Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Thornton is 142,610. Thornton, Colorado is the 193rd largest city in the US.
Parts of Thornton are located within Adams County and Weld County.
The current population of Thornton (142,610) is it's peak population.
Thornton has grown 71.2% since the 2000. Thornton, Colorado is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 85% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
The total voting age population of Thornton, Colorado, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 88,107. The voting age population is 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.3% of the residents of Thornton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Thornton are 84.0% White, 4.9% Asian, 4.4% Two or more races, 3.6% Other, 2.1% Black and 1.0% American Indian. Additionally, 34.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Thornton, 8.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.5%. On a per-household basis, 6.8% of families are below the poverty line in Thornton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 73.6% of Thornton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.2% of Thornton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 29.0% have a bachelor's degree and 8.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Thornton residents aged 5 and older, 24.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 18.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Thornton is 3.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Thornton, 12.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Thornton is $79,411.
In Thornton, 72.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 27.2% of housing units in Thornton.
Of all the housing units in Thornton, 0.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Thornton, 36.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 17,400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Thornton is $1,495.
In Thornton, 89.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|188||Syracuse, New York||146,103||0.0%|
|197||West Valley City, Utah||139,110||27.3%|
|201||Columbia, South Carolina||137,541||15.2%|
|203||Cedar Rapids, Iowa||136,467||12.0%|
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