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1,198 Apartments for rent in Thornton, CO

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Meadows at Town Center
10101 Washington St
Thornton, CO
1 Bedroom
$1,209
723 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,399
948 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 26 at 12:40 PM
Spacious apartments feature large windows with vertical blinds. The refurbished clubhouse has a billiards area and a party room. Near Lambertson Lakes Park and the Thornton Town Center.
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3 Units Available
Sierra Vista
9440 Hoffman Way
Thornton, CO | South Thornton
1 Bedroom
$1,259
660 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,265
800 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,650
960 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 12:40 PM
Near many nature trails along the Rocky Mountains in Thornton. Quaint 1-3 bedroom apartments feature wood flooring and walk in closets. Located near Downtown Boulder and Denver and a wide array of shopping and dining options. Residents particularly enjoy the onsite pool, playground, and BBQ area.
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10 Units Available
Highpointe Park
9701 Pearl street
Thornton, CO
1 Bedroom
$1,299
800 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 26 at 12:30 PM
Well-appointed apartments in North Denver with easy access to I-25, downtown Denver, and Thornton's Highpointe District. Beautiful grounds with clubhouse, pool, and dog park. Units have hardwood floors.
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22 Units Available
Hawthorne Hill
11801 York St
Thornton, CO
1 Bedroom
$1,279
800 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,549
1032 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 26 at 12:27 PM
Modern, pet-friendly homes with 9-foot ceilings, new stainless steel appliances, washer-dryers and real fireplaces. On-site 24-hour fitness center, spa, club room and large outdoor pool. Minutes from E-470 and near Denver International Airport.
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20 Units Available
Avana Eastlake
2801 E 120th Ave
Thornton, CO
1 Bedroom
$1,394
743 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,671
1027 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 26 at 12:25 PM
Generous counter space and tiled floors in kitchen and bathroom. Nine foot ceilings and picture windows for airy living space. Theater room seats up to twelve. Minutes to I-25.
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29 Units Available
Avana Thornton Station
2525 E 104th Ave
Thornton, CO
1 Bedroom
$1,258
774 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,684
1109 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,061
1358 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 12:19 PM
Tenants can access the on-site pool/hot tub, movie theatre, and much more. Residents are an easy drive from grocery shopping at Kroger, Publix, and Walmart. Newly renovated apartment homes boast large floor plans and is set in a community offering many amenities.
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12 Units Available
Promenade at Hunters Glen
12801 Lafayette St
Thornton, CO
1 Bedroom
$1,249
670 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,499
928 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,999
1205 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 12:17 PM
Recently renovated apartments feature hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, and large closets. Volleyball court, pool, hot tub, and 24-hour gym available to tenants. Awesome location overlooking Hunter's Glen Lake.
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26 Units Available
Timber Lodge
1769 Coronado Pkwy N
Thornton, CO
1 Bedroom
$999
550 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,199
850 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 12:12 PM
Open living areas. Dishwashers and air conditioning for comfortable convenience. On-site dog park. Across the street from Rotella Park.
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6 Units Available
Hawthorne Hill
11801 York Street
Thornton, CO
1 Bedroom
$1,469
795 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,809
1069 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 26 at 12:10 PM
Discover your new home at Hawthorne Hill Apartments. We offer upscale one, two, and three bedroom apartments for rent in Thornton, CO. Our recently renovated apartments feature modern amenities that help make a house a home.
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21 Units Available
Parkhouse
14310 Grant St
Thornton, CO | North Washington
1 Bedroom
$1,440
741 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,640
1042 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,985
1289 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 11:07 AM
Be the first to live in these brand new apartments located in the heart of Thornton. Surrounded by beautiful parks and hiking trails, with easy access to I-25 and downtown Denver. Spacious interiors and modern finishes.
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7 Units Available
Oxford Pointe Apartments
300 Russell Blvd
Thornton, CO | South Thornton
1 Bedroom
$1,200
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,411
860 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,637
1050 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 11:07 AM
Recently renovated apartments with granite countertops, hardwood floors, in-unit laundry and walk-in closets. Amenities include swimming pool, playground, BBQ and internet access. Pet-friendly. E-payments available.
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23 Units Available
Magnolia Ridge
12220 Colorado Blvd
Thornton, CO
1 Bedroom
$1,320
688 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,585
