Thornton Real Estate Market Overview

Could Thornton, IL be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Thornton. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Thornton such as Glenw...ood and Steger. When you’re ready, Trulia has 12 resale and new homes in Thornton lined up for you, including open houses, and 7 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Thornton show a 18% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Thornton for Mar 23 to Jun 22 was $111,000 based on 8 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Thornton was $91, an increase of 34% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Thornton for May 23 to Jun 23 was $1,200.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Thornton can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Best Schools in Thornton

There is 1 school in Thornton.

Elementary Schools

Wolcott School

Public, K - 8

Middle Schools

Wolcott School

Public, K - 8

High Schools

There are no high schools in Thornton.


Get to know your neighbors in Thornton by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in Thornton commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
85% commute by car
0% commute by bike
10% commute by public transportation
4% commute by foot

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