Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO

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2020 Population
156,712
3.76% 1-year growth
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
32.8
0.606% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
9.88%
8.17% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$74,029
2.84% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$321,200
9.66% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO had a population of 157k people with a median age of 32.8 and a median household income of $74,029. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO grew from 151,032 to 156,712, a 3.76% increase and its median household income grew from $71,988 to $74,029, a 2.84% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (51.6%), White (Hispanic) (34.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.01%), Other (Hispanic) (2.93%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.29%).

29% of the households in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

89.4% of the residents in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Adams County (West Central)--Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO are Empire Beauty School-Thornton (41 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO was $321,200, and the homeownership rate was 69.3%.

Most people in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO is home to a population of 157k people, from which 89.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 15.5% of Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO residents were born outside of the country (24.3k people).

In 2018, there were 1.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (77.5k people) in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 51.5k White (Hispanic) and 6.02k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO are Spanish (33,694 households), Vietnamese (1,229 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,139 households).

Citizenship

89.4%
2020 Citizenship
90.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 89.4% of Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO was 90.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    77.5k ± 1.52k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    51.5k ± 2k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    6.02k ± 710
39.9%
Hispanic Population
59.9k people

In 2018, there were 1.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (77.5k people) in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 51.5k White (Hispanic) and 6.02k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

39.9% of the people in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO are hispanic (59.9k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

15.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
24.3k people
15.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
23.3k people

As of 2020, 15.5% of Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO residents (24.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO was 15.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    33,694 households (23.2%)
  2. Vietnamese
    1,229 households (0.848%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,139 households (0.786%)

29% of the households in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO was Spanish. 23.2% of the households in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,098 ± 304
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,737 ± 293
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,488 ± 343

Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO employs 80.3k people. The largest industries in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO are Construction (8,788 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,606 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,162 people), and the highest paying industries are Personal & household goods repair & maintenance ($157,350), Offices of physicians ($124,464), and Oil & gas extraction ($108,170).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
37,168
Women
46.3%
43,130
Men
53.7%

The workforce of Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO in 2020 was 80,298 people, with 46.3% woman, and 53.7% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO.

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Occupations

80.3k
2020 Value
3.12%
1 Year growth
± 3.12%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO grew at a rate of 3.12%, from 77.9k employees to 80.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,755 people), Cooks (2,435 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,218 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Colorado (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

80.3k
2020 Value
3.12%
1 Year growth
± 3.12%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO grew at a rate of 3.12%, from 77.9k employees to 80.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO, are Construction (8,788 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,606 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,162 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO, though some of these residents may live in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,912
Median earning men ± $1,456
$33,186
Median earning women ± $1,207

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($75,795), Public Administration ($62,040), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,629).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($77,353), Public Administration ($52,371), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,194).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Colorado. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Colorado.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $23.8B
  2. $20.7B
  3. $16.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $23.8B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($20.7B) and Machinery ($16.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Colorado products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$221B
2020 Value in Colorado
$434B
Projected 2050 Value in Colorado
96.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Colorado trade was $221B. This is expected to increase 96.6% to $434B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $10.3B
  2. $10.2B
  3. $9.13B

In 2020, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $10.3B, followed by Texas with $10.2B and Wyoming and $9.13B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Colorado shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing the state of Colorado. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Colorado is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Colorado

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Michael Bennet
Senator from Colorado3
Assumed office on January 21, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Ken Salazar, who had become Secretary of the Interior.
John Hickenlooper
Senator from Colorado2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing Colorado.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Colorado over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Colorado

Colorado is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Colorado have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO awarded 41 degrees. The student population of Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 4 male students and 89 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO are White (22 and 53.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (15 and 36.6%), Black or African American (2 and 4.88%), and Two or More Races (1 and 2.44%).

The largest universities in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO by number of degrees awarded are Empire Beauty School-Thornton (41 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Adams County (West Central)--Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO are General Cosmetology (41 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

The graph shows the evolution of awarded degrees by degrees. Under the paragraphs, the average number of awarded degrees by university in each degree is shown.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 2.1% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.43% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (35.1k), Some college (26.5k), and Primary Education (21.8k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO was $321,200 in 2020, which is 1.4 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $292,900 to $321,200, a 9.66% increase. The homeownership rate in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO is 69.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO have an average commute time of 30.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO is $74,029. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO was Castle Rock Town PUMA, CO with a value of $128,989, followed by Parker Town & The Pinery PUMA, CO and Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO, with respective values of $116,680 and $113,596.

Property

$321,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,944
$35,199
Median Property Taxes
±$1,320

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

69.3%
Homeownership
2020
66.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 69.3% of the housing units in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO was Castle Rock Town PUMA, CO with a value of $128,989, followed by Parker Town & The Pinery PUMA, CO and Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO, with respective values of $116,680 and $113,596.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$74,029
Median Household Income
± $2,903
50.8k
Number of Households
± 1,737

In 2020, the median household income of the 50.8k households in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO grew to $74,029 from the previous year's value of $71,988.

The following chart displays the households in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.406
2020 Wage GINI in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO
0.403
2019 Wage GINI in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO

In 2020, the income inequality in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO was 0.406 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.638% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (75.6%)
  2. Carpooled (12.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.85%)

In 2020, 75.6% of workers in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.4%) and those who worked at home (6.85%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

30.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO have a longer commute time (30.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.08% of the workforce in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.88% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO (15.4k out of 155k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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89.4% of the population of Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO has health coverage, with 50.5% on employee plans, 21.2% on Medicaid, 6.83% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 0.727% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Colorado was $6,804 in 2014. This is a 5.13% increase from the previous year ($6,472).

Primary care physicians in Colorado see 1211 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.656% decrease from the previous year (1219 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1220 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 269 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Colorado, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,211 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Colorado

Primary care physicians in Colorado see an average of 1,211 patients per year. This represents a 0.656% decrease from the previous year (1,219 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Colorado in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Colorado.

This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Colorado across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.2% under 18 years, 24.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.24% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

10.6%
Uninsured
50.5%
Employer Coverage
21.2%
Medicaid
6.83%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
0.727%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO grew by 7.63% from 9.84% to 10.6%.

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