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Thornton, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Thornton had a population of 435 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Thornton is located at latitude 33.7749 and longitude -92.4876 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the City of Thornton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 318 feet.

The City of Thornton (GNIS ID: 2405588) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Thornton is located within Township 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calhoun County.


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Thornton, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 435
Population in Households 403
Population in Familes 323
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 228
Diversity Index3 42
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,641
Average Household Income $51,414
Per Capita Income $21,865

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $46,622
Average Home Value $69,022
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 183
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.81% 0.23%
Households 1.04% 0.33%
Families 0.21% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Thornton, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thornton to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 324 40th
Population Density # 387 29th
Diversity Index # 199 63rd
Median Household Income # 276 49th
Per Capita Income # 246 55th

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