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Thorntown is a town in Boone County, in the Indianapolis metro area.
The community name derives from English translation of the Indian village once located here
The latitude of Thorntown is 40.129N. The longitude is -86.606W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 856 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,559.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Thorntown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Boone County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Indianapolis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46071 ZIP code.
22% of Thorntown residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thorntown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thorntown was $19,109, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Thorntown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Thorntown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $405. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $735.
Libraries in Thorntown include Thorntown Public Library ... View libraries
Boone County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Thorntown political report.
The average commute time for Thorntown workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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