Thornton, TX 76687 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 76687: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Thornton, TX 76687

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bighill, TX 76687
Davis Prairie, TX 76687
Odds, TX 76687
Old Union, TX 76687
Oletha, TX 76687

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 26
  • Single Family Addresses: 600
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Limestone County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.403, Longitude -96.49
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 76687 has segments in 2 Counties (Limestone, Robertson).

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Thornton, TX 76687 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,551
Population in Households 1,549
Population in Familes 1,301
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 663
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 468
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,071 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 556 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 ( 10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 408 (38.1%)
Median Home Value $145,313
Average Home Value $210,387


Median Household Income $52,760
Average Household Income $60,996
Per Capita Income $26,089
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.41%
Households 0.39% 0.42%
Families 0.28% 0.34%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Thornton, TX 76687 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 76687 to the other 1,873 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1351 28th
Population Density1 # 1526 19th
Diversity Index2 # 1685 10th
Median Household Income # 672 64th
Per Capita Income # 776 59th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.