Torrington, Wyoming

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Population in 2014: 6,736 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.6%
Males: 3,693  (54.8%)
Females: 3,043  (45.2%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Wyoming median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 82240.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,890 (it was $30,136 in 2000)
Torrington:

$43,890
WY:

$58,752

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,081 (it was $16,026 in 2000)

Torrington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $139,342 (it was $74,200 in 2000)
Torrington:

$139,342
WY:

$195,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $616.

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  • Races in Torrington, WY (2013)

    Torrington races chart
    • 5,69683.5%White alone
    • 82512.1%Hispanic
    • 1802.6%Two or more races
    • 310.5%American Indian alone
    • 360.5%Asian alone
    • 170.2%Black alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Torrington: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.4%), Irish (12.9%), English (9.0%), United States (5.0%), Scottish (1.9%), Swedish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 4105 feet

Land area: 3.57 square miles.

Population density: 1,886 people per square mile   (low).

Torrington, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Torrington:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Torrington city:

  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

146 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.3% Europe, 0.3% Africa).

This city:

2.5%
Wyoming:

2.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $920 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $997 (0.7%)

Torrington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (71.3 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (157.4 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (730.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Henry, NE (2.9 miles) , Huntley, WY (3.1 miles) , Lingle, WY (3.1 miles ), Yoder, WY (3.4 miles) , Veteran, WY (3.5 miles) , Lyman, NE (3.6 miles ), Morrill, NE (3.9 miles ), Goshen Hole, WY (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $204,000
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $236,500
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $480,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $308,900
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $235,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $240,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.07 N, Longitude: 104.18 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +464 (+6.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,274 (71.2%)

Area code: 307

Torrington household income distribution Torrington home values distribution

Crime rates in Torrington by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1000000000000
per 100,000 17.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2312203212011
per 100,000 34.353.117.735.835.70.055.636.517.230.50.014.714.6
Robberies 1001010001000
per 100,000 17.10.00.017.90.018.40.00.00.015.30.00.00.0
Assaults 2519183023689177261720
per 100,000 428.5336.3319.1536.7411.1110.2148.3164.1292.3106.8383.1250.1292.3
Burglaries 24233133303625292820333329
per 100,000 411.4407.2549.6590.3536.2661.0463.3528.6481.4305.2486.2485.5423.9
Thefts 1471571311491501331311021271321088573
per 100,000 2,519.72,779.32,322.72,665.52,681.02,442.22,427.71,859.32,183.62,014.31,591.31,250.61,066.9
Auto thefts 151039712761135
per 100,000 257.1177.053.2161.0125.118.437.1127.6103.215.314.744.173.1
Arson 1100000000000
per 100,000 17.117.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 303.8264.5214.4303.2266.6173.6207.4184.2202.2154.1176.1149.9148.9

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City-data.com crime index 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 2014, including police officers: 25 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
US average:

3.00
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Torrington, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Torrington-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Torrington city center killed 2 people and injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/26/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Torrington-area historical earthquake activity is below Wyoming state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 368.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from Torrington center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 505.2 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 173.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 375.5 miles away from Torrington center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 174.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Goshen County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Torrington topographic map

Birthplace of: William Kent Krueger - Author, Jane Warren - Politician, Jerry Hill (American football) - Football player, Lynda Moss - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Torrington:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2000 CAMPBELL DRIVE)
  • GOSHEN CARE CENTER (2009 LARAMIE STREET)
  • GOSHEN COUNTY MEM NH (536 E 20TH AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Torrington:

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College/University in Torrington:

  • Eastern Wyoming College (Full-time enrollment: 1,037; Location: 3200 West C St; Public; Website: ewc.wy.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Torrington:

  • Laramie County Community College (about 74 miles; Cheyenne, WY; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • Chadron State College (about 80 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 89 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 89 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 114 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 119 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 119 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)

Public high schools in Torrington:

Private high school in Torrington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Torrington:

Private elementary/middle school in Torrington:

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Library in Torrington:

  • GOSHEN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $262,137; Location: 2001 EAST A ST; 38,034 books; 3,112 audio materials; 485 video materials; 39 state licensed databases; 104 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Torrington: Saint Josephs Orphanage (A), Torrington Volunteer Fire Department (B), Torrington Ambulance Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: 1940 Main Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Torrington: Saint Rose Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Homesteader's Museum (495 Main Street), Eastern Wyoming College (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3200 West Centre Street).

