Torrington, Wyoming

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Population in 2019: 6,624 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.7%
Males: 3,338  (50.4%)
Females: 3,286  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Wyoming median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 82240.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,590 (it was $30,136 in 2000)
Torrington:

$52,590
WY:

$65,003

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,163 (it was $16,026 in 2000)

Torrington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $160,107 (it was $74,200 in 2000)
Torrington:

$160,107
WY:

$235,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $176,564; detached houses: $180,769; townhouses or other attached units: $202,624; mobile homes: $28,778

Median gross rent in 2019: $667.

March 2019 cost of living index in Torrington: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.0%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.1% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Torrington, WY (2019)
    • 5,48282.5%White alone
    • 97714.7%Hispanic
    • 721.1%American Indian alone
    • 530.8%Asian alone
    • 480.7%Two or more races
    • 110.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists, there were 350 registered sex offenders living in Torrington, Wyoming as of February 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Torrington is 19 to 1.


Crime rates in Torrington by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(35.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(55.6)
2
(36.5)
1
(17.2)
2
(30.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(59.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(411.1)
6
(110.2)
8
(148.3)
9
(164.1)
17
(292.3)
7
(106.8)
26
(383.1)
17
(250.1)
20
(292.3)
18
(266.2)
25
(374.5)
14
(208.1)
35
(522.5)
8
(119.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
30
(536.2)
36
(661.0)
25
(463.3)
29
(528.6)
28
(481.4)
20
(305.2)
33
(486.2)
33
(485.5)
29
(423.9)
24
(354.9)
19
(284.6)
12
(178.3)
12
(179.1)
8
(119.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
150
(2,681)
133
(2,442)
131
(2,428)
102
(1,859)
127
(2,184)
132
(2,014)
108
(1,591)
85
(1,251)
73
(1,067)
88
(1,301)
77
(1,153)
57
(847.1)
57
(850.9)
40
(596.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(125.1)
1
(18.4)
2
(37.1)
7
(127.6)
6
(103.2)
1
(15.3)
1
(14.7)
3
(44.1)
5
(73.1)
4
(59.2)
3
(44.9)
3
(44.6)
4
(59.7)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index265.6173.0206.6183.6201.5153.5175.5149.3148.3139.3144.591.5155.8108.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Torrington, WY

Crime rate in Torrington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 25 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
Wyoming average:

2.39
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Ancestries: German (28.3%), English (13.0%), American (4.8%), Irish (4.6%), Norwegian (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 4105 feet

Land area: 3.57 square miles.

Population density: 1,855 people per square mile   (low).

Torrington, Wyoming map

124 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Wyoming:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,044 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $930 (0.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 42.07 N, Longitude: 104.18 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +571 (+8.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,966 (68.1%)

Area code: 307

Distribution of median household income in Torrington, WY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Torrington, WY in 2019
Torrington satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.9%
Wyoming:

4.9%
Most common industries in Torrington, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Rail transportation (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Rail transportation (11.8%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Food (4.3%)
  • Truck transportation (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.4%)
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.9%)
  • Social assistance (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Torrington, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (3.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Rail and water transportation workers (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Top executives (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Child care workers (4.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.5%)

Average climate in Torrington, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Torrington, Wyoming environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2016 was 63.2. This is about average.

City:

63.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 3.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.67
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.162. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.162
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2016 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 25.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 3.86. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.86
U.S.:

8.46

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 significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 534% 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 Torrington 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 Torrington 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 (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Torrington topographic map

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:

See full list of schools located in Torrington

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)

Points of interest:

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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 US Highway 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).