1039 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,910
858 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 04:46 AM
Fireplaces and air conditioning in apartments. Maintenance and manager on site. Playground and pools available. Less than half a mile from the restaurants and stores in Mission Trace North Shopping Center. Minutes from I-25.
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22 Units Available
Lambertson Farms Apartments
10260 Washington St
Thornton, CO | Quimby
1 Bedroom
$1,332
811 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,535
1053 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,984
1235 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 04:45 AM
Comfortable living with garden-style soaking tubs and an in-home full-sized washer and dryer. Hot tub open year round. Direct access to Lambertson Lakes Open Space.
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26 Units Available
Red Hawk Ranch
12150 Washington Center Pkwy
Thornton, CO
1 Bedroom
$1,274
748 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,649
979 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,044
1091 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 04:46 AM
Property is just minutes from downtown Denver. Residents are also just walking distance from many shopping options.
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30 Units Available
Avilla Eastlake
12230 Washington Center Pkwy
Thornton, CO
1 Bedroom
$1,600
637 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,030
981 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,373
1289 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 04:47 AM
Avilla Eastlake is conveniently located on the east side of I-25, delivering easy freeway access to downtown Denver, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, and Boulder – while Thornton has its own share of quality schools, retail establishments, and
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6 Units Available
Hadley
501 East 102nd Ave
Thornton, CO
1 Bedroom
$1,300
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,549
615 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 04:46 AM
Have you ever walked into an apartment that felt tailor-made for you? Now you can see what that feels like with Hadley Apartments.
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10 Units Available
Sunset Peak Apartments
475 Russell Blvd
Thornton, CO | South Thornton
1 Bedroom
$1,340
596 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,390
946 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,755
1166 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 04:46 AM
Welcome to Sunset Peak Apartment Homes where the term “community” means everything. Lease today and discover the best of Thornton. We're open! Virtual and self-tour options are also available.
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22 Units Available
Madison Park
3351 E 120th Ave
Thornton, CO
Studio
$1,205
473 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,385
840 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,640
1093 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 04:45 AM
Located in Thornton, Colorado. Pet-friendly, 1-3 bedroom apartments with modern kitchens, in-unit laundry, and walk-in closets. Amenities include gym and pool. Close to shopping, dining, and entertainment.
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10 Units Available
AVENS POINT
8901 Grant St
Thornton, CO | South Thornton
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,240
800 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,545
1118 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 04:46 AM
Recently renovated apartments feature gorgeous views of Denver and the Rocky Mountains. Large apartments and lofts with W/D in unit, cozy fireplace, dishwasher, and huge closets. Quiet, pet-friendly community.
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11 Units Available
North Creek Apartment Homes
700 W 91st Ave
Thornton, CO | South Thornton
1 Bedroom
$1,313
730 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,402
952 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 04:46 AM
Enjoy the newly renovated units with chic black appliances and handsome wooden cabinets. W/D in unit and private patios to enjoy the views. Great location near Camenisch Park and Thornton Parkway.
1 Unit Available
12129 Grape Way
12129 Grape Way
Thornton, CO
4 Bedrooms
$2,200
1700 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 12:00 PM
This lovely 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home in Thornton will welcome you with 1,700 square feet of living space! The kitchen comes complete with all stainless-steel appliances, a pantry, and a breakfast nook.
1 Unit Available
6702 East 115th Avenue
6702 East 115th Avenue
Thornton, CO
4 Bedrooms
$2,480
1821 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 12:00 PM
At Main Street Renewal, we provide our residents with an easy leasing experience starting with the flexibility to tour at any time (8am 8pm), applying for a home online, and our dedicated teams ready to assist with any needs.
1 Unit Available
12521 Clermont Street
12521 Clermont Street
Thornton, CO
3 Bedrooms
$2,485
1935 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 12:00 PM
Beautiful bright 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home in Thornton! Vaulted ceilings in main living area. Five piece master bath. Loft space. Updated tiled kitchen with beautiful cabinets. Large secondary bedrooms. Great open floor plan.
1 Unit Available
11172 Hudson Place
11172 Hudson Place
Thornton, CO
4 Bedrooms
$2,535
1994 sqft
Last updated January 26 at 12:00 PM
See yourself coming home to this gorgeous 4 bedroom 2 bathroom home located in Thornton! This bright and spacious home updated in 2005 features a luxury kitchen fit for entertaining or relaxing in the bright, spacious living room.