Hotels: Maverick Motel (4577 USHighway 26/85), Oregon Trail Lodge (Highway 26 East), Blue Lantern LLC (1402 Main Street), Rob's Famous Family Restaurant & Lounge (1555 Main Street), Super 8 Motel (1548 Main Street), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (1700EAST Valley Road), King's Inn (1555 Main Street), Super 8 Torrington WY (1548 South Main).

Courts: Goshen County - County Courthouse Torrington- Torrington- Circuit C (2125 West A Street), Torrington City - City Court (2042 East A Street).

Goshen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.5%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 21.1% for other race residents, 47.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.6%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Torrington in 2010:

  • 499 people in state prisons
  • 142 people in college/university student housing
  • 114 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 60 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 55 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 35 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Torrington in 2000:

  • 74 people in nursing homes
  • 67 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 44 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 40 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 37 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Torrington, Wyoming environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Torrington (2011 data):

  • Pinnacle Bank - Wyoming: Torrington Drive-Up Branch, Internet Branch, at 2000 Main Street. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $597.7 mil, Deposits: $524.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Torrington Branch at 2126 East A Street, branch established on 1981/09/08. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Platte Valley Bank: at 2201 Main Street, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2008/04/09: Bank assets: $201.3 mil, Deposits: $163.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Platte Valley Financial Service Companies, Inc.
  • Points West Community Bank: Torrington Branch at 2234 Main Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2011/05/17: Bank assets: $318.8 mil, Deposits: $273.3 mil, headquarters in Sidney, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First Nebraska Bancs, Inc.
  • First State Bank: Torrington Branch at 1410 E. Valley Highway 26, branch established on 1999/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $268.5 mil, Deposits: $238.0 mil, headquarters in Wheatland, WY, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Wheatland Bankshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Torrington Branch at 2034 West B Street, branch established on 1935/06/10. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Wyoming average:

9.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,4031
Mainline Protestant1,1456
Evangelical Protestant1,03213
Other5032
None9,166-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Goshen County:

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Goshen County:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

9.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Goshen County:

24.7%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Torrington:

50.2%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Torrington:

46.8%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.0%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Torrington:

6.9
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
Torrington:

35.4%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
This city:

55.4%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.4%
State:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Torrington, WY Residents
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 10$20,884$25,0610$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,000$36,0004$750
Judicial and Legal 1$3,040$36,4800$0
Police Protection - Officers 16$58,450$43,8381$996
Police - Other 8$23,977$35,9660$0
Streets and Highways 6$20,143$40,2860$0
Health 4$14,025$42,07511$2,117
Solid Waste Management 6$16,539$33,0780$0
Sewerage 4$14,282$42,8460$0
Parks and Recreation 5$16,490$39,5762$2,644
Water Supply 4$18,261$54,7830$0
Electric Power 7$30,077$51,5610$0
Other and Unallocable 13$49,954$46,1112$881
Totals for Government 85$289,122$40,81720$7,388

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,205,000 ($178.89)
    Water Utilities: $1,113,000 ($165.23)
    Housing and Community Development: $504,000 ($74.82)
    Sewerage: $434,000 ($64.43)
    Electric Utilities: $232,000 ($34.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $138,000 ($20.49)
    Regular Highways: $60,000 ($8.91)
    Air Transportation: $37,000 ($5.49)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,281,000 ($635.54)
    Police Protection: $1,347,000 ($199.97)
    Water Utilities: $1,205,000 ($178.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $828,000 ($122.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $708,000 ($105.11)
    Sewerage: $509,000 ($75.56)
    Regular Highways: $480,000 ($71.26)
    General - Other: $362,000 ($53.74)
    Health - Other: $292,000 ($43.35)
    Central Staff Services: $255,000 ($37.86)
    Air Transportation: $214,000 ($31.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $190,000 ($28.21)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $176,000 ($26.13)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $170,000 ($25.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $117,000 ($17.37)
    Financial Administration: $78,000 ($11.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000 ($2.08)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $104,000 ($15.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $63,000 ($9.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $424,000 ($62.95)
    General - Other: $283,000 ($42.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $196,000 ($29.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($11.88)
    Electric Utilities: $62,000 ($9.20)
    Sewerage: $58,000 ($8.61)
    Police Protection: $48,000 ($7.13)
    Health - Other: $11,000 ($1.63)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($1.04)
    General Public Building: $6,000 ($0.89)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $2,000 ($0.30)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,599,000 ($385.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($6.68)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $701,000 ($104.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $650,000 ($96.50)
    All Other: $538,000 ($79.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $199,000 ($29.54)
    Air Transportation: $127,000 ($18.85)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $60,000 ($8.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $502,000 ($74.52)
    Air Transportation: $36,000 ($5.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $925,000 ($137.32)
    All Other: $116,000 ($17.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $128,000 ($19.00)
    Interest Earnings: $100,000 ($14.85)
    Special Assessments: $30,000 ($4.45)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.45)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,502,000 ($965.26)
    Water Utilities: $1,226,000 ($182.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,051,000 ($452.94)
    General Local Government Support: $1,413,000 ($209.77)
    Water Utilities: $600,000 ($89.07)
    Highways: $151,000 ($22.42)
    Health and Hospitals: $5,000 ($0.74)
  • Tax - Property: $183,000 ($27.17)
    Other License: $121,000 ($17.96)
    Motor Vehicle License: $89,000 ($13.21)
    Public Utilities Sales: $79,000 ($11.73)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $27,000 ($4.01)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,594,000 ($830.46)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,515,000 ($818.74)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $402,000 ($59.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $323,000 ($47.95)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $144,000 ($21.38)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,731,000 ($553.89)