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

Goshen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Torrington:

Marital status in Torrington, WY
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Torrington:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Wyoming average:

9.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Torrington
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Torrington, WY (based on Goshen County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Goshen County:

9.98 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

8.7%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

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 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$62,004$57,2340$0
Financial Administration 11$48,610$53,0290$0
Solid Waste Management 9$42,215$56,2871$1,430
Police - Other 9$39,279$52,3720$0
Other and Unallocable 8$40,249$60,3744$3,177
Electric Power 8$40,699$61,0490$0
Parks and Recreation 7$29,598$50,7391$20
Water Supply 5$27,344$65,6261$900
Health 4$19,386$58,15813$6,196
Sewerage 4$15,469$46,4070$0
Streets and Highways 3$17,544$70,1760$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,265$51,1800$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,000$60,0004$1,550
Airports 0$0 1$953
Fire - Other 0$0 2$217
Totals for Government 83$391,663$56,62627$14,444

Torrington government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,429,000 ($215.73)
    Electric Utilities: $698,000 ($105.37)
    Water Utilities: $318,000 ($48.01)
    Regular Highways: $148,000 ($22.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $110,000 ($16.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $13,000 ($1.96)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,276,000 ($1249.40)
    Police Protection: $2,069,000 ($312.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,396,000 ($210.75)
    Water Utilities: $1,321,000 ($199.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,134,000 ($171.20)
    Central Staff Services: $1,058,000 ($159.72)
    Sewerage: $946,000 ($142.81)
    Health - Other: $554,000 ($83.64)
    Regular Highways: $503,000 ($75.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $375,000 ($56.61)
    General Public Buildings: $373,000 ($56.31)
    General - Other: $304,000 ($45.89)
    Air Transportation: $235,000 ($35.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $232,000 ($35.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $199,000 ($30.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $138,000 ($20.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $13,000 ($1.96)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $95,000 ($14.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($1.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $195,000 ($29.44)
    Water Utilities: $193,000 ($29.14)
    Electric Utilities: $122,000 ($18.42)
    Regular Highways: $98,000 ($14.79)
    Sewerage: $98,000 ($14.79)
    Central Staff Services: $97,000 ($14.64)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($6.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($4.83)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($2.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($1.96)
    General Public Building: $10,000 ($1.51)
    Air Transportation: $8,000 ($1.21)
    Health - Other: $7,000 ($1.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($6.94)

Torrington government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,851,000 ($279.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,377,000 ($207.88)
    Sewerage: $1,258,000 ($189.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $267,000 ($40.31)
    Air Transportation: $160,000 ($24.15)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $55,000 ($8.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($3.62)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($2.26)
    Other: $5,000 ($0.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $794,000 ($119.87)
    Other: $131,000 ($19.78)
    Electric Utilities: $3,000 ($0.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $453,000 ($68.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $196,000 ($29.59)
    Interest Earnings: $118,000 ($17.81)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,018,000 ($1512.38)
    Water Utilities: $1,933,000 ($291.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,629,000 ($245.92)
    General Local Government Support: $1,464,000 ($221.01)
    Highways: $226,000 ($34.12)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $449,000 ($67.78)
    Property: $422,000 ($63.71)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $32,000 ($4.83)
    Other License: $7,000 ($1.06)

Torrington government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,733,000 ($412.59)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,902,000 ($287.14)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,046,000 ($157.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $215,000 ($32.46)

Torrington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,531,000 ($1891.76)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $299,000 ($45.14)
Businesses in Torrington, WY
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Holiday Inn1
Burger King1Jones New York1
Curves1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Days Inn2RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3

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 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Torrington fatal accident list:

Nov 21, 2014 10:35 PM, E Valley Rd, E D St, Lat: 42.060183, Lon: -104.179133, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Jun 22, 1997 10:00 PM, 7-122, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 3, 1991 05:30 AM, 85, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 1, 1981 00:10 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 23, 1979 06:24 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 194ft / 59.4mTotal length
  • $332,000Total costs
  • 23,160Total average daily traffic
  • 2,142Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Torrington, WY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Torrington, WY
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Torrington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 59 (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: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 140 (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: 66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Torrington)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Torrington)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 41. The highest number of fire incidents - 62 took place in 2004, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Torrington, WY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (67.7%), and Structure Fires (21.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Torrington, WY
    • 46767.7%Outside Fires
    • 14721.3%Structure Fires
    • 436.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 334.8%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Torrington, WY
  • 87.6%Utility gas
  • 10.2%Electricity
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Torrington, WY
  • 57.5%Utility gas
  • 41.2%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Torrington compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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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