  • 4,826White
  • 326Black
  • 42American Indian
  • 553Asian
  • 13Native Hawaiian
  • 372Other race
  • 6042+ races
  • 7,161Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 9.0%Below poverty level
  • 91.0%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 11.4%Below poverty level
  • 88.6%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Thornton, CO

Children below poverty level:
Thornton, Colorado:

8.9%
State:

10.6%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Thornton:

8.2%
Colorado:

15.6%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Thornton:

27.6%
Colorado:

38.9%
Poor families by family type
  • 40.7%Married-couple family
  • 6.3%Male, no wife present
  • 53.0%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Thornton not in families by work experience
  • 3.8%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 42.3%Worked part-time
  • 53.9%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 6.4%One full-time, other part-time
  • 18.5%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 17.9%Both worked part-time
  • 28.4%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 28.8%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 4.7%1999 to 2000
  • 10.4%1995 to 1998
  • 7.0%1990 to 1994
  • 21.5%1980 to 1989
  • 35.0%1970 to 1979
  • 7.4%1960 to 1969
  • 12.9%1950 to 1959
  • 1.2%1940 to 1949
  • 0.0%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 6.7%1999 to 2000
  • 22.6%1995 to 1998
  • 8.3%1990 to 1994
  • 21.8%1980 to 1989
  • 26.0%1970 to 1979
  • 4.4%1960 to 1969
  • 9.5%1950 to 1959
  • 0.4%1940 to 1949
  • 0.2%1939 or earlier
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