8.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($118,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.78%
Wyoming average:

8.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.76% ($35,833 average AGI)
from Albany County, WY  0.53% ($24,080)
from Carbon County, WY  0.42% ($30,500)


8.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.24%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.72% ($33,118 average AGI)
to Laramie County, WY  0.68% ($22,469)
to Carbon County, WY  0.51% ($7,917)

Strongest AM radio stations in Torrington:

  • KGOS (1490 AM; 1 kW; TORRINGTON, WY; Owner: MT. RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KOLT (1320 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNEB (960 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOAQ (690 AM; 1 kW; TERRYTOWN, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Torrington:

  • KERM (98.3 FM; TORRINGTON, WY; Owner: MT. RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K210AF (89.9 FM; TORRINGTON, WY; Owner: GOSHEN PUBLIC RADIO COMMITTEE)
  • KOLT-FM (101.3 FM; BRIDGEPORT, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMOR (92.9 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOZY-FM (103.9 FM; GERING, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNEB-FM (94.1 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCMI (96.9 FM; TERRYTOWN, NE; Owner: CHRISTIAN MEDIA INCORPORATED)

TV broadcast stations around Torrington:

  • K23EU (Channel 31; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BROADAHL)
  • K33EM (Channel 33; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K65GE (Channel 65; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KDUH-TV (Channel 4; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KSTF (Channel 10; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CHEYENNE, LLC)
Torrington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Torrington fatal accident list:

Nov 21, 2014 10:35 PM, E Valley Rd, E D St, Lat: 42.06018, Lon: -104.17913, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
Jun 22, 1997 10:00 PM, 7-122, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 3, 1991 05:30 AM, 85, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 1, 1981 00:10 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 23, 1979 06:24 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 30m98ftTotal length
  • 22,721Total average daily traffic
  • 1,646Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Torrington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Torrington, WY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 114 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Torrington)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Torrington)

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

WYOMING MEDIUM CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION (Population served: 1,137, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
SOUTH TORRINGTON WATER DIST (Population served: 450, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BOMGAARS (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BUCKINGHORSE STEAK HOUSE AND LOUNGE (Population served: 166, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-31-2011), Fed FAO issued (NOV-07-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011), Fed FAO issued (NOV-07-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
POTLATCH TRAILER COURT (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2005), Fed FAO issued (DEC-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2006), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2008)
DILLMAN ESTATES (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
STONE CREEK (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LITTLE MOON SUPPER CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Torrington that have no violations reported:

  • TORRINGTON MUN. WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 5,600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COTTONWOOD ACRES (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COTTON WOOD COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 57
  • Hazardous Condition: 26
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Torrington

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Torrington, WY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Torrington, Wyoming:

  • Days Inn Torrington, 1555 Main St, Torrington, Wyoming 82240 , Phone: (307) 532-4011, Fax: (307) 532-7202
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1548 S Main St, Torrington, Wyoming 82240 , Phone: (307) 532-7118
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Torrington, Wyoming
Most common first names in Torrington, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7575.6 years
Mary6581.5 years
William5979.5 years
Robert5073.6 years
George4778.3 years
Charles3779.6 years
Henry3679.7 years
James3673.0 years
Helen2878.7 years
Ruth2781.6 years
Most common last names in Torrington, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller3580.7 years
Smith3378.2 years
Anderson2477.9 years
Johnson2378.2 years
Jones2180.3 years
Peterson1674.8 years
Schwartzkopf1578.3 years
Harris1576.2 years
Davis1475.3 years
Walker1379.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Torrington, WY
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Holiday Inn1
Burger King1Jones New York1
Curves1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Days Inn2RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3

Torrington compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Torrington on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children (population 1,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
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