Thornton, Colorado 

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Population

133,451

143% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$66,160

Avg. Home Price

$350,500

Best Places to Live in Thornton, Colorado

Regional center/Capital city - North central Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range
Pros
-Attractive downtown
-Arts and culture
-Nearby mountains
Cons
-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.


QUICK FACTS

City: Thornton
Zip Codes: 80229 80260 80241 80602
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5280 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Thornton is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Thornton jobs have increased by 2.01%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
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
POPULATION
Thornton's population is 133,451 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 142.50%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Thornton is $350,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.24%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Thornton

It's a good time to buy in Thornton. Home Appreciation is up 9.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Thornton Real Estate.

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Reviews for Thornton   4 Reviews
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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The stats are deceptive - 3/5/2015
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 - 9/4/2009
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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ZIP CODES IN THORNTON, COLORADO
80229 80260 80241 80602
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