Thornton, Colorado Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Thornton is 134,588, a change of 7.92% when compared to 2014. With an area of 37.30 square miles, this works out to a population density of 3,607.80 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 44,745, with an average household size of 3.
Thornton's 2018 unemployment rate was 3.71%.
The average household income in Thornton for 2018 was $90,680, while the median was $76,236.

Thornton Population Trends

Thornton Employment Type

Thornton Age Grouping

Thornton Ethnicity Mix

Thornton Fertility Rate

2,029 estimated births

Thornton Household Characteristics

Thornton Median Age over Time

Thornton Households with Children by Age

Thornton Median Household Income

Thornton Educational Attainment

Thornton Unemployment Rate

Type of Housing

Thornton Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,669

Thornton Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $1,398

Thornton Average Commute

Thornton Primary Transportation

Thornton Gender Mix

Thornton Field of Employment

Thornton Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Thornton city, Colorado 124,707
2015 Thornton city, Colorado 127,688
2016 Thornton city, Colorado 130,511
2017 Thornton city, Colorado 132,310
2018 Thornton city, Colorado 134,588