|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Thornton is 415. Thornton, Texas is the 13,960th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Thornton was in 1990, when its population was 538. In 1990, Thornton was the 12,703rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,960th largest city in the US. Thornton is currently 22.9% smaller than it was in 1990.
Thornton has shrunk 20.9% since the year 2000. Thornton, Texas's growth is extremely below average. 80% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|13954||Highland Lake, Alabama||415||1.4%|
|13955||Hoffman, North Carolina||415||-32.9%|
|13962||West Manchester, Ohio||415||-3.2%|
|13963||Boys Town, Nebraska||414||-49.3%|
|13964||Cedar Valley, Oklahoma||414||111.2%|
|13966||Herreid, South Dakota||414||-13.9%|
The total voting age population of Thornton, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 521. The voting age population is 48.0% male and 52.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.7% of the residents of Thornton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Thornton are 92.3% White, 6.6% Black and 1.2% Two or more races. Additionally, 3.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Thornton, 11.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 10.0%. On a per-household basis, 11.0% of families are below the poverty line in Thornton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.6% of Thornton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.1% of Thornton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 4.5% have a bachelor's degree and 0.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Thornton residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Thornton is 1.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Thornton, 21.7% 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 $43,750.
In Thornton, 84.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 15.1% of housing units in Thornton.
Of all the housing units in Thornton, 28.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Thornton, 14.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Thornton is $973.
In Thornton, 63.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.