Thornton, NH 03285 ZIP Code Profile

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Thornton, NH

Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Thornton, NH 03285

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • Single Family Addresses: 616
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 10
  • County: Grafton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.877, Longitude -71.676
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

03285 ZIP Code Profile Overview

  1. The Data section of the 03285 Profile (this page) specifies the USPS Preferred City Name plus any additional city names they associate with this ZIP Code and Primary 03285 ZIP Code Data (see above). This page also has current Demographic Data for 03285 and Peer Comparison Data to other New Hampshire ZIP Codes.
  2. The Maps section shows the Boundary Map for ZIP Code 03285.
  3. The Photos section shows photos taken in and around Thornton, NH 03285. The location of the photos (availiable in 2 sizes) are displayed on a map.
  4. The Schools section displays either a list of schools in Thornton, NH 03285 or a link to Grafton County schools.
  5. The Jobs section is a Jobs and Employment Center for Thornton, NH 03285 with a searchable database of local area employment opportunities.

Thornton, NH 03285 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,598
Population in Households 2,598
Population in Familes 2,007
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 55
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 1,132
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 745
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,986 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 885 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 247 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 854 (43.0%)
Median Home Value $190,326
Average Home Value $199,548


Median Household Income $50,856
Average Household Income $64,375
Per Capita Income $28,050
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.0% 0.81%
Households 1.33% 0.87%
Families 1.21% 0.79%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
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, NH 03285: Peer Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

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