Thornton, Colorado 

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Population

148,113

+17.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.9%

Median Income

$66,160

Median Home Price

$467,600

Median Age

33.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.5 / 5.7

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Thornton, Colorado

Regional center/Capital city - North central Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range. September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Thornton, while December and January are the least comfortable months.
State: Colorado
County: Adams County
Metro Area: Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area
City: Thornton
Zip Codes: 80229 80260 80241 80602
Cost of Living: 22.9% higher
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5280 ft above sea level

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Thornton, Co Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Attractive downtown
Arts and culture
Nearby mountains
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Commute times
Air quality

What Bert Has To Say About Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Thornton is 6.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Thornton jobs have increased by 2.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Thornton's cost of living is 22.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Thornton's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Thornton, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Adams county remained very strongly Democratic, 56.7% to 40.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Thornton's population is 148,113 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 17.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Thornton is Real Estate: $467,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.1%.

SCHOOLS
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. More Education



Best Places to Live in Thornton Rankings


Housing Market in Thornton

It's a good time to buy in Thornton. Home Appreciation is up 17.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Thornton is $467,600.
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Reviews for Thornton   6 Reviews
Whiny boomers in the reviews - 1/13/2022
Good place. Very suburbany (similar to the Springs). The houses are very small and old and yet still very expensive (albeit cheaper than southern Denver). Actually lots... Read More

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Plenty of Housing - 8/29/2020
I like Denver metro, but some cities aren’t too great. Thornton being one of them. Moved here because of highway access, and convenience to DIA for business travel. Am... Read More

Population is exploding - 4/3/2015
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


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ZIP CODES IN THORNTON, COLORADO
80229 80260 80241 80602

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