Median Rent in Thornton

Last updated Dec. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Thornton is $1,480, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,678.
Studio
$1,533
1 Bed
$1,480
2 Beds
$1,678
3+ Beds
$1,998
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Frequently Asked Questions
How much is rent in Thornton?
In Thornton, the median rent is $1,533 for a studio, $1,480 for a 1-bedroom, $1,678 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,998 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Thornton, check out our monthly Thornton Rent Report.
How much is rent in Thornton?
In Thornton, the median rent is $1,533 for a studio, $1,480 for a 1-bedroom, $1,678 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,998 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 $1,400, under $1,200, under $1,100, under $1,000, or search by apartments that are offering move-in specials.
How can I find a cheap apartment in Thornton?
You can filter cheap apartments in Thornton by price: under $1,400, under $1,200, under $1,100, under $1,000, or search by apartments that are offering move-in specials.
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 can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Thornton?
You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Thornton apartments that allow pets.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some Thornton properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some Thornton properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
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 much should I pay for rent in Thornton?
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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 University of Denver, Emily Griffith Technical College, Community College of Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and Johnson & Wales University-Denver.
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 University of Denver, Emily Griffith Technical College, Community College of Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and Johnson & Wales University-Denver.

Median Rent in Thornton

Last updated Dec. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Thornton is $1,480, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,678.
Studio
$1,533
1 Bed
$1,480
2 Beds
$1,678
3+ Beds
$1,998

City Guide

Thornton
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.
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.

Having trouble with Craigslist Thornton? Can't find that special apartment for rent on Apartment Finder or Zillow? Apartment List is here to help!

What’s the Deal with Thornton?

Thornton is one of Denver’s northern suburbs. In fact, the mile high city is just a hop, skip and a drive down Interstate 25, so a good deal of Thornton’s residents are commuters. Whether you’ll be one of them or not, you’re still gonna need wheels - hey, these are the suburbs, remember? The city itself is heavily residential but all of the creature comforts such as dining and shopping are scattered around generously, so no matter where you end up putting down stakes everything you’ll need will be well within reach.

Thornton's got somewhat of a random checkerboard layout, with malls next to vacant lots next to homes next to apartments. So look around, make sure your apartment's in a neighborhood with some walkable paths or sidewalks as you'll likely want to get outside in the sunshine and enjoy the Colorado mountain views! Both paths and views abound in Thornton, and even in the dead of winter, you'll find plenty of sunny days.

What’s the Deal with Thornton?
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Thornton is one of Denver’s northern suburbs. In fact, the mile high city is just a hop, skip and a drive down Interstate 25, so a good deal of Thornton’s residents are commuters. Whether you’ll be one of them or not, you’re still gonna need wheels - hey, these are the suburbs, remember? The city itself is heavily residential but all of the creature comforts such as dining and shopping are scattered around generously, so no matter where you end up putting down stakes everything you’ll need will be well within reach.

