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People

Total Population 592
Male Share of the Population 53.4%
Female Share of the Population 46.6%
Senior Citizens 17.7%
Employed Population 16+ 229
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 41.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,250
% Above Poverty Level 74.7%
% Below Poverty Level 25.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.6%
Median Gross Rent $508
Median House Value $38,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.2%
US/American 0%
English 1.4%
Irish 21.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Thornton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles SW of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 168 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Calhoun
Standard Zip Codes 71766
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.778
Longitude -92.491

Thornton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FORDYCE
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches
Station SPARKMAN
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches
Station CALION LOCK & DAM
Distance 33.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Banks 129 $0
Bearden 934 $33,295
East Camden 1,070 $32,000
Fordyce 4,174 $43,472
Hampton 1,340 $45,855
Kingsland 439 $33,214

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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