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Where is Thornton, CO?

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Thornton is a city found in Colorado, The United States Of America. It is located 39.87 latitude and -104.97 longitude and it is situated at elevation 1635 meters above sea level.

Thornton has a population of 118,772 making it the 6th biggest city in Colorado. It operates on the MDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as Denver.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State Colorado
Population 118,772
Elevation 1,635 m over sea level
Time Zone MDT
Longitude -104.971920
Latitude 39.868040

Thornton has a population of around 127688, of which 64397 (50%) are male and 63291 (49%) are female. The average age of the inhabitants of Thornton is 33.22, meaning that the average person is below the national median age of 37. For every male, there are approximately 0.98 females, meaning that the population is relatively evenly distributed between males and female(s).

Of Thornton's 127688 residents, around 123644 (96.80%) identify as having a single race. The majority of the population is white, which consists of 85.30% of the population. Of the remaining population, 2065 are black/African Americans (1.60%), 1186 are native Americans (0.90%), 6395 are asians (5.00%), 83 are pacific islanders (0.10%), 4998 are other (3.90%).

The median income of households in Thornton is $66948.00, meaning that most of the households are above the poverty threshold for families of three. Of the total population, 3.00% of households reported an annual income of less than $10,000.

Thornton, CO Zipcodes

The city of Thornton has 10 zipcodes recognized by the United States Census Bureau: 80023, 80221, 80229, 80233, 80241, 80260, 80601, 80602, 80603, 80640.

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.