Living in Thornton Colorado

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 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. 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 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 the Home Source Group. Cindy is an Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), 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:

$2,700,000
MLS# 3889066
Active
10325 Quivas Street
Thornton, CO 80260
22,936 Sqft | Commercial Sale
Incredible Art deco building that was used as a high volume auto body repair business. This huge building is located just off 104th Avenue with great access to heavy auto trade area, minutes from I-25. This building is plug and play, read (more...)
Re/max Northwest Inc
$2,250,000
MLS# 7756108
Active
481 W 84th Avenue
Thornton, CO 80260
7,500 Sqft | Commercial Sale
Rare property assemblage and development opportunity locatedon the busy 84th corridor near I-25. Total assemblage consists of 2.59 Acres and is listed for $2, 250, 000.The property includes a 4, 000 square foot high visibility retail buildi (more...)
Vip Real Estate Co
$1,599,000
MLS# 4007663
Active
4100 E 145th Avenue
Thornton, CO 80602
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,942 Sqft | Residential
Amazing mountain views! 3.5 Acre Site custom build by Custom Homes by Dana. Private country enclave close to shopping, trails, open space numerous amenities. Use builder's design or your own. Home site allows for outbuildings such as hors (more...)
Callaway Group Real Estate, LLC
$1,500,000
MLS# 4283534
Active
128th & Washington Street
Thornton, CO 80241
5.29 Acres | Land
Perfect location! This property will go fast!
Coldwell Banker Realty 24
$1,200,000
MLS# 6713553
Active
13950 Quebec Street
Thornton, CO 80602
3.95 Acres | Land
Panoramic views! City lights, Mountain Views. Drive by only, call if you want access to property. Close to new development, large animal approved. Already has well permit. Top of the hill! Great view of Longs Peak and the front range mou (more...)
Cool Denver Homes Inc
Reduced
$695,000
MLS# 7706150
Active
8125 E 134th Place
Thornton, CO 80602
6 BR | 5 BA | 5,318 Sqft | Residential
Open House: May 8th...... Welcome Home, to this beautiful home in The Villages at Riverdale! 6 Bedroom 5 bathroom boasts pride of ownership. Amazing updated chefs kitchen with 2 ovens, gas stove, huge sink, and double granite counterto (more...)
Keller Williams Preferred Realty
$682,350
MLS# 2637504
Active
15624 Xenia Way
Thornton, CO 80602
2 BR | 2 BA | 3,498 Sqft | Residential
Available in May 2021! Beautiful Oxford Ranch plan by Lennar homes in beautiful Heritage Todd Creek features 2 beds, 2 baths, study, family room, kitchen, unfinished basement, 2 car garage and more! This active adult community offers (more...)
Re/max Masters Millennium
$680,000
MLS# 7604582
Active
7851 E 139th Avenue
Thornton, CO 80602
4 BR | 4 BA | 4,637 Sqft | Residential
Welcome home to this beautiful home in Quebec Highlands! This DR. Horton home is just over three years old and close to the community park / playground. You are greeted with a sunny front porch in this south-facing home. Beautiful hardwood (more...)
Re/max Northwest Inc
$675,000
MLS# 8333600
Active
13611 Clermont Court
Thornton, CO 80602
5 BR | 4 BA | 3,476 Sqft | Residential
Natural light and space abound throughout this Homestead Hills gem that is tucked away on a quiet cul-de-sac. A well-maintained exterior, charming front porch and inviting foyer provide a warm welcome. An entertainer's dream, this home (more...)
Redfin Corporation
New
$669,000
MLS# 7300125
Active
2290 Birch Avenue
Thornton, CO 80241
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,112 Sqft | Residential
* Showing Appts start Thursday 5 / 6 * A Gorgeous Home on a RARE 1 acre of land with RV Parking (with elect hookup!) and close to the light rail and so much more! Let your imagination run wild as this RARE home and lot are the answer to s (more...)
