Thornton, WA 99176 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99176: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Thornton, WA 99176

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • Single Family Addresses: 80
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Whitman County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.119, Longitude -117.373
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Thornton, WA 99176 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 214
Daytime Population: Workers 36
Daytime Population: Residents 131
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 167
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 214
Population in Familes 175
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $48,018
Average Household Income $66,457
Per Capita Income $30,123


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $111,538
Average Home Value $155,592


Total Households 97
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.66% 0.92%
Households 0.73% 1.01%
Families 0.65% 0.91%
Median Household Income   3.92%
Per Capita Income   4.81%

Thornton, WA 99176 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99176 to the other 585 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 529 10th
Population Density # 534 9th
Diversity Index # 560 5th
Median Household Income # 410 30th
Per Capita Income # 252 57th

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