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People

Total Population 422
Male Share of the Population 51.4%
Female Share of the Population 48.6%
Senior Citizens 18.2%
Employed Population 16+ 237
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 61.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.1%
Median Earnings25+ $28,063
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $29,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,125

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,583
% Above Poverty Level 85.5%
% Below Poverty Level 14.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.9%
Median Gross Rent $531
Median House Value $69,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.8%
US/American 0%
English 10.4%
Irish 18.2%

Thornton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 61 miles NW of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 139 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Cerro Gordo
Standard Zip Codes 50479
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.944
Longitude -93.384

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 MASON CITY AP
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
Station CLARION
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
Station BRITT
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alexander 190 $53,750
Goodell 181 $41,875

Thornton Public Libraries

Library
Thornton Public Library
412 MAIN
Thornton, Iowa
(641) 998-2416

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