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Thornton, NH

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Thornton's Livability

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  • C-
    Affordability
  • B
    Housing
  • A+
    Job Market
  • F
    Diversity
  • B
    Crime
  • B
    Commute
  • B+
    Education
  • C
    Weather
  • D-
    Amenities

About Thornton, NH

Thornton, NH is located in Grafton County in the state of New Hampshire.

The total City Population for Thornton is about 2,704 with about 19 people per square mile.

The Average Home Value is $254,389, which is roughly 8% lower than the Average Home Value of $275,646 for the state of New Hampshire, and roughly 15% higher than the National Average of $217,072.

The Median Income Per Household is about $72,973, which is roughly 13% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $84,357 for the state of New Hampshire, and roughly 11% higher higher than the National Average of $65,026.

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Quick Stats

Thornton Population 2,704
Average Home Value $254,389
Median Household Income $72,973
Median Age 45.3
Unemployment Rate 0.5%
Politics 61.48% Democratic

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household: 2.33
Male Population Estimate: 56%
Female Population Estimate: 44%
Median Age: 45.3
Male Median Age: 45.9
Female Median Age: 45.1

Racial Demographic Estimates

White:98%
Hispanic:2.1%
Asian:0.6%
Black:0.4%
Indian:0.4%
Other:0.4%
Hawaiian:0.1%

Voting

Grafton County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 77.13% between the winner and runner up.
Jeanne Shaheen
U.S. Senator
Jeanne Shaheen
Democratic Party
Maggie Hassan
U.S. Senator
Maggie Hassan
Democratic Party
Chris Sununu
State governor
Chris Sununu
Republican Party

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 61.48%
Republican: 36.88%
Libertarian: 1.63%

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 Grafton County: About 2.07484 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Grafton County: About 166.83 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Grafton County is about 47% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 42% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Thornton is about 0.5%.

New Hampshire is ranked #26 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 45.44 out of 100.

26th out of 52

Wage Policies

Overall Wage Policy Score: 24.03

The average living wage for the state of New Hampshire is $30.96/hr, while the states minimum wage is $7.25/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives New Hampshire a minimum wage score of 8.14 compared to all other states.

The minimum wage for tipped employees is $3.26/hr, which gives New Hampshire a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 29.06 compared to all other states.

The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for New Hampshire is $165.88, resulting in a UI benefit score of 19.37 compared to all other states.

Worker Protection Policies

Overall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X New Hampshire does provide accommodations for pregnant workers.
X New Hampshire does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
New Hampshire does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
New Hampshire does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X New Hampshire does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X New Hampshire does provide some form of paid family leave.
X New Hampshire does provide some form of paid sick leave.
New Hampshire does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
New Hampshire does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X New Hampshire does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X New Hampshire does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
New Hampshire does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
New Hampshire does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X New Hampshire does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.

Right To Organize Policies

Overall Right To Organize Score: 70
New Hampshire does not have a "right-to-work" law.
New Hampshire does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
X New Hampshire does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
New Hampshire does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
New Hampshire does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
New Hampshire does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
Data from Oxfam America, Inc.
A global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice.

Nearby Location

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s): 03285
Latitude: 43.924100
Longitude: -71.643600
TimeZone: Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Region: Northeast
Average Elevation: 1831.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 603