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-Attractive downtown
-Arts and culture
-Nearby mountains


-Growth and sprawl
-Commute times
-Air quality

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Denver is the commercial, financial, industrial, and government center for Colorado and a seven-state region of Rocky Mountain and western Plains states. The city and its surrounding area continue to be one of our favorite large cities, and the list of reasons is large; however, crowding and growth is taking its toll.


Regional center/Capital city - North central Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range See Local Real Estate
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City: Thornton
Zip Codes: 80229, 80260, ... 4 total
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5280 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Thornton

    The unemployment rate in Thornton is 4.10 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Thornton jobs have Increased by 2.01 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Thornton's cost of living is 17.70% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Thornton's Cost of Living
    Thornton's population is 133,451 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 142.50 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Thornton is $288,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 15.41%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Thornton public schools spend $8,922 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.2 students per teacher in Thornton. Learn more...

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It's a good time to buy in Thornton. Home Appreciation is up 12.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Thornton Real Estate.
The median home price in Thornton is $288,800. Browse Homes in this Range.
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Population is exploding

The quality of life here in not good. The traffic is bad all the time. To try to get to the mountains takes forever! Also most lakes along the front range you can't even... (Read More)



The stats are deceptive

If I were you I wouldn't put much faith into the crime stats for this city. I personally know of a few major crimes and several assaults that were NOT prosecuted by the... (Read More)



The Pros and Cons of Thornton, CO

I've lived in Thornton for the last 2.5 yrs and I have to say its a great, well located town to live in. My job demands alot of travel , so I'm 20min from the airport,... (Read More)



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