Thornton's got somewhat of a random checkerboard layout, with malls next to vacant lots next to homes next to apartments. So look around, make sure your apartment's in a neighborhood with some walkable paths or sidewalks as you'll likely want to get outside in the sunshine and enjoy the Colorado mountain views! Both paths and views abound in Thornton, and even in the dead of winter, you'll find plenty of sunny days.

Choosing Sides

NoTho: Consisting mostly of newer sprawling residential neighborhoods. Most of the rentals you’ll find here are of the brand-spankin’ new “apartment home” ilk that come loaded with all the bells and whistles. Think granite countertops, resort-style swimming pools and fitness centers. Of course, they’re not “cheap” per-se, but they’re sure a lot less than comparable units in the Mile High City. Way out in the outskirts of town, you can still find the odd trailer or mobile home for rent if that’s more your thing.

SoTho: South Thornton is a bargain-hunter’s paradise. Small 1960’s tract homes in pleasant neighborhoods and revamped patio-style apartments make up the bulk of vacancies in this area and there are still plenty of deals to be had for would-be renters.

That concludes our brief tour of Thornton. Whether you end up on the south side of town or the north, residents-to-be should rest assured they’ll be paying less and getting more than they would in Denver. Why not put all that rent money you’ll be saving to good use - like a season pass to Breckenridge or Winter Park?

Choosing Sides
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NoTho: Consisting mostly of newer sprawling residential neighborhoods. Most of the rentals you’ll find here are of the brand-spankin’ new “apartment home” ilk that come loaded with all the bells and whistles. Think granite countertops, resort-style swimming pools and fitness centers. Of course, they’re not “cheap” per-se, but they’re sure a lot less than comparable units in the Mile High City. Way out in the outskirts of town, you can still find the odd trailer or mobile home for rent if that’s more your thing.

SoTho: South Thornton is a bargain-hunter’s paradise. Small 1960’s tract homes in pleasant neighborhoods and revamped patio-style apartments make up the bulk of vacancies in this area and there are still plenty of deals to be had for would-be renters.

That concludes our brief tour of Thornton. Whether you end up on the south side of town or the north, residents-to-be should rest assured they’ll be paying less and getting more than they would in Denver. Why not put all that rent money you’ll be saving to good use - like a season pass to Breckenridge or Winter Park?

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City Guide

Thornton
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.
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.

Having trouble with Craigslist Thornton? Can't find that special apartment for rent on Apartment Finder or Zillow? Apartment List is here to help!

What’s the Deal with Thornton?

Thornton is one of Denver’s northern suburbs. In fact, the mile high city is just a hop, skip and a drive down Interstate 25, so a good deal of Thornton’s residents are commuters. Whether you’ll be one of them or not, you’re still gonna need wheels - hey, these are the suburbs, remember? The city itself is heavily residential but all of the creature comforts such as dining and shopping are scattered around generously, so no matter where you end up putting down stakes everything you’ll need will be well within reach.

Thornton's got somewhat of a random checkerboard layout, with malls next to vacant lots next to homes next to apartments. So look around, make sure your apartment's in a neighborhood with some walkable paths or sidewalks as you'll likely want to get outside in the sunshine and enjoy the Colorado mountain views! Both paths and views abound in Thornton, and even in the dead of winter, you'll find plenty of sunny days.

What’s the Deal with Thornton?
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Thornton is one of Denver’s northern suburbs. In fact, the mile high city is just a hop, skip and a drive down Interstate 25, so a good deal of Thornton’s residents are commuters. Whether you’ll be one of them or not, you’re still gonna need wheels - hey, these are the suburbs, remember? The city itself is heavily residential but all of the creature comforts such as dining and shopping are scattered around generously, so no matter where you end up putting down stakes everything you’ll need will be well within reach.

Thornton's got somewhat of a random checkerboard layout, with malls next to vacant lots next to homes next to apartments. So look around, make sure your apartment's in a neighborhood with some walkable paths or sidewalks as you'll likely want to get outside in the sunshine and enjoy the Colorado mountain views! Both paths and views abound in Thornton, and even in the dead of winter, you'll find plenty of sunny days.

