|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Thornton is 398. Thornton, Iowa is the 14,132nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Thornton was in 2010, when its population was 422. In 2010, Thornton was the 14,120th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 14,132nd largest city in the US. Thornton is currently 5.7% smaller than it was in 2010.
Thornton has shrunk 5.4% since the year 2000. Thornton, Iowa is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 63% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|14127||Lattimore, North Carolina||398||-5.0%|
|14131||Staley, North Carolina||398||13.0%|
|14133||Union Valley, Texas||398||115.1%|
|14134||White Lake, South Dakota||398||-1.9%|
|14136||Cross Timber, Texas||397||41.7%|
The total voting age population of Thornton, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 318. The voting age population is 52.8% male and 47.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.5% of the residents of Thornton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Thornton are 95.1% White, 2.4% Two or more races, 1.0% Other, 0.7% Black and 0.7% Asian. Additionally, 5.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Thornton, 14.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 13.2%. On a per-household basis, 7.2% of families are below the poverty line in Thornton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.2% of Thornton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.0% of Thornton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.4% have a bachelor's degree and 2.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Thornton residents aged 5 and older, 3.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Thornton is 3.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Thornton, 10.5% 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 $48,542.
In Thornton, 77.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 23.0% of housing units in Thornton.
Of all the housing units in Thornton, 40.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Thornton, 2.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Thornton is $541.
In Thornton, 78.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.