StatisticThorntonCaliforniaNational
Population96839,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)45425691
Median age37.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%46%43%
Speak English34%56%79%
Speak Spanish57%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Thornton is 77% higher than California
  • The median age in Thornton is 3% higher than California
  • In Thornton 73.24% of the population is White
  • In Thornton 0.00% of the population is Black
  • In Thornton 5.79% of the population is Asian

Compare Thornton, CA Demographics

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      Thornton population breakdown by race

      RaceThorntonCaliforniaNational
      White73.24%61.26%73.35%
      Black0.00%5.85%12.63%
      Asian5.79%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race6.40%4.62%3.06%
      Other race14.57%13.28%4.75%
      In Thornton, 61.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Thornton age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Thornton, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).