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People

Total Population 2,104
Male Share of the Population 52.8%
Female Share of the Population 47.2%
Senior Citizens 23.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,101
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 59.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 40.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,795
% Above Poverty Level 96.6%
% Below Poverty Level 3.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,039
Median House Value $214,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.4%
US/American 0.7%
English 19.1%
Irish 21.5%

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

Thornton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 63 miles N of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 110 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Grafton
Standard Zip Codes 03223
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.892
Longitude -71.676

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 PLYMOUTH
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 29 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 59 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches
Station BENTON 5 SW
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 77 F
Oct Temp 34 to 55 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station TAMWORTH 3
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 28 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Campton 3,310 $85,393
Lincoln 1,345 $55,326
Plymouth 6,825 $80,743
Rumney 1,611 $65,625
Waterville Valley 214 $110,625
Woodstock 1,054 $62,500

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

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1886 NH RTE 175
Thornton, New Hampshire
(603) 726-8981

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