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# 9463806
Active (List Price)
12735 Bellaire St
Thornton, CO 80241
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,953 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Charming home with lots of space. New paint coming and Photos coming soon! See it an fall in love.
New To Site
MLS# 2495334
Active (List Price)
15703 Quince St
Thornton, CO 80602
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,605 Sqft | Detached Single Family
New Home with Builder's Warranty. Beautiful ranch home with an open kitchen and nice sized great room. The owner's suite boasts a large walk-in closet. Homeowners will love the kitchen with stainless steel appliances and slab granite c (more...)
D.R. Horton Realty, LLC
New To Site
MLS# 9084834
Active (List Price)
8010 E 130th Ave
Thornton, CO 80602
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,387 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Welcome home to this stunning former Lennar model home. Entertaining is a breeze with this open concept home. The chef's kitchen features granite slab counter tops accentuated by tile backsplash, s.s. appliances, 42'' cabinets, a large cent (more...)
Redfin Corporation
New To Site
MLS# 5993629
Active (List Price)
8199 Welby Rd, Unit 4108
Thornton, CO 80229
2 BR | 3 BA | 1,148 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Must See Well Maintained End Unit Welby Hill Condo (Legal description is a condo, but feels and looks like a townhouse) in Quite Location. A flowing floor plan, gated front patio, spacious bedroom, mountain view from master bedroom, attache (more...)
RE/MAX Masters Millennium
New To Site
MLS# 4785865
Active (List Price)
10614 Ash Ct
Thornton, CO 80233
4 BR | 4 BA | 2,028 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Brand new roof, Newer Vinyl Windows throughout the house! Newer Exterior Paint! Bring your tool belt and earn some sweat equity! Huge corner lot located in the heart of Thornton, just minutes from the new light rail station (completion 1 / (more...)
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Innovative RE
New To Site
MLS# 1693475
Active (List Price)
2386 E 125th Ct
Thornton, CO 80241
5 BR | 3 BA | 3,704 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Gleaming hardwoods and soaring vaulted ceilings greet you to this thoughtfully planned ranch home boasting a well kept open concept great room nicely transitioning you from the living room to dining and kitchen. Make lasting memories in the (more...)
Redfin Corporation
New To Site
MLS# 2307849
Active (List Price)
12844 Jasmine St, Unit D
Thornton, CO 80602
2 BR | 2 BA | 2,538 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Don’t miss the opportunity to call this place home! Rare, ranch floor-plan in desirable Riverdale Park. 2 bed, 2 bath end unit backing to the open space. Lots of natural light and privacy throughout. Spacious and open, this home is mo (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 7646403
Active (List Price)
6702 E 115th Ave
Thornton, CO 80233
4 BR | 4 BA | 1,821 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Welcome to your beautiful 3 bed, 2.5 bath home in a lovely community. You’ll love the convenient layout featuring carpeted floors! Enjoy summer days in your fully fenced backyard. with a large deck. Great location, your home has close (more...)
Atlas Real Estate Group
New To Site
MLS# 3714843
Active (List Price)
16067 Elizabeth St
Thornton, CO 80602
4 BR | 4 BA | 3,864 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Better than new home in the gorgeous Orchard Farms. Enter this home and find the kitchen of your dreams with beautiful white staggered cabinets, a huge center island and beautiful dining area. The living room is larger than you will find in (more...)
RE/MAX Professionals
New To Site
MLS# 4818754
Active (List Price)
1291 Russell Blvd
Thornton, CO 80229
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,176 Sqft | Detached Single Family
More Photos and Showings start Wed June 26! Solid brick ranch on rare 10,000 sq ft lot. Newer furnace, hot water heater, flooring (hardwood and tile) and brand new kitchen range / oven. Freshly painted interior, super clean and ready t (more...)
RE/MAX Leaders
New To Site
MLS# 5121995
Active (List Price)
8370 Garfield Cir
Thornton, CO 80229
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,100 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Available now is this newly renovated single family home in Thornton. A great option for a first-time buyer or investor seeking affordable homes. This home comes with two off-street parking spots, two covered patio, and a great sized yard w (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 7042271
Active (List Price)
861 E 98th Ave, Unit 604
Thornton, CO 80229
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,283 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Downtown Denver is a 15-minute drive. Build your new townhome with BLVDWAY in the established, desirable, Sundance Reserve at Lambertson Lakes - Approximate JAN / FEB 2020 MOVE-IN. FULL WALKOUT WITH ROUGH-IN. Enjoy the maintenance free li (more...)
BLVD Real Estate Services, LLC
New To Site
MLS# 4972041
Active (List Price)
863 E 98th Ave, Unit 1506
Thornton, CO 80229
2 BR | 3 BA | 1,822 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Downtown Denver is a 15-minute drive. Customize your new home with your design colors. Build your new townhome with BLVDWAY in the established, desirable, Sundance Reserve at Lambertson Lakes. FULL WALKOUT WITH ROUGIN PLUMBING! DECEMBER (more...)
BLVD Real Estate Services, LLC
New To Site
MLS# 4624458
Active (List Price)
12919 Magnolia Pl
Thornton, CO 80602
3 BR | 3 BA | 4,466 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Gorgeous Home Ready To Move-In! Updated and well maintained, this home features many upgrades and extras. Beginning with the dramatic vaulted ceilings as you first walk in, you will be impressed with the large dining area as you make your w (more...)
