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Thornton, IL Real Estate

Thornton, Illinois is located in Cook County. Nearby cities and towns include East Hazel Crest, Glenwood, South Holland, Homewood, Phoenix, Harvey, Hazel Crest, Dolton, Flossmoor, Chicago Heights, Lansing, Markham, Ford Heights, Calumet City, Lynwood, Dixmoor, Riverdale, Olympia Fields, Posen, Country Club Hills, Burnham, Sauk Village, South Chicago Heights, Munster, Midlothian, Blue Island, Calumet Park, Robbins, Steger, Oak Forest, Park Forest, Hammond, Dyer, Matteson, Crestwood, Highland, Richton Park, Merrionette Park, Crete, Willowbrook, Alsip, Tinley Park, Whiting, East Chicago, Frankfort Square, University Park, Griffith, Schererville, Evergreen Park, Palos Heights, Orland Hills, St. John, Worth, Oak Lawn, Chicago Ridge, Hometown, Frankfort, Monee, Mokena, Palos Hills, Palos Park, Gary, Burbank, Orland Park, Beecher, Bridgeview, Hickory Hills, Bedford Park, Justice, Cedar Lake, Merrillville, Homer Glen, Willow Springs, Crown Point, New Chicago, Summit, Hobart, Forest View, Hodgkins, New Lenox, Chicago, Peotone, Stickney, Lake Station, Countryside, McCook, Lyons, Lake Dalecarlia, Burr Ridge, Indian Head Park, Lemont, Cicero, Riverside, Berwyn, La Grange, Brookfield, Manhattan, Winfield, Lockport, Western Springs, Lowell, Ingalls Park, North Riverside, Willowbrook, La Grange Park, Darien, Ogden Dunes, Hinsdale, Grant Park, Portage, Fairmont, Forest Park, Broadview, Lakes of the Four Seasons, Clarendon Hills, Wheeler, Oak Park, Westchester, Westmont, Preston Heights, Maywood, River Forest, Woodridge, and Manteno. Thornton is a rural community with a population of 2,347. The median household income is $54,374. In Thornton, 51% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 27% of the households. Half the population of Thornton commutes 19 minutes or less to work, with 52% of residents holding white collar jobs and 48% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Thornton, IL is 41 years, with 75% of those homes owned, 19% rented, and 6% not occupied. In the previous year, 10 Thornton properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Thornton in the previous year was $60,960.

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Thornton, IL Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Thornton, IL
  • 49% Single
  • 51% Married
  • 51% Single
  • 49% Married

Male VS. Female

Thornton, IL
  • 53% Female
  • 47% Male
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Thornton, IL

  • 42
  • 38
  • Thornton, IL
  • Illinois

Average Age of Homes in Thornton, IL

  • 41
  • 38
  • Thornton, IL
  • Illinois

Vacant Homes in Thornton, IL

  • 6%
  • 8%
  • Thornton, IL
  • Illinois

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $49,667
  • $77,034
  • Thornton, IL
  • Illinois

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Thornton, IL
  • 75% Owned
  • 19% Rented
  • 60% Owned
  • 32% Rented