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Living In Thornton, CA

Thornton, a small town in California, has a population of approximately 1,000. Young adults aged 15-24 account for a larger portion of the population here (20%) than nationally (14%), meaning they will find no shortage of peers, while young professionals are less well-represented. Overall, the town's population, at an average age of just over 37, skews younger than most cities in California. Most Thornton residents rent, and 44% of residents own their homes. The trend is driven in part by a relatively low average rent of $861 per month, which is substantially less than the state average.

Compared to the state average, Thornton has a relatively high number of residents over the age of 25 with a high school degree or GED (17%). Further, 3% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 2% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree. There are two primary industries in Thornton: agriculture and retail. Together, these industries make up 18% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in construction, making it the top field in the town. Thornton workers earn an average annual income of just under $53,000, about $33,000 less than the average California resident. The town's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.

With an average commute time of about 23 minutes, outperforming most cities in California, Thornton residents have found that traveling to work isn't overly time-consuming. Many residents (31%) commute to work by car, while public transit is not used. A small percentage of residents commute to work on foot.


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