Aragon Realty Group
New To Site
MLS# 5847726
Active (List Price)
4210 E 100 Ave, Unit 504
Thornton, CO 80229
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,056 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Pine Lake Ranch community has a park and pool for summer fun while kids are on vacation. It is conveniently located by the new light rail easy accesses to downtown and surrounding areas. Business include shopping centers, gym, grocery store (more...)
Den-CO Realty LLC
New To Site
MLS# 4100629
Active (List Price)
2721 E 98th Ave
Thornton, CO 80229
3 BR | 1 BA | 1,070 Sqft | Detached Single Family
One floor living in this 3 bedroom 1 bath Ranch. Living room is open to the kitchen. Backyard has a covered patio with built in bars and a hot tub. There is also a fire pit, garden areas, a basketball court and a shed all making this a grea (more...)
HomeSmart Realty Group of Colorado
New To Site
MLS# 5526423
Active (List Price)
12714 Leyden St, Unit B
Thornton, CO 80602
2 BR | 3 BA | 1,435 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Recent remodel. New Paint. New Carpet.
Your Castle Real Estate Inc
New To Site
MLS# 1808694
Active (List Price)
13754 Garfield St, Unit D
Thornton, CO 80602
2 BR | 3 BA | 1,216 Sqft | Attached Single Family
ALMOST NEW! Beautiful 3 year old townhouse with highly desirable 2 Car Garage! Cute yard for entertaining or play. This unit also has two master suite.
American Home Agents
New To Site
MLS# 7984916
Active (List Price)
2393 E 90th Ave
Thornton, CO 80229
3 BR | 1 BA | 1,035 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Gorgeous home in wonderful Thornton neighborhood! Charming curb appeal, freshly painted interior, and lovely hardwood floors. Move-in ready, ranch-style home, with a one-car attached garage and large driveway. New roof put on 5 years ago. N (more...)
Top Peak Real Estate
New To Site
MLS# 9554136
Active (List Price)
14359 Fillmore St
Thornton, CO 80602
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,930 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Location! Location! Location! Stunning Ranch with Million Dollar Unobstructed Panoramic Mountain Views! Main floor features 9ft ceilings, hardwood floors, office / den, gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, huge master suite with (more...)
Keller Williams Preferred Realty
New To Site
MLS# 5689142
Active (List Price)
14041 Fillmore Dr
Thornton, CO 80602
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,930 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Lovely ranch style home with 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, plus an office featuring a custom built Murphy bed with shelving that stays! The master bedroom overlooks your beautiful backyard and includes a 5-piece master bath including a giant s (more...)
eXp Realty, LLC
New To Site
MLS# 3979701
Active (List Price)
857 E 98th Ave, Unit 1708
Thornton, CO 80229
2 BR | 3 BA | 1,309 Sqft | Attached Single Family
NEW BUILD, INVENTORY HOME, QUICK CLOSE! New townhome by BLVDWAY in the established, desirable, Sundance Reserve at Lambertson Lakes. Downtown Denver is15 minutes away. Enjoy the maintenance free living, community pool, hot tub, workout fa (more...)
BLVD Real Estate Services, LLC
MLS# 3980448
Active (List Price)
386 Polaris Pl
Thornton, CO 80260
4 BR | 2 BA | 1,926 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Wonderful living space. House is bigger than it looks. Two sided fireplace / see through fireplace. Huge back yard, totally fenced in. Covered patio for sitting outside and enjoying the beautiful Colorado weather. Great curb appeal, with a (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 5914434
Active (List Price)
11243 Dexter St
Thornton, CO 80233
4 BR | 2 BA | 1,816 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Come check out this great 4 bed 2 bath home in the Woodglen neighborhood with an attached 2 car garage!!! An amazing home to make your own! It has an open living space with vaulted ceilings, beautiful skylights, and a warm fireplace. The (more...)
Keller Williams Advantage Realty LLC
New To Site
MLS# 6045964
Active (List Price)
11853 Garfield Cir
Thornton, CO 80233
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,226 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Wonderful Woodglen 2 bedroom 2 bathroom move in ready townhome. Located in a cul de sac this home offers an open floorplan. The light and bright family room offers beautiful laminate floors, a fireplace and a sliding door to the fenced pri (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 3932237
Active (List Price)
9241 Myrna Pl
Thornton, CO 80229
4 BR | 2 BA | 1,656 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Nothing else like this one in the neighborhood! This home that sits on a quiet street in the neighborhood boasts 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms AND a casita with an additional bedroom and living area with electricity and recessed lighting, righ (more...)
Real Realty Colorado LLC
New To Site
MLS# 2738323
Active (List Price)
8751 Pearl St, Unit N3
Thornton, CO 80229
3 BR | 3 BA | 1,378 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Fathom Realty Colorado LLC
New To Site
MLS# 3600208
Active (List Price)
13124 Birch Way
Thornton, CO 80241
3 BR | 2 BA | 2,044 Sqft | Detached Single Family
D&G Real Estate Agency
New To Site
MLS# 4798817
Active (List Price)
12776 Ivanhoe St
Thornton, CO 80602
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,458 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Beautiful 2-story, 3bd 2bath townhome is the perfect place to call home! The upstairs in complete with three bedrooms! Master bedroom is spacious with vaulted ceilings and a walk in closet. Downstairs has a big living room complete with nat (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 7758361
Active (List Price)
12666 Ivy St
Thornton, CO 80602
3 BR | 2 BA | 2,392 Sqft | Detached Single Family
As soon as you walk in you'll be captivated by the open layout, abundant natural light, and warm feel. This is a home has clearly been well cared for with newer infrastructure and a designer's touch. This home is ideal for entertainers, coo (more...)
Your Castle Real Estate Inc
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