Keller Williams Real Estate LLC
New
$669,000
MLS# IR939327
Active
2290 Birch Avenue
Thornton, CO 80241
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,928 Sqft | Residential
A Gorgeous Home on a RARE 1 acre of land with RV Parking (with elect hookup!) and close to the light rail and so much more! Let your imagination run wild as this RARE home and lot are the answer to sustainable living at an affordable price. (more...)
Keller Williams Real Estate
New
$630,000
MLS# 2270766
Active
15836 Josephine Circle E
Thornton, CO 80602
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,569 Sqft | Residential
Buyers, we know how incredibly tough the market is. Why wait for a new-build when this beautiful, like new, ranch style home with a wide-open floor plan and 10' ceilings can be yours? Built to impress, your new dream home offers carefre (more...)
Madlom Real Estate
$630,000
MLS# 3373250
Active
12430 Josephine Street
Thornton, CO 80241
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,517 Sqft | Residential
Welcoming from the moment you arrive. This gorgeous Eastlake Village 2 story features 3 beds, 3 baths, kitchen, living room, full unfinished basement for future expansion or storage and 3 car garage. Beautiful upgrades and finishes th (more...)
Re/max Masters Millennium
Open House May 8th
$625,000
MLS# IR939484
Active
15903 Fillmore Street
Thornton, CO 80602
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,820 Sqft | Residential
This is it! Immaculate and just like new, this patio home is open, modern, and has a unique floor plan that is flexible and easy. Stunning kitchen is light and bright, with high end finishes and plenty of room for entertaining. Chefs wi (more...)
Compass - Boulder
New
$562,500
MLS# 8355207
Active
14733 Ulster Loop
Thornton, CO 80602
3 BR | 2 BA | 3,467 Sqft | Residential
Why buy new when you can have this 3 year old home for less! Warm hardwood flooring runs throughout the main living area and complements the open kitchen with an abundance of cabinets, stainless steel appliances and an oversized center is (more...)
Coldwell Banker Realty 56
New
$540,000
MLS# 9750597
Active
4274 E 114th Way
Thornton, CO 80233
4 BR | 4 BA | 2,698 Sqft | Residential
Beautiful home with exquisite backyard in Woodglen. Walking distance to the Rec. Center. It's a car / toy enthusiasts dream with 4.5 garage spaces! Oversized 2 car garage in addition to 2 car attached, plus RV Parking pad / extra parking b (more...)
First Water Real Estate, LLC
New
$539,000
MLS# 2389928
Active
853 E 132nd Drive
Thornton, CO 80241
4 BR | 4 BA | 2,382 Sqft | Residential
Located in Hunters Glen which is 15 minutes from downtown Denver and 25 minutes from DIA. You don't want to miss this 4 bed 4 bath 2 story gem with a 2 car attached garage. Well appointed kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite (more...)
Denver Property Team
New
$525,000
MLS# 9079212
Active
2736 E 131st Avenue
Thornton, CO 80241
4 BR | 4 BA | 2,474 Sqft | Residential
Beautifully updated home backing to open space and nature trail. The charming front porch leads to a spacious open floor plan flooded in natural light that is ideal for entertaining. The sizable kitchen is complete with new quartz counterto (more...)
Redfin Corporation
New
$495,000
MLS# IR939494
Active
860 E 131st Place
Thornton, CO 80241
5 BR | 4 BA | 3,381 Sqft | Residential
RARE OPPORTUNITY "AS IS" to buy into the beautiful golf course community of Hunters Glen for under 500K. The finished square footage is one of the largest in this subdivision. The master bedroom and its 5 pc bath, 2 large bedro (more...)
Resident Realty
New
$480,000
MLS# 1827046
Active
9540 Elizabeth Court
Thornton, CO 80229
4 BR | 2 BA | 3,404 Sqft | Residential
Welcome home to this rare Parkwood ranch with fully finished basement and 3 car garage! This home offers so much potential to the buyer looking to put in small sweat equity with big returns.The main floor features primary suite with 5 piece (more...)