Choosing Sides

NoTho: Consisting mostly of newer sprawling residential neighborhoods. Most of the rentals you’ll find here are of the brand-spankin’ new “apartment home” ilk that come loaded with all the bells and whistles. Think granite countertops, resort-style swimming pools and fitness centers. Of course, they’re not “cheap” per-se, but they’re sure a lot less than comparable units in the Mile High City. Way out in the outskirts of town, you can still find the odd trailer or mobile home for rent if that’s more your thing.

SoTho: South Thornton is a bargain-hunter’s paradise. Small 1960’s tract homes in pleasant neighborhoods and revamped patio-style apartments make up the bulk of vacancies in this area and there are still plenty of deals to be had for would-be renters.

That concludes our brief tour of Thornton. Whether you end up on the south side of town or the north, residents-to-be should rest assured they’ll be paying less and getting more than they would in Denver. Why not put all that rent money you’ll be saving to good use - like a season pass to Breckenridge or Winter Park?

Choosing Sides
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NoTho: Consisting mostly of newer sprawling residential neighborhoods. Most of the rentals you’ll find here are of the brand-spankin’ new “apartment home” ilk that come loaded with all the bells and whistles. Think granite countertops, resort-style swimming pools and fitness centers. Of course, they’re not “cheap” per-se, but they’re sure a lot less than comparable units in the Mile High City. Way out in the outskirts of town, you can still find the odd trailer or mobile home for rent if that’s more your thing.

SoTho: South Thornton is a bargain-hunter’s paradise. Small 1960’s tract homes in pleasant neighborhoods and revamped patio-style apartments make up the bulk of vacancies in this area and there are still plenty of deals to be had for would-be renters.

That concludes our brief tour of Thornton. Whether you end up on the south side of town or the north, residents-to-be should rest assured they’ll be paying less and getting more than they would in Denver. Why not put all that rent money you’ll be saving to good use - like a season pass to Breckenridge or Winter Park?

Rent Report
Thornton

February 2021 Thornton Rent Report

Welcome to the February 2021 Thornton Rent Report. Thornton rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Thornton rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Thornton rents held steady over the past month

Thornton rents have declined 0.1% over the past month, but are up moderately by 2.7% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Thornton stand at $1,477 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,675 for a two-bedroom. Thornton's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of -1.3%, as well as the national average of -1.2%.

    Rents rising across the Denver Metro

    Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Thornton, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Denver metro, 7 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

    • Over the past year, Denver proper has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 5.5%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,533, while one-bedrooms go for $1,251.
    • Parker has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 3.7%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,791, while one-bedrooms go for $1,580.
    • Lone Tree has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Denver metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,060; rents decreased 0.1% over the past month but were up 1.6% over the past year.
    • Arvada has the least expensive rents in the Denver metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,420; rents went down 0.1% over the past month and 0.4% over the past year.

    Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Thornton

    As rents have increased moderately in Thornton, other large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Compared to most large cities across the country, Thornton is less affordable for renters.

    • With cities across the state seeing varying rent trends, Colorado as a whole has logged -1.3% year-over-year decline. For example, rents have grown by 5.1% in Colorado Springs whereas rents have fallen 1.5% in Fort Collins.
    • Thornton's median two-bedroom rent of $1,675 is above the national average of $1,092. Nationwide, rents have fallen by 1.2% over the past year compared to the 2.7% rise in Thornton.
    • While Thornton's rents rose moderately over the past year, the city of Phoenix also saw an increase of 4.8%.
    • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Thornton than most large cities. For example, Phoenix has a median 2BR rent of $1,172, where Thornton is nearly one-and-a-half times that price.

    For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S.

