Torrington, Connecticut

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Population in 2013: 35,611 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.2%
 
Males: 17,171  (48.2%)
Females: 18,440  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06790.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,936 (it was $41,841 in 2000)
Torrington:

$47,936
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,898 (it was $21,406 in 2000)

Torrington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $167,305 (it was $112,100 in 2000)
Torrington:

$167,305
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $198,503; Detached houses: $210,350; Townhouses or other attached units: $159,605; In 2-unit structures: $177,266; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $151,377; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $126,719; Mobile homes: $53,035

Median gross rent in 2012: $840.

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  • White alone - 31,087 (85.8%)
  • Hispanic - 2,858 (7.9%)
  • Asian alone - 985 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 629 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 570 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 100 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8 (0.02%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.01%)

Races in Torrington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Torrington: 134.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (22.4%), Irish (14.1%), German (9.1%), French (7.6%), English (7.6%), Polish (7.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/1740

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 39.8 square miles.

Population density: 895 people per square mile   (low).

Torrington,CT real estate house value index trend

Torrington, Connecticut map

For population 25 years and over in Torrington:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Torrington city:

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

2,989 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 1.6% Asia, 1.3% Latin America).

This city:  8.3%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 89 registered sex offenders living in Torrington, Connecticut as of May 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Torrington to the number of sex offenders is 398 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,712 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,888 (2.1%)

Torrington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bristol, CT (13.4 miles , pop. 60,062).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (77.4 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (77.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Northwest Harwinton, CT (1.8 miles ), Harwinton, CT (2.1 miles ), Litchfield borough, CT (2.5 miles ), New Hartford, CT (2.5 miles ), Goshen, CT (2.6 miles ), Winchester, CT (2.8 miles ), Winsted, CT (2.8 miles ), New Hartford Center, CT (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 65 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 1998: 77 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 1999: 110 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 71 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2001: 82 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2002: 102 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2003: 111 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2004: 110 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2005: 108 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2006: 61 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2007: 54 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $273,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $243,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.82 N, Longitude: 73.12 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,465 (-6.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,911 (51.0%)

Area code: 860

Torrington household income distribution Torrington home values distribution

Crime rates in Torrington by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001010010000
per 100,000 0.00.02.80.02.80.00.02.80.00.00.00.0
Rapes 356513101114201718
per 100,000 8.414.116.813.92.88.327.831.039.655.746.649.6
Robberies 751612151312118101411
per 100,000 19.514.144.733.441.736.133.331.022.627.938.430.3
Assaults 1121301261228398313148213022
per 100,000 312.1367.2352.3339.9230.8272.286.187.4135.958.582.360.7
Burglaries 125106215202194213120156119140146111
per 100,000 348.3299.4601.1562.8539.4591.7333.4439.7336.9390.2400.5306.1
Thefts 738636693838751776485540618703584711
per 100,000 2056.61796.41937.42334.82088.22155.61347.31522.11749.71959.51602.21960.6
Auto thefts 517060745553353828192120
per 100,000 142.1197.7167.7206.2152.9147.297.2107.179.353.057.655.2
Arson 1713453970254
per 100,000 2.819.836.311.113.98.325.019.70.05.613.711.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.2) 201.5206.4246.3249.0208.8220.7140.4164.4172.9182.3169.2172.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Torrington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 88 (81 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Connecticut average:

2.36
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Connecticut:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,401 (+4.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)

Work and jobs in Torrington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Torrington, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Torrington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Torrington city center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 24.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Torrington-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 160.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 187.1 miles away from Torrington center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 183.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from Torrington center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 238.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Litchfield County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Torrington topographic map

Birthplace of: Ducky Pond - Football player and coach, Jordan Williams - Basketball player, Peter Mazzaferro - Football player and coach, Stanley Griswold - Politician, Steven Strogatz - Mathematician, Joan Alderson-Rosazza - Swimmer, Le Grand Henderson - Children's writer, Tad Quinn - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Torrington:

