IA

National Population : 333,590,059
Iowa State Population : 3,039,784

About Thornton, IA

Thornton, IA is located in Cerro Gordo County in the state of Iowa.

The total City Population for Thornton is about 402 with about 124 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 684.

The Average Home Value is $72,600.00, which is roughly 38% lower than the Average Home Value of $116,245.00 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 62% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $42,188.00, which is roughly 27% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $57,814.00 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 27% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Thornton is about 3.7%.

Iowa is ranked #35 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 27.78 out of 100.

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Voting

Cerro Gordo County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 12.45% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 52.51%
Democratic: 45.97%
Libertarian: 0.82%
Other: 0.52%
Green: 0.18%


Nearby Locations

Swaledale, IA (3.43 mi.)
Meservey, IA (4.43 mi.)
Rockwell, IA (5.81 mi.)
Klemme, IA (8.54 mi.)
Sheffield, IA (8.98 mi.)
Alexander, IA (9.04 mi.)
Chapin, IA (10.79 mi.)
Latimer, IA (12.01 mi.)
Goodell, IA (12.03 mi.)
Clear Lake, IA (13.45 mi.)
Ventura, IA (13.52 mi.)
Belmond, IA (13.58 mi.)
Garner, IA (14.67 mi.)
Hansell, IA (16.23 mi.)
Hampton, IA (16.23 mi.)
Rowan, IA (16.33 mi.)
Mason City, IA (16.95 mi.)
Dougherty, IA (17.20 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 50479
Latitude : 42.972866
Longitude : -93.418651
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 1213 ft.
Area Code(s) : 641

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.32
Male Population Estimate : 51.90%
Female Population Estimate : 48.10%
Median Age : 45.0
Male Median Age : 44.6
Female Median Age : 45.5

White Population Estimate : 99.12%
Black Population Estimate : 1.32%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.44%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.44%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Other Population Estimate : 0.15%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Thornton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Cerro Gordo County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2020)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Cerro Gordo County: About 133 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Cerro Gordo County is about 0% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 54% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.