Thornton, CO Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 29,481 housing units in Thornton. This represents a 40.6% growth from 20,974 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 29,415 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 66 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Thornton is about 77.9%. Thornton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.2%. Average household size is 2.84 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Thornton were built after 1983.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.70%
One Bedroom9.60%
Two Bedrooms21.70%
Three Bedrooms42.60%
Four Bedrooms20.80%
Five Bedrooms or more3.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.94
Median year structure was built1984
Median Value of occupied units$162,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$167,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.49
Median year structure was built1979
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$734

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage21.30%
Home Equity Loan8.50%
Simple Mortgage60.40%
Debt Free9.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.4%