  • C R I - EDWARD AVENUE (116 EDWARD AVENUE)
  • CHARLOTTE HUNGERFORD HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 540 LITCHFIELD ST)
  • WEST REGION-N W C BLDG 2 (195 ALVORD PARK ROAD)
  • TORRINGTON DIALYSIS (C/O JOSEPH MARCANTONIO KIDNEY CENTER)
  • ADAMS HOUSE HEALTH CARE (80 FERN DR)
  • LITCHFIELD WOODS HEALTH CARE C (255 ROBERTS ST)
  • PARADIGM HEALTHCARE CENTER OF TORRINGTON, LLC (80 FERN DR)
  • TORRINGTON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (225 WYOMING AVE)
  • VALERIE MANOR (1360 TORRINGFORD ST)
  • WOLCOTT HALL NURSING CTR (215 FOREST ST)

Heliports located in Torrington:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Torrington:

  • Tunxis Community College (about 15 miles; Farmington, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,787)
  • University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus (about 19 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 2,250)
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 19 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 4,491)
  • Post University (about 20 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,808)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 21 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 9,989)
  • University of Hartford (about 21 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 6,398)
  • Trinity College (about 23 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,355)

Public high schools in Torrington:

Private high school in Torrington:

  • TORRINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 158; Location: 387 NEW HARWINTON RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Torrington:

Private elementary/middle school in Torrington:

  • ST PETER/ST FRANCIS SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 360 PROSPECT ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Torrington, School District: TORRINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Torrington:

  • TORRINGTON LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $612,373; Location: 12 DAYCOETON PLACE; 52,033 books; 18 e-books; 1,387 audio materials; 1,461 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 72 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Torrington: John Browns Birthplace (A), Boy Scout Service Center (B), Litchfield County Center for Higher Education (C), John Thompson Memorial Library (D), Hotchkiss-Fyler House (E), City of Torrington Street Division Garage (F), Torrington Library University of Connecticut (G), Torrington Library (H), Torrington Fire Department North End Station (I), Torringford Volunteer Fire Department (J), Burrville Regional Fire School (K), Drakeville Volunteer Fire Department (L), Burrville Volunteer Fire Department (M), Torrington Fire Department Headquarters (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Old Post Office Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Torrington include: Torringford Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Christian Apostolic Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Faith Tabernacle Apostolic Church (E), First Assembly of God Church (F), First Pentecostal Church (G), Full Gospel Lighthouse Church (H), Harvest Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Center Cemetery (1), New Saint Francis Cemetery (2), Sons of Jacob Cemetery (3), Hillside Cemetery (4), Newfield Cemetery (5), West Torrington Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Travis Pond (A), Miscus Pond (B), Patterson Pond (C), Besse Park Pond (D), Ouleout Lake (E), Church Street Reservoir (F), Goodwin Pond (G), East Branch Naugatuck River Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lovers Lane Brook (A), Nickel Mine Brook (B), Marshall Lake Brook (C), West Branch Naugatuck River (D), Drake Pond Brook (E), East Branch Naugatuck River (F), Troy Brook (G), Gulf Stream (H), Hall Meadow Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Torrington include: Alvord Park (1), Borzani Park (2), Burr Pond State Park (3), Coe Memorial Park (4), Downtown Torrington Historic District (5), Elise Besse Park (6), Fuessenich Park (7), Joe Ruwet Playground (8), Pleasant View Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Action Wildlife Foundation Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 43 Norfolk Street) (1), Torrington Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 192 Main Street) (2), Automatic Coin Machine CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 51 Center Street) (3), Party Animalz Entertainment (Arcades & Amusements; 774 Main St.) (4), Kelley Transit CO Inc (Tours & Charters; 30 Railroad Square) (5), Aero Mayflower (Tours & Charters; 30 Railroad Square) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Super 8 Motel (492 East Main Street) (1), Super 8 Torrington CT (492 East Main Street) (2), Lakeside Motel (3570 Winsted Rd) (3), Quality Inn & Suites (395 Winsted Road) (4), The Yankee Pedlar Inn (93 Main Street) (5), Hilltop Inn (1057 Torringford Street) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Connecticut State - Superior Court- Ga 18- Judicial Branch (410 Winsted Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Litchfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 80.6. This is about average.

