Thorn, Ohio Population 2024

4,700

Thorn is a city located in Fairfield County, Licking County, and Perry County Ohio. Thorn has a 2024 population of 4,700. Thorn is currently growing at a rate of 0.73% annually and its population has increased by 3.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,551 in 2020.

The average household income in Thorn is $103,471 with a poverty rate of 4.35%. The median age in Thorn is 49.5 years: 50 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

Thorn Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Thorn was:

  • White: 94.95%
  • Two or more races: 3.78%
  • Other race: 1.19%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
37.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
126.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.27% (149)
The current population of Thorn, Ohio is 4,700 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,551.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,32094.95%
Two or more races1723.78%
Other race541.19%
Native American40.09%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Thorn Population by Race

Thorn Population Pyramid 2024

Thorn Median Age

49.5

Total

50

Male

48.3

Female

Thorn Adults

There are 3,609 adults, (1,116 of whom are seniors) in Thorn.

Thorn Age Dependency

82.5

Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Thorn Sex Ratio

Female2,25349.52%
Male2,29750.48%

Thorn Population by Age

Thorn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7652.5585.214.8
Married1,2342.84946
Non Family3501.1358.941.1
Female1543.3181.218.8
Male273.3348.151.9

2.79

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

85.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Thorn Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1795.16%
Associates Degree3409.81%
Bachelors Degree72220.83%
Graduate Degree39611.43%
High School Graduate1,11832.26%
Less Than 9th Grade702.02%
Some College64118.49%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Thorn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thorn Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,2933,0531,118
Hispanic1221220
2+ Races1151060
Other Race54540
Native American440

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.95%.

Thorn Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$73,000$74,800$63,500
Graduate Degree$90,438$0$90,552
High School Graduate$40,882$51,071$22,125
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$56,772$56,875$56,677
Some College$52,903$60,170$35,469

$56,772

Average Earnings

$56,875

Average Male

$56,677

Average Female

Thorn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thorn Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Thorn Language

96.86% of Thorn residents speak only English, while 3.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.38% of the population.

Thorn Language

Thorn Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,2631914.48%
Native44100%

4.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.51%

Male Poverty Rate

6.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thorn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thorn is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thorn is White, with 4.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.94%.

Thorn Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater6.26%
High School5.24%
Less Than 9th Grade4.17%
Some College3.4%

Thorn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed1.41%
Female Employed0.31%
Male Unemployed0%

Thorn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thorn Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$97,091$113,584
Households$91,005$103,471
Married Families$99,352$-999,999,999
Non Families-$37,645

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Thorn Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.2%

Male Marriage Rate

64.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Thorn Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Thorn Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Thorn Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Thorn Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

433

Number of Veterans

431

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam171
First Gulf War130
Second Gulf War95
Korea12
World War II0

Thorn Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64124
65 to 74117
75+93
18 to 3484
35 to 5415

Thorn Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White37010.77%
Other Race54100%
Hispanic5444.26%
2+ Races97.83%

Thorn Veterans by Race

Thorn Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thorn Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Thorn Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Thorn Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Thorn Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.46%

Born in Thorn

98.99%

Native Born

1.01%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.99% of Thorn residents were born in the United States, with 82.46% having been born in Ohio. 0.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Thorn Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,870340.7%
20284,836340.71%
20274,802340.71%
20264,768340.72%
20254,734340.72%
20244,700340.73%
20234,666340.73%
20224,632340.74%
20214,598471.03%
20204,551-29-0.63%
20194,580521.15%
20184,528501.12%
20174,478310.7%
20164,447380.86%
20154,409370.85%
20144,372240.55%
20134,348360.83%
20124,31210.02%
20114,311541.27%
20104,25700%

Thorn Population by Year