Thornton,
Colorado

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

Thornton and Northglenn Neighborhood Map E. 104th Ave. I-25 136th Ave. 84th Ave. HWY 85 I-76 HWY 85 I-25 Federal Blvd. I-76 120th Ave. E-470 112th Ave. 88th Ave. US 36 North Washington/ Welby Old Thornton Thornton Valley East Remington Quimby McCoy Hills Lambertson Lakes Harvest Ridge Grandview Farmington Loma Linda Hilcrest Old Northglenn Park Vista Westview Northborough Heights Denver Cascade Country Side Kimberly Hills Huron Green Northlake Maples at Crestwood Lamplighter Old Town Federal Heights Homestead Heights Holiday Hills Woodglenn Skylake Ranch Nott’s Landing Briar Ridge Grange Creek Wyndemere Colony Park Webster Lake Fox Run Park Thornton Eastlake Hunters Glen Wadley Farms Cherrywood Park Quail Valley Signal Creek Lake Avery Estates Sage Creek Gleneagle Estates King Ranch Estates Heritage Todd Creek Lakeview Estates Quebec Riverdale Eastlake Village Eastlake Shores Eastlake Reservoir The Villages at Riverdale Northbrook/ Homestead Hills Springvale Aylor Quebec Highlands Park Village Country Hills Eastglen Riverdale Park Marshall Lake Amber Creek Concord Northhaven Thornton Meadows Woodglenn Meadows/ Meadow Park Summercreek Lake Village Cottonwood Summit Grove

Moving to Thornton

If you are looking to relocate to Thornton, or buy Thornton real estate, it helps to have all your tools and resources in order. There are several ways that 8z Real Estate can make moving to Thornton easier.

Thornton Real Estate Trends

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Median Home Sold Price in Thornton a 3 Year Graph

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Number of Homes for Sale by month in Thornton in a 3 Year Graph

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