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Best Places To Live In Thornton, CO

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  • Thornton, CO
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 130,511
  • As someone that has experienced the city life of Thornton Colorado for many years I can say it is one of the best places not only to visit but to live and raise a family. It is one of the nicer areas of…[read more]

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Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • Glendale CDP, CO
  • 11.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 78
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  • Superior, CO
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,928
  • I enjoyed the great scenic mountainscapes while living in Superior Colorado. The city is situated in Boulder County. Superior is close to Boulder Colorado. The scenic community has excellent education…[read more]
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  • Seven Hills, CO
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 98
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  • Pine Brook Hill, CO
  • 21.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,091
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  • Louisville, CO
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,972
  • I really loved living in Louisville, Colorado. With virtually no crime, this is one of the safest small cities in Colorado. With a population of approximately twenty-thousand, this is an ideal community…[read more]
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  • Dayton Triangle, Aurora, CO
  • 13.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,850
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  • Leyner, CO
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27
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  • Tallyn's Reach, Aurora, CO
  • 24.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,259
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  • Cherry Hills Village, CO
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,414
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  • Greenwood Village, CO
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,208
  • I experienced an above par lifestyle while living in Greenwood Village Colorado. The city is situated in Arapahoe County. Greenwood Village is a suburb of the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Colorado Metropolitan…[read more]
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  • Columbine Valley, CO
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,190
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  • Palo Park, Boulder, CO
  • 19 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,365
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  • Crossroads, Boulder, CO
  • 18.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,095
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  • Bow Mar, CO
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,047
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  • Blue Sky, CO
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15
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  • East Boulder, Boulder, CO
  • 17.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,257
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  • Broomfield, CO
  • 7.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 62,449
  • Broomfield is called what it is because Mayberry was already taken... Great city that is only going to get better. I am not a fan of suburbia but if you are going to live in it, Broomfield is as good…[read more]
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  • Saddle Rock Golf Club, Aurora, CO
  • 23 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,038
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  • Cherry Creek, CO
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,053
  • Located just outside downtown Denver at the foot of the majestic Rocky Mountains, Cherry Creek, Colorado is an affluent suburb boasting a wide array of cultural activities and family-friendly fun. I love…[read more]
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  • Meadow Hills, Aurora, CO
  • 17.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,085
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  • Erie, CO
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,801
  • Living in Erie Colorado was an amazing experience. My family and I lived there for over 5 years. We enjoyed the transparent sense of security and safety that the town provided. The weather there can be…[read more]
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  • Evergreen, CO
  • 25.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,580
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  • Gunbarrel, Boulder, CO
  • 18.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,722
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  • Centennial, CO
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 107,862
  • I have lived in nearly a dozen cities around the US and Centennial, CO is one of those cities that I miss. Most of the cities that I have spent my time in were amazing but, this city stands out among…[read more]
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  • Paragon Estates, CO
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 892
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  • Littleton, CO
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 45,072
  • Friendly people, great spacious neighborhoods with lots of common areas to walk and enjoy the outdoors. Great bike trails and 20 minutes from downtown Denver. Eating out is challenging as there only a…[read more]
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  • South Boulder, Boulder, CO
  • 16.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 16,230
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  • Sable Altura Chambers, Aurora, CO
  • 11.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,208
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  • Heather Gardens, Aurora, CO
  • 16 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,227
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  • Foxfield, CO
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 732
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  • Dacono, CO
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,623
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  • Arvada, CO
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 113,532
  • My wife and I stopped in Arvada Colorado last year, and had the opportunity to spend a little time there. Arvada is nestled at the foot of the majestic Rocky Mountains. Be sure to plan on being there…[read more]
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  • Aurora Highlands, Aurora, CO
  • 16.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,997
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  • Lakeside, CO
  • 7.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10
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  • Side Creek, Aurora, CO
  • 16.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,691
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  • Meadow Wood, Aurora, CO
  • 17 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,390
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  • Indian Hills, CO
  • 22 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,335
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  • Gunbarrel, CO
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,559
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  • Kittredge, CO
  • 22.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,118
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  • Dakota Ridge, CO
  • 21.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 34,133
  • Living in Dakota Ridge, Colorado is simply wonderful. There are plenty of great areas to see, but the best areas in Dakota Ridge, Colorado are found just outside your door with wonderful views of…[read more]
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  • Genesee, CO
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,625
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  • Boulder, CO
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 105,420
  • I am a student here and love it here for the most part. However, the city of Boulder's government is horrendous. Parking tickets are issued every day on a regular occurrence, and for the dumbest reasons.…[read more]
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  • Lodo, Denver, CO
  • 8.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,519
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  • Applewood, CO
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,976
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  • Columbine, CO
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,281
  • Columbine Colorado is a small town in the big state of Colorado. It has been made famous from it's high school when the Columbine Shooting happened in 1999. Unfortunately, this is how people view and the…[read more]
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  • Rocky Ridge, Aurora, CO
  • 15.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,863
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  • Firestone, CO
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,709
  • Living in Firestone Colorado has been an awesome change in my life! I have lived in Denver Colorado most of my life and wanted to move but stay here in Colorado. Everyone seems so friendly and I feel…[read more]
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  • Lafayette, CO
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,053
  • Lafayette is a beautiful town in Colorado, northeast of Superior. When you get up towards the Rocky Mountains there are truly some of the most breath-taking towns and the sunsets are worth more than a…[read more]
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  • Fairmount, CO
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,484
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  • Alamo Placita, Denver, CO
  • 10.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,380

Listed above are the best places to live in Thornton, CO for 2019. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Thornton, CO, followed by the best places to live near Thornton, CO, sorted by Livability Score.

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