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People

Total Population 1,648
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 14.9%
Employed Population 16+ 735
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 54.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.4%
Median Earnings25+ $32,377
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $50,139
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,819

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,286
% Above Poverty Level 86%
% Below Poverty Level 14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 15.9%
Median Gross Rent $769
Median House Value $86,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20%
US/American 0%
English 11.1%
Irish 12.5%

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

Thorntown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles SE of Lafayette, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles NW of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Boone
Metro Area Indianapolis
Standard Zip Codes 46071
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.129
Longitude -86.606

Thorntown 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 FRANKFORT DISPOSAL PLANT
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Station WHITESTOWN
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Station DELPHI 3 S
Distance 29.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Advance 464 $61,250
Clarks Hill 583 $51,406
Colfax 820 $48,516
Darlington 750 $51,944
Frankfort 16,467 $48,741
Lebanon 15,762 $56,032

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

Thorntown Public Libraries

Library
Thorntown Pl
124 N MARKET ST
Thorntown, Indiana
(765) 436-7348
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Thorntown High Schools

WESTERN BOONE JR-SR HIGH SCH
1205 N SR 75
765-482-6143
Serves 893 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.2

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