Thornton is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 2,401 people and just one neighborhood, Thornton is the 458th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages, Thornton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Thornton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Thornton is a village of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Thornton who work in office and administrative support (15.83%), sales jobs (10.55%) and food service (9.63%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Thornton is worth considering.