Compass - Denver
New
$480,000
MLS# 6458317
Active
13858 Harrison Street
Thornton, CO 80602
4 BR | 3 BA | 1,848 Sqft | Residential
Dont miss your chance to own a great single family home in Thornton! Perfect location with proximity to shopping and quick access to highways. This house has a welcoming entry with a flexible space that can be used to fit your needs: perfec (more...)
Elevate Property Group LLC
$475,000
MLS# 2068584
Active
9160 Welby Road
Thornton, CO 80229
2.50 Acres | Land
2.5 Acres zoned Residential, room for approximately 16 homes, Fastrac is in west of Welby Rd. with station at 88th and Welby
Re/max Professionals
New
$475,000
MLS# 4454295
Active
11890 Elm Drive
Thornton, CO 80233
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,248 Sqft | Residential
OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS! Spacious two story is ready for your updates and personal touches. The sellers have made a significant investment into new windows (above grade), new roof, new furnace, new water heater, new exterior paint, new sod (more...)
Re/max Northwest Inc
New
$460,000
MLS# 3399572
Active
12908 Hudson Court
Thornton, CO 80241
2 BR | 3 BA | 1,618 Sqft | Residential
The search is over. This is the perfect home for so many people. Whether you are downsizing, are a first-time home buyer and not wanting to pay rent any longer or are an investor, this home could work for you. Enter in through the family (more...)
Rhino Realty Pros
New
$455,000
MLS# 6022718
Active
4091 E 115th Place
Thornton, CO 80233
4 BR | 4 BA | 2,418 Sqft | Residential
Don't miss out on this beautiful and well-maintained 4 bedroom, 4 bath home in the Woodglen neighborhood! The main level consists of kitchen, dining room and large living room. Lower level includes a conforming bedroom and a light-filled (more...)
Re/max Of Cherry Creek
New
$430,000
MLS# 6785730
Active
3688 E 91st Avenue
Thornton, CO 80229
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,112 Sqft | Residential
Welcome to this fully updated ranch-style home in Thornton Valley East. This one has been remodeled from head to toe and is just waiting for you to come and enjoy! As you drive up, look at the BRAND NEW roof (including decking) and the u (more...)
Re/max Alliance
$429,500
MLS# 8183691
Active
8067 E 126th Court
Thornton, CO 80602
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,261 Sqft | Residential
Move In End of 2021. Lower Maintenance Main Floor Patio Home with the ability to choose your design finishes by Boulder Creek Neighborhoods. This open Zenith floor plan is perfect for entertaining and features a covered front patio where yo (more...)
Wk Real Estate
$429,500
MLS# IR938532
Active
8067 E 126th Court
Thornton, CO 80602
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,261 Sqft | Residential
Move In End of 2021. Lower Maintenance Main Floor Patio Home with the ability to choose your design finishes by Boulder Creek Neighborhoods. This open Zenith floor plan is perfect for entertaining and features a covered front patio where yo (more...)
Wk Real Estate
New
$425,000
MLS# 5265802
Active
10742 Jackson Court
Thornton, CO 80233
4 BR | 3 BA | 1,720 Sqft | Residential
Your new home just hit the market! This lovely abode is ready to move into! It has great space with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and a loft! It has been updated with new luxury vinyl flooring, new tile and vanities in bathrooms and its just been f (more...)
Redhead Luxury Properties
New
$420,000
MLS# 3752618
Active
535 Planet Place
Thornton, CO 80260
4 BR | 2 BA | 2,052 Sqft | Residential
STUNNING... Most Incredible Home in the North Star Hills subdivision!! This Amazing Upgraded 4 Bed 2 bath Beautiful Solid Brick Ranch Home is absolutely the most well taken care of home I have seen in a very very long time. Detached oversiz (more...)
5280 Realty, Inc
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