    City
    Median 1BR Rent
    Median 2BR Rent
    M/M Rent Growth
    Y/Y Rent Growth
    Denver
    $1,250
    $1,530
    -0.3%
    -5.5%
    Aurora
    $1,170
    $1,480
    0.5%
    0.6%
    Thornton
    $1,480
    $1,680
    -0.1%
    2.7%
    Arvada
    $1,140
    $1,420
    -0.1%
    -0.4%
    Westminster
    $1,330
    $1,630
    0
    0.2%
    Broomfield
    $1,590
    $1,920
    -0.7%
    -2.8%
    Parker
    $1,580
    $1,790
    1.4%
    3.7%
    Littleton
    $1,200
    $1,610
    0.7%
    2%
    Englewood
    $1,010
    $1,570
    0
    0.9%
    Lone Tree
    $1,660
    $2,060
    -0.1%
    1.6%
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    Methodology - Recent Updates:

    Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

    Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post about the methodology on our blog.

    Methodology:

    Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

    Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

    Read more about our methodology.

    About Rent Reports:

    Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

    We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.

    Read More

    February 2021 Thornton Rent Report

    Welcome to the February 2021 Thornton Rent Report. Thornton rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Thornton rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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    February 2021 Thornton Rent Report

    Welcome to the February 2021 Thornton Rent Report. Thornton rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Thornton rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

    Thornton rents held steady over the past month

    Thornton rents have declined 0.1% over the past month, but are up moderately by 2.7% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Thornton stand at $1,477 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,675 for a two-bedroom. Thornton's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of -1.3%, as well as the national average of -1.2%.

      Rents rising across the Denver Metro

      Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Thornton, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Denver metro, 7 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

      • Over the past year, Denver proper has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 5.5%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,533, while one-bedrooms go for $1,251.
      • Parker has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 3.7%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,791, while one-bedrooms go for $1,580.
      • Lone Tree has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Denver metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,060; rents decreased 0.1% over the past month but were up 1.6% over the past year.
      • Arvada has the least expensive rents in the Denver metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,420; rents went down 0.1% over the past month and 0.4% over the past year.

      Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Thornton

      As rents have increased moderately in Thornton, other large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Compared to most large cities across the country, Thornton is less affordable for renters.

      • With cities across the state seeing varying rent trends, Colorado as a whole has logged -1.3% year-over-year decline. For example, rents have grown by 5.1% in Colorado Springs whereas rents have fallen 1.5% in Fort Collins.
      • Thornton's median two-bedroom rent of $1,675 is above the national average of $1,092. Nationwide, rents have fallen by 1.2% over the past year compared to the 2.7% rise in Thornton.
      • While Thornton's rents rose moderately over the past year, the city of Phoenix also saw an increase of 4.8%.
      • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Thornton than most large cities. For example, Phoenix has a median 2BR rent of $1,172, where Thornton is nearly one-and-a-half times that price.

      For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S.

      City
      Median 1BR Rent
      Median 2BR Rent
      M/M Rent Growth
      Y/Y Rent Growth
      Denver
      $1,250
      $1,530
      -0.3%
      -5.5%
      Aurora
      $1,170
      $1,480
      0.5%
      0.6%
      Thornton
      $1,480
      $1,680
      -0.1%
      2.7%
      Arvada
      $1,140
      $1,420
      -0.1%
      -0.4%
      Westminster
      $1,330
      $1,630
      0
      0.2%
      Broomfield
      $1,590
      $1,920
      -0.7%
      -2.8%
      Parker
      $1,580
      $1,790
      1.4%
      3.7%
      Littleton
      $1,200
      $1,610
      0.7%
      2%
      Englewood
      $1,010
      $1,570
      0
      0.9%
      Lone Tree
      $1,660
      $2,060
      -0.1%
      1.6%
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      Methodology - Recent Updates:

      Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

      Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post about the methodology on our blog.

      Methodology:

      Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

      Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

      Read more about our methodology.

      About Rent Reports:

      Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

      We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.