Thornton, Arkansas Population 2024

327

Thornton is a city located in Calhoun County Arkansas. Thornton has a 2024 population of 327. Thornton is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -2.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 337 in 2020.

The average household income in Thornton is $53,982 with a poverty rate of 12.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Thornton is 53.3 years, 53.4 years for males, and 52.5 years for females.

Thornton Demographics

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

  • White: 63.18%
  • Black or African American: 34.58%
  • Two or more races: 2.24%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
169.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.97% (-10)
The current population of Thornton, Arkansas is 327 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 337.

Thornton, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White25463.18%
Black or African American13934.58%
Two or more races92.24%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Thornton Population by Race

Thornton Population Pyramid 2024

Thornton Median Age

53.3

Total

53.4

Male

52.5

Female

Thornton Adults

There are 366 adults, (115 of whom are seniors) in Thornton.

Thornton Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Thornton Sex Ratio

Female20851.74%
Male19448.26%

Thornton Population by Age

Thornton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All994.0684.815.2
Married534.5392.57.5
Non Family201.056535
Female173.5382.417.6
Male9988.911.1
showing: 5 rows

4.72

Average Family Size

4.06

Average Household Size

84.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Thornton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Thornton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thornton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 77.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.17%.

Thornton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$21,824

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$21,629

Average Female

Thornton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thornton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Thornton Language

97.97% of Thornton residents speak only English, while 2.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.03% of the population.

Thornton Language

Thornton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2543915.35%
Black13975.04%
Multiple9555.56%
showing: 3 rows

12.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.95%

Male Poverty Rate

10.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thornton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thornton is Multiple, with 55.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thornton is Black, with 5.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.88%.

Thornton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.59%
High School5.97%
Some College4.71%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Thornton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed18.87%
Female Unemployed1.35%
showing: 4 rows

Thornton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thornton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Thornton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

26.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Thornton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Thornton 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 45-54.

Thornton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Thornton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

19

Number of Veterans

19

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Thornton Veterans by War

count

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Thornton Veterans by Age

count

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Thornton Veterans by Race

Thornton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thornton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.7%

Labor Force Participation

24.5%

Employment Rate

45.1%

Unemployment Rate

Thornton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Thornton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Thornton 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

89.05%

Born in Thornton

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Thornton residents were born in the United States, with 89.05% having been born in Arkansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Thornton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029312-3-0.95%
2028315-3-0.94%
2027318-3-0.93%
2026321-3-0.93%
2025324-3-0.92%
2024327-3-0.91%
2023330-3-0.9%
2022333-3-0.89%
2021336-1-0.3%
2020337-41-10.85%
2019378-5-1.31%
201838320.52%
201738120.53%
2016379-4-1.04%
201538320.52%
2014381-1-0.26%
2013382-7-1.8%
201238930.78%
2011386-10-2.53%
2010396
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Thornton Population by Year