City:

80.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.161. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.161
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.66. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.66
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.394. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.394
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.24
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Torrington and their reported violations in the past:

TORRINGTON WATER COMPANY (Population served: 35,136, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-09-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2006. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 54 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
TORRINGTON WATER SUPPLY, CITY OF (Population served: 2,720, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2008. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-16-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-16-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
COUNTRY COURT MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves NY, Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.2%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.0% for Black residents, 20.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.8% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 36.0% for other race residents, 21.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.9%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Torrington in 2010:

  • 559 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 135 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 43 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 30 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 24 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 19 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Torrington in 2000:

  • 653 people in nursing homes
  • 67 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 61 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 32 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Torrington compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

Banks with most branches in Torrington (2011 data):

  • The Torrington Savings Bank: at 129 Main Street, North End Branch, Mason Street Branch, Dibble Street Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $799.6 mil, Deposits: $660.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • People's United Bank: Torrington Financial Center Branch, Torringford Branch, Torrington Stop And Shop Branch. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Torringford Branch at 1196 East Main Street, branch established on 1972/01/19; Torrington Branch at 112 South Main Street, branch established on 1970/06/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Union Savings Bank: Torrington North Branch at 397 Main Street, branch established on 2003/03/24; Hilltop Branch at 1057 Torringford Street, branch established on 1996/11/05. Info updated 2011/11/30: Bank assets: $2,496.5 mil, Deposits: $1,625.1 mil, headquarters in Danbury, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 29 total offices
  • Litchfield Bancorp: Torrington Bus. Banking Ctr. Branch at 1320 East Main Street, branch established on 1998/01/01. Info updated 2008/11/26: Bank assets: $213.6 mil, Deposits: $155.6 mil, headquarters in Litchfield, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Connecticut Mutual Holding Company
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Torrington East Branch at 1313 East Main Street, branch established on 1961/12/11. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Torrington Commons Branch at 215 High Street, branch established on 1992/08/03. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Northwest Community Bank: Torrington Branch at 249 Winsted Road, Plaza Park North, branch established on 1988/11/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $318.9 mil, Deposits: $225.9 mil, headquarters in Winsted, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Connecticut Mutual Holding Company
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Top Of The Hill Branch at 1180 East Main Street, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Torrington, Connecticut:

  • Quality Inn & Suites, 395 Winsted Rd, Torrington, CT 06790 , Phone: (860) 496-8808, Fax: (860) 496-8520
  • Days Inn, 492 E Main St, Torrington, CT 06790 , Phone: (860) 496-0811, Fax: (860) 496-0811
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Torrington, Connecticut

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Torrington travel time to work - commute Torrington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (46%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Torrington city (based on Litchfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.45%
Here: 53.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents65.3%12.8%6.1%4.9%2.2%
Congregations19.3%24.1%15.2%9.0%3.4%
NameJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.1%1.4%1.1%0.7%3.3%
Congregations2.1%3.4%2.8%2.1%18.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 43
Litchfield County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Litchfield County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Litchfield County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 208
Here:

11.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Litchfield County:

21.1%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.8%
State:

15.8%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 13$64,832$59,8451$1,143
Other Government Administration 13$67,976$62,7470$0
Judicial and Legal 2$11,236$67,4160$0
Police Protection - Officers 82$575,039$84,1520$0
Police - Other 5$19,138$45,9310$0
Firefighters 50$306,035$73,4480$0
Fire - Other 1$3,512$42,1440$0
Streets and Highways 36$165,596$55,1994$5,762
Welfare 9$34,812$46,41644$22,971
Health 14$77,685$66,5876$18,435
Sewerage 14$81,919$70,2160$0
Parks and Recreation 10$43,404$52,08510$5,801
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 549$2,824,368$61,73562$57,194
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 64$263,397$49,38742$61,660
Other and Unallocable 15$73,442$58,7546$5,750
Totals for Government 877$4,612,391$63,111175$178,716

Torrington government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $8,047,000 ($225.97)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $54,428,000 ($1528.40)
    General - Other: $12,279,000 ($344.81)
    Police Protection: $6,204,000 ($174.22)
    Regular Highways: $5,126,000 ($143.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,962,000 ($111.26)
    Health - Other: $3,262,000 ($91.60)
    Sewerage: $2,291,000 ($64.33)
    Central Staff Services: $1,652,000 ($46.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,476,000 ($41.45)
    Financial Administration: $1,413,000 ($39.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,220,000 ($34.26)
    General Public Buildings: $668,000 ($18.76)
    Public Welfare - Other: $548,000 ($15.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $261,000 ($7.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $132,000 ($3.71)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $13,254,000 ($372.19)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $3,233,000 ($90.79)
    Benefit Payments: $3,057,000 ($85.84)
    Corporate Bonds: $1,616,000 ($45.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,900,000 ($53.35)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $808,000 ($22.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $879,000 ($24.68)
    Sewerage: $209,000 ($5.87)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $182,000 ($5.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $45,079,000 ($1265.87)

