Living in Thornton

If you are considering a relocation to the northern suburbs of Denver, the city of Thornton, Colorado should be at the top of your list. Since 2000, the population of Thornton has increased an astounding 142%! Keep reading to learn some of the reasons why so many are deciding that living in Thornton CO is the best option for them. Or you can skip down to our comprehensive and up-to-the-minute list of homes for sale in Thornton.

Why is Thornton Colorado a Popular Relocation Destination?

The combination of home affordability, short commute time to either Boulder or Denver, and local character has made Thornton an unbeatable option for individuals and families moving to the metro area over the past 15 years. The stats tell a big part of the story. In Thornton…Median home price:  $288,800 (well below the metro area average), 30-year fixed mortgage rates:  3.6%, Average home value appreciation (last ten years):  15%, Median resident age:  32 years old, Average commute time:  30 minutes.

With the Denver housing market exploding over the past few years, the average home price in Thornton has started to look more and more appealing to a lot of Colorado home shoppers. The numbers reflect that Thornton is a community where many savvy home buyers have chosen to put down roots, save some money, and watch their investment mature. House values have gone up about 15% over the last decade. The cost of living in Thornton CO is 17% above the national average, but it’s much more affordable than other metro area communities like Denver, Aurora, Boulder, and Lakewood.

Thornton CO Schools

Thornton schools are managed by the Adams 12 Five Star Schools district. As a whole, the area gets a 5 out of 10 rating, putting it right around the national average. However, there are several neighborhoods with above average rated elementary schools. To learn more about where the best schools are located and the best neighborhoods in Thornton, contact Cindy Belhumeur, Owner and Managing Broker of Home Source Group. Cindy is an Accredited Buyers Representative, making her uniquely qualified to find and negotiate the best possible price for your next home.

Start your home search right now by browsing the latest homes for sale in Thornton CO:

