Living in Thornton
Founded in 1954, Thornton is a relatively new city to Colorado. The Denver suburb is home to 136,000 residents who enjoy the all the town has to offer, from community events, to parks and golfing, to shopping – Thornton has it all! Located in the northeast quadrant of the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield area, it is easily accessible! West of town about a 20 minute drive you will find yourself in the mountains, full of recreational and outdoor activities. Locals of Thornton love to call this city their home due to the location and amenities!
Thornton Community and Neighborhoods
Large increases in population has spurred tons of new development around Thornton. Many new buildings, neighborhoods, and apartments complexes have sprung up over town and accompany many amenities. Considering a rising population, the average home price is well below the average in Colorado at $236k but is appreciating in value year over year. The community atmosphere in Thornton is another why locals love living in town! Throughout the 81 parks around town you will find families and kids enjoying the Colorado sunshine. One of the oldest neighborhoods in Thornton is Eastlake, located behind the large East Lake in north Thornton. Growth is still coming, with plans to centralize a downtown area and enhance recreational additions, Thornton is a town to watch!
Thornton Neighborhood Map
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