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People

Total Population1,648
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens14.9%
Employed Population 16+735
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married54.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.4%
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 Level86%
% Below Poverty Level14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone15.9%
Median Gross Rent$769
Median House Value$86,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20%
US/American0%
English11.1%
Irish12.5%

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

Thorntown Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 24 miles SE of Lafayette, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City34 miles NW of Indianapolis, Indiana
CountyBoone
Metro AreaIndianapolis
Standard Zip Codes46071
Phone Area Codes765
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude40.129
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)

StationFRANKFORT DISPOSAL PLANT
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip39.6 inches
StationWHITESTOWN
Distance16.3 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip41.3 inches
StationDELPHI 3 S
Distance29.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Advance464$61,250
Clarks Hill583$51,406
Colfax820$48,516
Darlington750$51,944
Frankfort16,467$48,741
Lebanon15,762$56,032

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

Thorntown Public Libraries

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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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