New To Site
MLS# 8161602
1990 Gail Ct
Thornton, CO 80229
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,176 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Great remodeled ranch home. Open and bright floor plan with updated kitchen, SS appliances. Master suite with updated master bathroom. Two additional bedrooms and a full bath. Large laundry room. 1 car attached garage. Large fenced backy (more...)
Steps Real Estate 101 LLC
Open House
MLS# 6461776
4664 E 139th Ave
Thornton, CO 80602
3 BR | 3 BA | 4,586 Sqft | Detached Single Family
This is the DREAM HOUSE you have been waiting for!!! Gorgeous, Open, Bright RANCH with High Ceilings and Wood Floors, Family Rm and Dining Rm with 3 sided FP! White Kitchen with Solid Surface Counters, Pantry, Brfst Bar! Huge Master Be (more...)
Mb Galloway Realty LLC
New To Site
MLS# 3721157
9620 Harrison St
Thornton, CO 80229
3 BR | 2 BA | 2,597 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Yes, a large ranch with a full basement and 2 car attached garage for under 300,000. Much more than just good bones, maintenance free vinyl siding, newer roof and gutters. Newer GFA heat unit. It can use some TLC but is priced accordingly. (more...)
Real Estate Connection
New To Site
MLS# 3868742
7960 E 135th Ave
Thornton, CO 80602
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,729 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Gorgeous house, open layout. quiet neighborhood
Signature Real Estate Corp.
New To Site
MLS# 3943335
4130 E 94th Ave, Unit C
Thornton, CO 80229
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,088 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Welcome to Hillcrest! This townhouse style condo is just minutes from the new light rail station, has miles of biking / walking paths along the South Platte River, and has easy access to both I-25 and I-76. This 2 story home features 2 larg (more...)
Keller Williams Preferred Realty
New To Site
MLS# 1655722
12933 Emerson St
Thornton, CO 80241
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,070 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Fantastic location across from lake. Many upgrades and updates including slab granite and stainless steel appliances. Low maintenance yard that lives larger than it looks. Quick response and quick possession. Show and sell!
Brokers Guild-cherry Creek LTD.
New To Site
MLS# 5595318
14050 Hudson St
Thornton, CO 80602
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,794 Sqft | Detached Single Family
You must come see this GEM, home ownership pride at its finest! Featuring a spacious master bedroom with an en suite and large walk-in closet, plus 3 spacious bedrooms and large loft to relax in, where you can also get a nice view of the mo (more...)
Inmotion Group Properties
New To Site
MLS# 6165647
13406 Clayton St
Thornton, CO 80241
5 BR | 4 BA | 4,280 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Stunning 5 bedroom home in Signal Creek. Offering over 4,000 sqft of Lovable space! 3 car garage, large back yard with play area and finished patio perfect for entertaining. Gorgeous tiled entry way with vaulted ceilings and lots of sunligh (more...)
Rockwell Realty
New To Site
MLS# 6951116
13221 Garfield Dr
Thornton, CO 80241
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,458 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Enclosed, heated front entry for plants, etc. Covered deck all across back upper level. Covered patio off lower on South side and gazebo (electrified in backyard). Split unit heating and cooling. Varies throughout. Fabulous updates and (more...)
RE/MAX Alliance
New To Site
MLS# 8698286
13508 Fillmore Ct
Thornton, CO 80241
4 BR | 3 BA | 4,349 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Well-situated in the Signal Creek subdivision, this home is ready for your personalized touch. With brand new carpet throughout, a wonderful floor plan, the unfinished basement for additional finished square footage and great location all m (more...)
Porchlight Real Estate Group
New To Site
MLS# 7747632
13279 Downing St
Thornton, CO 80241
6 BR | 4 BA | 3,743 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Main-floor master bedroom stunner located in the coveted golf course community of Hunters Glen in Thornton! Beautifully updated throughout with the finest details. Gorgeous, open floor plan with soaring ceilings and skylights. Stunning kitc (more...)
Porchlight Real Estate Group
New To Site
MLS# 8709380
7867 E 139th Pl
Thornton, CO 80602
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,458 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Homesmart Cherry Creek Properties
New To Site
MLS# 1567482
13143 Spruce Pl
Thornton, CO 80602
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,242 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Location! Location! Location! Prime lot in the Villages at Riverdale. This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home backs up to open space, has a walk-out basement and views galore from the deck off the kitchen / dining nook, and master bedroom. Grani (more...)
Keller Williams Preferred Realty
New To Site
MLS# 2668749
12034 Glencoe St
Thornton, CO 80241
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,862 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Fantastic pet free, smoke free, 3 bed, 2 full bath, 2 car garage home conveniently located to 120th, I-25, C-470, schools, restaurants, shopping and more! Step inside and fall in love with the open plan, beautiful wood floors and invitin (more...)
Keller Williams Preferred Realty
New To Site
MLS# 7892926
12262 Colorado Blvd, Unit 30
Thornton, CO 80241
1 BR | 2 BA | 956 Sqft | Detached Single Family
When you enter this home, you will notice the nice size of the rooms and how well it flows. Enjoy the beautiful wood floors, which are new, there are some rooms that do not have the wood floors but can be. There is a back patio with some g (more...)