Torrington government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,381,000 ($94.94)
    All Other: $2,336,000 ($65.60)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $939,000 ($26.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $301,000 ($8.45)
    Parking Facilities: $79,000 ($2.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($0.98)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $25,000 ($0.70)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($0.22)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,438,000 ($68.46)
    From Parent Local Government: $2,337,000 ($65.63)
    Local Employee Contribution: $436,000 ($12.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $47,000 ($1.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,697,000 ($103.82)
    Interest Earnings: $862,000 ($24.21)
    Fines and Forfeits: $273,000 ($7.67)
    Sale of Property: $42,000 ($1.18)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($0.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $160,000 ($4.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $30,199,000 ($848.02)
    General Local Government Support: $1,446,000 ($40.61)
    All Other: $1,396,000 ($39.20)
    Public Welfare: $1,116,000 ($31.34)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,086,000 ($30.50)
    Highways: $500,000 ($14.04)
    Housing and Community Development: $190,000 ($5.34)
  • Tax - Property: $61,514,000 ($1727.39)
    Public Utility License: $216,000 ($6.07)

Torrington government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,972,000 ($1319.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,961,000 ($1178.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,011,000 ($140.71)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $8,000,000 ($224.65)

Torrington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,175,000 ($89.16)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $8,405,000 ($236.02)
    Total Other Securities: $5,816,000 ($163.32)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,696,000 ($496.93)

4.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($267 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Haven County, CT  0.98% ($49,485 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.82% ($46,982)
from Fairfield County, CT  0.66% ($64,663)


4.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,634 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($329 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New Haven County, CT  0.88% ($43,857 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.85% ($48,773)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.56% ($56,958)

Strongest AM radio stations in Torrington:

  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNG (610 AM; 1 kW; TORRINGTON, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Torrington:

  • WZBG (97.3 FM; LITCHFIELD, CT; Owner: LOCAL GIRLS & BOYS B/CASTING CORP.)
  • WAPJ (89.9 FM; TORRINGTON, CT; Owner: NUTMEG CONSERVATORY FOR THE ARTS, INC.)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W218AV (91.5 FM; WARREN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WQQQ (103.3 FM; SHARON, CT; Owner: THE RIDGEFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMQ (105.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: WAMC)

TV broadcast stations around Torrington:

  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Torrington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Torrington)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Torrington, CT)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

171 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Torrington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2566Y , Serial Number: 17249866, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/1962
    Registrant (Corporation): Ans Aircraft LLC, 376 Park Ave, Torrington, CT 06790
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35R (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3242V , Serial Number: D-687, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Individual): Albert L Jr Ball, 290 East Pearl St, Torrington, CT 06790
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 569A , Serial Number: 15070351
    Registrant (Individual): Jonathan D Klayman, 167 Pythian Ave, Torrington, CT 06790
  • Aircraft: BOMBARDIER INC CL-600-2B16 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 22, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: GE CF34 SERIES (9140 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 604AV , Serial Number: 5437, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 12/15/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Aero Ventures 5 LLC, 112 Wall St, Torrington, CT 06790

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2002
(Based on 2 full tracts)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$119,00011$83,4551$40,0001$119,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$123,0001$20,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$25,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3106.02 , 3108.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2002
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$114,94712$107,8337$74,286
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$132,0001$60,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$104,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$50,0002$132,5001$50,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3106.02 , 3108.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 157
  • Hazardous Condition: 351
  • Service Call: 52
  • Good Intent Call: 30

Incident types - Torrington

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Torrington, CT
Businesses in Torrington, CT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1New Balance1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike3
Applebee's1Nissan1
AutoZone1Panera Bread1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Payless1
Burger King1Penske1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
DressBarn1Rite Aid1
Dressbarn1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts7Staples1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks1
FedEx5Stop & Shop2
Ford1Subaru1
GNC1Subway4
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1T.J.Maxx1
Honda1Taco Bell1
Hyundai1Target1
JCPenney1Toyota1
KFC1True Value1
Kincaid1U-Haul1
Kmart1UPS6
Lane Furniture2Vans1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens2
Lowe's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Wendy's1
Maurices1YMCA2
McDonald's2

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