Thornton, CA 95686 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 95686: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Thornton, CA 95686

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 27
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: San Joaquin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.225, Longitude -121.438
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Thornton, CA 95686 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 668
Population in Households 668
Population in Familes 593
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,675
Diversity Index2 86


Total Households 171
Average Household Size 3.91
Family Households 133
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (52.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $218,750
Average Home Value $393,506


Median Household Income $42,950
Average Household Income $63,388
Per Capita Income $16,227
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.91%
Households 0.48% 0.81%
Families 0.37% 0.74%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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, CA 95686 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 95686 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes in California 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 # 1476 16th
Population Density1 # 646 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 221 87th
Median Household Income # 1325 25th
Per Capita Income # 1534 13th

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