Keller Williams Preferred Realty
New To Site
MLS# 2233614
5389 E 114th Pl
Thornton, CO 80233
5 BR | 2 BA | 2,399 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Updates throughout this beautiful home with stainless steal appliances, Brazilian Maple hard wood floor, new carpet, fresh paint throughout interior, new siding, new exterior paint, new stamped concrete patio, roof is less than 5 years old. (more...)
Modern Real Estate
New To Site
MLS# 4910094
12711 Colorado Blvd, Unit 705-G
Thornton, CO 80241
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,137 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Be part of the Lodge at Terralago community in this Spacious ground level 2Bed / 2Bath Condo - no stairs! You'll feel right at home the minute you walk through the front door. Home features: 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1-car detached Gara (more...)
Bernardini Homes
New To Site
MLS# 2697354
951 Locust Pl
Thornton, CO 80229
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,176 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Double panel windows, new laminated floor, ceiling fan in bedrooms, roof 5 years old, sewer line 4 years old, water heater 6 months old, nice well maintained home. All appliances included.
Homesmart Realty Group
New To Site
MLS# 6306401
12285 Garfield Pl
Thornton, CO 80241
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,768 Sqft | Detached Single Family
MAJOR REMODEL! This beautiful 3 bed, 2 bath in Thornton, CO home has been completely remodeled with unique and designer finishes! BRAND NEW: furnace, hot water heater, windows, kitchen with soft-close cabinets, appliances, bathrooms, door (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 2050669
10211 Ura Ln, Unit 1-201
Thornton, CO 80260
2 BR | 1 BA | 813 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Excellent price on this two bedroom, one bathroom unit at Bravado condos * One reserved parking space * HOA only $281.00 per month * Pool and club house * Not pets * Attractive unit in need of a little TLC in the way of paint a (more...)
Mb Summers Realty
New To Site
MLS# 2641605
13360 Jasmine St
Thornton, CO 80602
6 BR | 4 BA | 3,763 Sqft | Detached Single Family
* * * BUY ME * * * This beautiful 2-story home, located in desirable Marshall Lake, is move-in ready! It features 4 bedrooms upstairs, a main floor bedroom / study, wood floors, gas fireplace and a 3 car tandem garage. A chef&rsquo (more...)
Great Way Re Exclusive Properties
New To Site
MLS# 5928581
4535 Cottonwood Lakes Blvd
Thornton, CO 80241
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,073 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Beautiful home in Country Hills. This home has been updated with new fixtures, new HVAC, newer roof, fresh paint, new carpet. All new LED can lights, all door hardware new and all new stainless steel appliances. Basement is framed and ready (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 4933840
9412 Kalamath Ct
Thornton, CO 80260
4 BR | 2 BA | 1,684 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Large single family home on a corner lot with gorgeous mountain views! This 4 bed, 2 bath home with an attached 2 car garage has been well maintained and recently updated; including remodeled bathrooms, new windows, paint, and flooring. The (more...)
Your Castle Real Estate INC
New To Site
MLS# 2828083
14158 Harrison St
Thornton, CO 80602
3 BR | 3 BA | 1,806 Sqft | Attached Single Family
New! Modern, 2 story paired home in Fallbrook Farms. Distinctive features including deck off study, 3 sided fireplace, gas range, tray ceiling and bay window in master bedroom. Design upgrades pending. Low maintenance, spacious, well design (more...)
Mb Team Lassen
New To Site
MLS# 4450582
12876 Jasmine St, Unit B
Thornton, CO 80602
2 BR | 3 BA | 1,769 Sqft | Attached Single Family
New build by BLVD Builders in the famous, quiet Riverdale Park! Choose all interior colors at the design center including cabinet colors, granite, tile, and carpet. Approximate June / July 2018 close date. Enjoy the maintenance free li (more...)
Blvd Real Estate Services, LLC
New To Site
MLS# 7183016
11332 Jersey Ln
Thornton, CO 80233
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,092 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Best in Show! Pottery Barn perfect with beautiful hard wood flooring, granite counter tops, SS appliances, gas fireplace, outdoor fireplace and large covered patio, main floor study, large unfinished basement, 3 car garage, master bedroom w (more...)
RE/MAX Alliance
New To Site
MLS# 9797628
12876 Jasmine St, Unit F
Thornton, CO 80602
2 BR | 3 BA | 1,864 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Build your new townhome by BLVD Builders in the famous, quiet, Riverdale Park. June / July 2018 approximate close date. Enjoy the maintenance free living, community pool, basketball court, playground, and trails. Walk to shopping and din (more...)
Blvd Real Estate Services, LLC
New To Site
MLS# 6751205
2763 E 161st Pl
Thornton, CO 80602
4 BR | 4 BA | 3,720 Sqft | Detached Single Family
9.5 ACRE PARK WITH PLAYGROUND, TENNIS AND BASKETBALL COURTS. (taxes are estimated, due to home not yet fully assessed)
Mb Jd And Associates
New To Site
MLS# 9518418
9210 Aspen Dr
Thornton, CO 80229
4 BR | 2 BA | 1,920 Sqft | Detached Single Family
People's Real Estate Service
New To Site
MLS# 9294022
14041 Milwaukee St
Thornton, CO 80602
4 BR | 4 BA | 5,228 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Shiplap, subway tile, barn door and plenty of charm in this Fallbrook Farms stunner! Grand staircase welcomes you in to this beautiful two-story home with soaring ceilings. Custom details throughout including a mudroom with built-in loc (more...)
Porchlight Real Estate Group
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7728 Vance Drive
Arvada, Colorado 80003