Suburb Profile: Thornton


• The size of Thornton is approximately 18 square kilometres
• It has 5 parks covering nearly 1% of total area
• The population of Thornton in 2011 was 7,846 showing a population growth of 5% in the area over 5 years
• Households in Thornton are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying between $1800 - $2400 per month on mortgage repayments
• In 2006, 80.2% of the homes in Thornton were owner-occupied compared with 81.3% in 2011
• Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $456,500