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Thornton Population

Thornton is the city in Colorado State of United States, 10 miles north of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver and is a part of the Denver–Aurora–Lakewood, Metropolitan Statistical Area. Thornton population in 2021 is estimated to be 144,859, covers city area of 37.947 sq mi (98.282 sq km), ranks sixth largest city in Colorado State, one-hundred-ninety-second city in the United States. Thornton was named in honor of incumbent Colorado Governor Dan Thornton, It was a farmland until 1953, when Sam Hoffman purchased a lot off Washington Street about seven miles north of Denver. Thornton population as per 2020 census 141,867 compared to 2010 population is 118,772, with increase number of 23,095 people growth of 19.4 percent.

Below is the Thornton population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010119,391
2011121,9192.12
2012124,4002.03
2013127,0962.17
2014129,5841.96
2015132,3012.10
2016134,7181.83
2017136,9451.65
2018139,4361.82
2019141,4641.45
2020141,8670.28
2021 *144,8592.12
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated


Thornton Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Thornton population is 141,454, out of these 70,952 are male, 70,502 are female, The sex ratio of Thornton is 101. The median age of the Thornton population is 34.0, Thornton population by age are, under 18 years is 38,253, 16 years and over is 107,124, 18 years and over is 103,201, 21 years and over is 98,778, 65 years and over is 19,184. 50.2% are male, 49.8% are female, Population of Thornton by age percent-wise is, 27.0% are under 18 years old, 75.7% are 16 years and over, 73.0% are 18 years and over, 69.8% are 21 years and over, 11.0% are 65 years and over. There are total 48,592 housing units, The voting population of Thornton are 91,916, out of these 45,742 are male voters, 46,174 are female voters, 49.8% are male, 50.2% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -59,5236.7%
5 - 910,8787.7%
10 - 1412,0598.5%
15 - 198,5966.1%
20 - 248,1775.8%
25 - 3424,35917.2%
35 - 4418,42913.0%
45 - 5418,80213.3%
55 - 598,1385.8%
60 - 646,8844.9%
65 - 7410,4227.4%
75 - 843,4822.5%
85 and over1,7051.2%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Thornton Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Thornton by race are:

White Population

White population in Thornton, Colorado are 112,187, percentage wise 79.3 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Thornton, Colorado are 3,214, percentage wise 2.3 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Thornton, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Thornton are 7,384, percentage wise 5.2 percent are asians, out of these 262 are Asian Indians, 2,504 are Chinese, 539 are Filipinos, 108 are Japanese, 153 are Korean, 1,295 are Vietnamese and 2,523 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Thornton, Colorado are 53,176. Percentage wise 37.6 percent are hispanics, out of these 43,287 are Mexican people, 1,385 are Puerto Ricans, 0 are Cubans, and 8,504 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race141,454Percent
White112,18779.3%
Black or African American3,2142.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,7641.2%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population7,3845.2%
Asian Indian2620.2%
Chinese2,5041.8%
Filipino5390.4%
Japanese1080.1%
Korean1530.1%
Vietnamese1,2950.9%
Other Asian Population2,523
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.0%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino53,17637.6%
Mexican43,28730.6%
Puerto Rican1,3851.0%
Cuban00.0%
Other Hispanic or Latino8,504
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Thornton native population is 119,127, out of these 73,562 born in the Colorado state and 43,615 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 22,327, out of these 10,301 are Naturalized US citizen, 1,675 are in Europe, 3,297 in Asia, 717 in Africa, 4,565 in Latin America and 47 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Thornton are 12,026, out of these 345 are from Europe, 1,610 are from Asia, 462 from Africa, 9,525 are from Latin America and 0 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native119,127
Born in state of residence73,562
Born in other state in the United States43,615
Northeast7,191
Midwest0
South8,688
West12,515
Born outside the United States1,950
Puerto Rico740
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)1,210
Foreign born
Born outside of United States22,327
Naturalized U.S. citizen10,301
Europe1,675
Asia3,297
Africa717
Oceania0
Latin America4,565
Northern America47
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen12,026
Europe345
Asia1,610
Africa462
Oceania84
Latin America9,525
Northern America0
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Thornton Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Thornton, Colorado are 48,592, Occupied housing units are 46,900, Rental vacancy rate is 4. Percentage of occupancy is 97, 72.16% of houses are owner occupied and 24.36% of houses are renter occupied in Thornton. There are 64.41 percent of one-unit detached, 10.42 percent of one-units attached, 1.16 percent of two-unit houses, 2.78 percent of three or four unit homes. 6.82 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 23.86 percent are available with one vehicle, 39.07 percent are available with two vehicles, 30.76 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 2.83 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units48,592
Occupied housing units46,900
Occupied housing units percent97
Rental vacancy rate4
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached31,298
1-unit attached5,063
2 units566
3 or 4 units1,352
Mobile home3,315
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied35,062
Renter-occupied11,838
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Thornton Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Thornton, Colorado is $376,900, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 4.83 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 1.97 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 0.40 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 0.37 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 8.33 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 45.92 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 8.66 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 1.68 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0002,347
$50,000 to $99,999957
$100,000 to $149,999193
$150,000 to $199,999181
$200,000 to $299,9994,046
$300,000 to $499,99922,313
$500,000 to $999,9994,209
$1,000,000 or more816
Median (dollars)376,900
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Thornton Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,920, 0.31 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 3.93 percent pay between $500 to $999, 12.15 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 14.14 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 12.16 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 8.85 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 4.29 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $578, 1.87 percent of homes pay less than $250, 2.63 percent pays between $250 to $399, 4.12 percent pay between $400 to $599, 2.24 percent pays between $600 to $799, 3.04 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 2.50 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500149
$500 to $9991,910
$1,000 to $1,4995,903
$1,500 to $1,9996,869
$2,000 to $2,4995,909
$2,500 to $2,9994,300
$3,000 or more2,086
Median (dollars)1,920
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250908
$250 to $3991,280
$400 to $5992,002
$600 to $7991,088
$800 to $9991,475
$1,000 or more1,217
Median (dollars)578
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Thornton Rental

Total number of Thornton rental homes or apartments are 11,838, occupied by Renter, The median value of Thornton average rental rate is $1,601.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $500
$500 to $999
$1,000 to $1,499
$1,500 to $1,999
$2,000 to $2,499
$2,500 to $2,999
$3,000 or more
Median (dollars)1,601
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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