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Thornton Apartments
Last updated April 22 2024 at 1:01 PM

Thornton, CO
153 Apartments for Rent

Thornton Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 141,464
Population Density: 3,941.5 people/sq mile
Median Age: 35
Percentage of Family Households: 73%
Median Annual Income: $93,873 / year
Median Rent: $1,700 / month

What locals are saying

Why live in over-crowded Denver when there’s a swell ‘burb like Thornton just ten miles north? With 230 acres of open space, more than 40 public parks, easy commuting to Denver via I-25 and all of Colorado’s legendary resorts just mere hours away, Thornton is booming. There’s still plenty of screaming bargains to be had, however, making now the perfect time to start pounding the Thornton pavement on the quest for your dream rental.

Thornton is one of Denver’s northern suburbs

Thornton Demographics


How diverse is Thornton?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Thornton is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Thornton are White (49.8%), Hispanic Or Latino (39.3%), Asian (5.2%), Two Or More (4.1%), Black Or African American (1.3%), Other (0.2%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Thornton residents?

The median age in Thornton is 35 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Thornton?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Thornton is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Thornton are White (49.8%), Hispanic Or Latino (39.3%), Asian (5.2%), Two Or More (4.1%), Black Or African American (1.3%), Other (0.2%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Thornton residents?

The median age in Thornton is 35 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Thornton Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Thornton is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in Thornton is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Thornton is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Thornton


Elementary Schools

9 /10
Stargate Charter School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,307 Students
36 Reviews
1,307
Students
36 Reviews
9 /10
Silver Creek Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
600 Students
15 Reviews
600
Students
15 Reviews
7 /10
Tarver Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
537 Students
16 Reviews
537
Students
16 Reviews

Middle Schools

9 /10
Stargate Charter School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,307 Students
36 Reviews
1,307
Students
36 Reviews
7 /10
Rocky Top Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,350 Students
15 Reviews
1,350
Students
15 Reviews
7 /10
Westgate Community School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
508 Students
108 Reviews
508
Students
108 Reviews

High Schools

9 /10
Stargate Charter School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,307 Students
36 Reviews
1,307
Students
36 Reviews
7 /10
Horizon High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,037 Students
14 Reviews
2,037
Students
14 Reviews
7 /10
Westgate Community School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
508 Students
108 Reviews
508
Students
108 Reviews
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Average rent in Thornton, Colorado

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Thornton is $1,672, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,095. Rent rates updated 4 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Thornton, CO


Searching for an apartment for rent in Thornton, CO? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 153 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Thornton. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Thornton is $1,616 for a studio, $1,672 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $2,095 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Thornton apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Thornton, CO apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Thornton?

In Thornton, the average rent is $1,616 for a studio, $1,672 for a 1-bedroom, $2,095 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,546 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Thornton, check out our monthly Thornton Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Thornton?

You can filter cheap apartments in Thornton by price: under $1,200, under $1,400.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Thornton?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Thornton apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Thornton?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Thornton.

How can I find off-campus housing in Thornton?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Thornton. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Emily Griffith Technical College, Community College of Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver, University of Denver, and Johnson & Wales University-Denver.