Thornton, Colorado 

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Population

133,451

143% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$66,160

Avg. Home Price

$350,500

Best Places to Live in Thornton, Colorado

Regional center/Capital city - North central Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range
Pros
-Attractive downtown
-Arts and culture
-Nearby mountains
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Commute times
-Air quality

Local Listings in Thornton, CO
 $360,900 
14103 Jackson St # RS6O38
Bed 2 | Bath 2.5 | 1305 SqFt
 $360,900 
14103 Jackson St # RS6O38
Bed 2 | Bath 2.5 | 1305 SqFt
 $363,900 
12893 Tamarac Way # 2H996N
Bed 2 | Bath 4.0 | 1438 SqFt
 $401,900 
12893 Tamarac Way # YSKC6R
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 2117 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area

Denver is the commercial, financial, industrial, and government center for Colorado and a seven-state region of Rocky Mountain and western Plains states. The city and its surrounding area continue to be one of our favorite large cities, and the list of reasons is large; however, crowding and growth is taking its toll.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Colorado
County: Adams County
Metro Area: Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Thornton
Zip Codes: 80229 80260 80241 80602
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5280 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Thornton is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Thornton jobs have increased by 2.01%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Thornton's cost of living is 35.10% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Thornton's Cost of Living

VOTING
Adams county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Thornton's population is 133,451 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 142.50%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Thornton is $350,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.24%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Thornton

SCHOOLS
Thornton public schools spend $8,922 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.2 students per teacher in Thornton. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Thornton

It's a good time to buy in Thornton. Home Appreciation is up 9.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Thornton Real Estate or Find top agents in Thornton

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Reviews for Thornton   4 Reviews
Population is exploding - 4/3/2015
The quality of life here in not good. The traffic is bad all the time. To try to get to the mountains takes forever! Also most lakes along the front range you can't even... Read More

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The stats are deceptive - 3/5/2015
If I were you I wouldn't put much faith into the crime stats for this city. I personally know of a few major crimes and several assaults that were NOT prosecuted by the... Read More

The Pros and Cons of Thornton, CO - 9/4/2009
I've lived in Thornton for the last 2.5 yrs and I have to say its a great, well located town to live in. My job demands alot of travel , so I'm 20min from the airport,... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN THORNTON, COLORADO
80229 80260 80241 80602

NEW LISTINGS IN THORNTON CO
$360,900
14103 Jackson St # RS6O38
Bed 2 | Bath 2.5 |

$363,900
12893 Tamarac Way # 2H996N
Bed 2 | Bath 4.0 |

$401,900
12893 Tamarac Way # YSKC6R
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$399,950
15688 Syracuse Way # MP4ANB
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$407,900
12893 Tamarac Way # 1WWUTH
Bed 3 | Bath 4.0 |

$416,950
15688 Syracuse Way # X04IMZ
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

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