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People

Total Population 404
Male Share of the Population 43.6%
Female Share of the Population 56.4%
Senior Citizens 28.5%
Employed Population 16+ 134
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 51.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,083
% Above Poverty Level 83.7%
% Below Poverty Level 16.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 9%
% Using Public Transportation 2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 46.2%
Median Gross Rent $705
Median House Value $61,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.6%
US/American 0%
English 5.7%
Irish 15.3%

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

Thornton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles E of Waco, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles S of Dallas, Texas
County Limestone
Standard Zip Codes 76687
Phone Area Codes 254
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.41
Longitude -96.571

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 MARLIN 3 NE
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 61 F
Apr Temp 56 to 79 F
Jul Temp 73 to 95 F
Oct Temp 57 to 82 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Station MEXIA
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 58 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 54 to 81 F
Annual Precip 41.4 inches
Station JEWETT
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Thornton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bighill (76687)

Davis Prairie (76687)

Odds (76687)

Old Union (76687)

Oletha (76687)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bremond 956 $48,750
Groesbeck 4,326 $43,750

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

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