Thornton, CO 80241 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 80241: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Thornton, CO 80241

Acceptable Alternative
Denver, CO 80241
Northglenn, CO 80241
Westminster, CO 80241

Not Acceptable, USPS
East Lake, CO 80241

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Adams County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.929, Longitude -104.946
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 204
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,888
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,727
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,161

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Thornton, CO 80241 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 34,379
Daytime Population: Workers 6,088
Daytime Population: Residents 15,491
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,579
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 34,181
Population in Familes 28,977
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density2 5,265
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $86,578
Average Household Income $101,673
Per Capita Income $36,985


Total Housing Units 12,586 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,291 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,143 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 152 ( 1.2%)
Median Home Value $285,867
Average Home Value $305,756


Total Households 12,434
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 9,025
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.14% 0.89%
Households 1.23% 0.95%
Families 1.08% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Thornton, CO 80241 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 80241 to the other 503 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 49 90th
Population Density # 31 94th
Diversity Index # 134 74th
Median Household Income # 65 87th
Per Capita Income # 147 71st

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