Thorntown, Indiana Population 2021

1,615
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Thorntown is a city located in Boone County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 1,615, it is the 239th largest city in Indiana and the 8430th largest city in the United States . Thorntown is currently growing at a rate of 1.32% annually and its population has increased by 6.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,520 in 2010. Thorntown reached it's highest population of 1,615 in 2021. Spanning over 1 miles, Thorntown has a population density of 2,634 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thorntown is $59,918 with a poverty rate of 14.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $791 per month, and the median house value is $106,800. The median age in Thorntown is 40.5 years, 40.3 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Thorntown Demographics

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

  • White: 97.16%
  • Asian: 1.71%
  • Other race: 0.57%
  • Two or more races: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Thorntown, Indiana is 1,615 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,552.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,520.

Thorntown, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,19697.16%
Asian211.71%
Two or More Races70.57%
Some Other Race70.57%
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Thorntown Population by Race

Thorntown Population Pyramid $2021

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Thorntown Median Age

40.5


Total

40.3


Male

40.8


Female

Thorntown Adults

There are 995 adults, (199 of whom are seniors) in Thorntown.

Thorntown Age Dependency

54.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Thorntown Sex Ratio

Female

643

52.23%

Male

588

47.77%

Thorntown Population by Age

Thorntown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thorntown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
All74.9%25.1%
Non Family70.3%29.7%
Female64.8%35.2%
Male60%40%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thorntown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5332.3174.9
Married2522.7782.5
Non Family1851.2470.3
Female713.3564.8
Male252.6460

2.71

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Thorntown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade293.34%
9th to 12th Grade738.41%
High School Graduate35941.36%
Some College18220.97%
Associates Degree536.11%
Bachelors Degree12914.86%
Graduate Degree434.95%
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Thorntown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thorntown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White847748172
Hispanic1613
Other Race77
Asian55
2+ Races3

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 20.31%.

Thorntown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,328$50,150$26,711
Less Than 9th Grade$31,250$$
High School Graduate$31,797$48,333$25,250
Some College$38,750$53,333$22,813
Bachelors Degree$46,042$50,893$43,125
Graduate Degree$35,313$$

$36,328

Average Earnings

$50,150

Average Male

$26,711

Average Female

Thorntown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thorntown Language by Age

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Thorntown Language

97.20% of Thorntown residents speak only English, while 2.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Thorntown Language

Thorntown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,18417114.44%
Hispanic20945.00%
Multiple7342.86%

14.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.60%

Male Poverty Rate

14.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thorntown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thorntown is Hispanic, with 45.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thorntown is White, with 14.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.66%.

Thorntown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.65%
High School15.04%
Some College14.47%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%

Thorntown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed76.47%
Female Employed9.07%
Male Employed5.94%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Thorntown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thorntown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,515$59,918
Families$60,000$64,750
Married Families$70,577-
Non Families$33,173$44,799
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Income by Household Type

Thorntown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Thorntown Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Thorntown Marital Status by Race

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Thorntown Marital Status

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99

Number of Veterans

96

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam29
Second Gulf War15
Korea11
First Gulf War11
World War II

Thorntown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6425
65 to 7422
35 to 5420
75+17
18 to 3415

Thorntown Veterans by Age

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Thorntown Veterans by Race

Thorntown Veterans by Education

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7.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thorntown Veterans by Education

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70.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Thorntown Employment by Age

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Thorntown Employment by Race

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Thorntown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.12%

Born in Thorntown

98.05%

Native Born

1.95%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

1.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.05% of Thorntown residents were born in the United States, with 79.12% having been born in Indiana. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Thorntown Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,615211.32%
20201,594211.34%
20191,573211.35%
20181,552785.29%
20171,474140.96%
20161,460-5-0.34%
20151,465-5-0.34%
20141,470-21-1.41%
20131,491-2-0.13%
20121,493-8-0.53%
20111,501-26-1.70%
20101,5270.00%

Thorntown Population by Year