Thorntown, Indiana Population 2020

1,591

Thorntown is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 1,591, it is the 243rd largest city in Indiana and the 8497th largest city in the United States. Thorntown is currently growing at a rate of 1.21% annually and its population has increased by 4.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,520 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Thorntown has a population density of 2,595 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thorntown is $58,257 with a poverty rate of 18.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $742 per month, and the median house value is $91,500. The median age in Thorntown is 39.3 years, 39.8 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.5 males.

Thorntown Demographics

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

  • White: 96.57%
  • Other race: 1.47%
  • Asian: 1.26%
  • Two or more races: 0.70%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Thorntown, Indiana is 1,591, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,553.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,520.

Thorntown, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,38096.57%
Some Other Race211.47%
Asian181.26%
Two or More Races100.70%

Thorntown Population Pyramid 2020

Thorntown Median Age

39.3


Total

39.8


Male

38.9


Female

Thorntown Adults

There are 1,126 adults, (229 of whom are seniors) in Thorntown.

Thorntown Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Thorntown Sex Ratio

Female

762

53.32%

Male

667

46.68%

Thorntown Households and Families

Thorntown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Thorntown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
Non Family69%31%
All66.9%33.1%
Female52.4%47.6%
Male40.7%59.3%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5892.4366.9
Married2612.9276.6
Non Family1711.2269
Female1033.0552.4
Male542.6940.7

2.71

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

12.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Thorntown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade454.62%
9th to 12th Grade949.64%
High School Graduate43244.31%
Some College20521.03%
Associates Degree454.62%
Bachelors Degree12012.31%
Graduate Degree343.49%

Thorntown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White943804154
Other Race1414
Hispanic1313
Multiple Races77
Asian55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,313$47,604$26,765
Less Than High School$33,750$36,250$
High School Grad$30,385$40,417$26,618
Some College$32,237$52,857$21,833
Bachelors Degree$46,328$50,764$45,156
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,313

Average Earnings

$47,604

Average Male

$26,765

Average Female

Thorntown Language

Thorntown Language by Age

Thorntown Language

97.35% of Thorntown residents speak only English, while 2.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Thorntown Poverty

Thorntown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,36825418.57%
Hispanic16637.50%

18.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.03%

Male Poverty Rate

15.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thorntown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thorntown is Hispanic, with 37.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thorntown is White, with 18.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.86%
High School17.13%
Some College14.00%
Bachelors or Greater1.95%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed87.50%
Male Unemployed55.56%
Female Employed9.58%
Male Employed5.09%

Thorntown Income

Thorntown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,861$58,257
Families$48,571$60,063
Married Families$56,250-
Non Families$32,411$44,439

Thorntown Marital Status

Thorntown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Thorntown Married by Age and Sex

Thorntown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Thorntown Marital Status by Race

Thorntown Veterans

111

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
Second Gulf War17
Korea14
First Gulf War12
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6431
65 to 7422
35 to 5422
75+19
18 to 3417
Name Veterans % of Total
White11010.09%
2 or More110.00%

$Thorntown Veterans by Education

9.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thorntown Employment Status

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Thorntown Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

78.80%

Born in Indiana

97.62%

Native Born

2.38%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.62% of Thorntown residents were born in the United States, with 78.80% having been born in Indiana. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,591191.21%
20191,572191.22%
20181,553785.29%
20171,475191.30%
20161,456-9-0.61%
20151,465-7-0.48%
20141,472-18-1.21%
20131,490-2-0.13%
20121,492-8-0.53%
20111,500-28-1.83%
20101,5280.00%