Thornton

Thornton

Overview for Thornton, CO

176,735 people live in Thornton, where the median age is 34.2 and the average individual income is $32,577.24. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

176,735

Total Population

34.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$32,577.24

Average individual Income

Around Thornton, CO

There's plenty to do around Thornton, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

57
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
44
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
26
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Colorado Meat Pie, Yummy Yummy Products, and Westlake Liquor.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.15 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.99 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.79 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.37 miles 27 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.38 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.3 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Thornton, CO

Thornton has 57,319 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Thornton do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 176,735 people call Thornton home. The population density is 3,005.12 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

176,735

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.2

Median Age

50.16 / 49.84%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
57,319

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$32,577.24

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Thornton, CO

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Thornton. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
York International
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
Thornton Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Hunters Glen Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Rocky Top Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Silver Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Stellar Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5
Welby Community School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Clayton Partnership School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Meadow Community School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
North Star Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Thornton Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Prairie Hills Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Primrose School Of Thornton
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Pathways Future Center
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
Mapleton Early College High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
North Valley School for Young Adults
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Woodglen Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
New America School - Thornton
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
West Ridge Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Shadow Ridge Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Skyview Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Riverdale Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Brantner Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Cherry Drive Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Riverdale Ridge High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Lord Of Life Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Rodger Quist Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Eagleview Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5

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