Thornton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Thornton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):
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|Male Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
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|Portion of People Married|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Nearest Medium City||35 miles E of Waco, Texas (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||96 miles S of Dallas, Texas|
|Standard Zip Codes||76687|
|Phone Area Codes||254|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||MARLIN 3 NE|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||3.04|
|American Indian & Alaskan||5||1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||42||8%|
|Est. 2005 Population||545|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||34%|
|French (except Basque)||5.5%|
According to the US Postal Service, Thornton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Bighill (76687)
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