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Population in 2012: 6,757 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.0%
Males: 3,490  (51.7%)
Females: 3,267  (48.3%)

Median resident age:  41.4 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 82240.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,543 (it was $30,136 in 2000)
Torrington:

$41,543
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,588

Torrington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $129,473 (it was $74,200 in 2000)
Torrington:

$129,473
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $123,232; Detached houses: $131,244; Townhouses or other attached units: $133,814; In 2-unit structures: $107,266; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $114,928; Mobile homes: $46,717

Median gross rent in 2012: $589.

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  • White alone - 5,455 (83.3%)
  • Hispanic - 937 (14.3%)
  • Two or more races - 98 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 26 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 15 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Torrington: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.3%), Irish (12.6%), English (10.3%), United States (4.9%), Dutch (2.0%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 4105 feet

Land area: 3.57 square miles.

Population density: 1,892 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Torrington:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Torrington city:

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

98 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
Wyoming:  2.7%



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists there were 157 registered sex offenders living in Torrington, Wyoming as of September 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Torrington to the number of sex offenders is 43 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $886 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $962 (0.7%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (167.0 miles , pop. 554,636).

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
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 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

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: +341 (+5.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,073 (66.3%)

Area code: 307

Torrington household income distribution Torrington home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Torrington by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 010000000000
per 100,000 0.017.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 223122032120
per 100,000 34.634.353.117.735.835.70.055.636.517.230.50.0
Robberies 010010100010
per 100,000 0.017.10.00.017.90.018.40.00.00.015.30.0
Assaults 16251918302368917726
per 100,000 276.7428.5336.3319.1536.7411.1110.2148.3164.1292.3106.8383.1
Burglaries 212423313330362529282033
per 100,000 363.1411.4407.2549.6590.3536.2661.0463.3528.6481.4305.2486.2
Thefts 182147157131149150133131102127132108
per 100,000 3147.22519.72779.32322.72665.52681.02442.22427.71859.32183.62014.31591.3
Auto thefts 21510397127611
per 100,000 34.6257.1177.053.2161.0125.118.437.1127.6103.215.314.7
Arson 011000000000
per 100,000 0.017.117.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 238.0304.0264.7214.5303.4266.7173.7207.5184.3202.3154.1176.2

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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: 23 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
US average:

3.00

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Torrington, Wyoming accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Rail and water transportation workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Torrington-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 5% greater 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 below Wyoming state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 the city center
On 8/29/2004 at 18:49:44, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from Torrington center
On 4/9/1996 at 02:48:08, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2008 at 13:14:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 MW, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/23/1993 at 06:30:23, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.9 miles away from Torrington center
On 10/10/1993 at 04:17:46, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), 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).
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Birthplace of: William Kent Krueger - Author, Jane Warren - Politician, Jerry Hill (American football) - Football player, Lynda Moss - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Torrington:

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

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Airports and heliports located in Torrington:


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College/University in Torrington:

  • Eastern Wyoming College (Full-time enrollment: 624; 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: 2,121)
  • University of Wyoming (about 90 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 9,610)
  • Colorado State University (about 114 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,884)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 119 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 9,984)
  • Aims Community College (about 119 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • Casper College (about 122 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,078)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (about 154 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 27,408)

Public high schools in Torrington:

Private high school in Torrington:

  • ST JOSEPH'S CHILDREN'S HOME (Students: 53; Location: 1419 MAIN ST; Grades: 1 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Torrington:

Private elementary/middle school in Torrington:

  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 63; Location: 2980 E D ST; Grades: PK - 4)
See full list of schools located in Torrington, School District: GOSHEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 01

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

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

TORRINGTON MUN. WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 5600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-10-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-10-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-10-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-10-2001)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-10-2001)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SOUTH TORRINGTON WATER DIST (Population served: 480, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2002 and JUL-25-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-23-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2002), Fed Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-25-2003 to JUL-28-2003)
WY TRANS DEPT TORRINGTON (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
FRONTIER MART (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
COTTONWOOD ACRES (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation
THE MERCANTILE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
LITTLE MOON SUPPER CLUB (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
DILLMAN ESTATES (Population served: 46, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-23-2001), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-23-2001), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-23-2001), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-23-2001), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAR-04-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-23-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2001), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2004)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-23-2001), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2004)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • STONE CREEK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.2%
(18.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 7.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.9% for other race residents, 37.3% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Torrington, WY

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 compared to Wyoming state average:

Torrington, Wyoming environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Torrington, Wyoming:

  • Days Inn Torrington, 1555 Main St, Torrington, WY 82240 , Phone: (307) 532-4011, Fax: (307) 532-7202
  • Super 8 Motel, 1548 S Main, Torrington, WY 82240 , Phone: (307) 334-2836
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1700 E Vly Rd, Torrington, WY 82240 , Phone: (307) 532-7600
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Torrington, Wyoming

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:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.08%
Here37.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents29.2%15.6%10.8%7.8%7.7%
Congregations5.0%15.0%5.0%5.0%5.0%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchBaptist General ConferenceAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents6.5%5.7%4.4%3.7%8.5%
Congregations5.0%10.0%5.0%15.0%30.0%
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: 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$23,134$39,6581$753
Other Government Administration 4$13,656$40,9686$3,058
Judicial and Legal 1$2,353$28,2361$886
Police Protection - Officers 15$46,691$37,3530$0
Police - Other 6$13,430$26,8600$0
Streets and Highways 5$13,583$32,5991$430
Health 3$9,410$37,64013$2,500
Solid Waste Management 5$11,225$26,9400$0
Sewerage 4$10,649$31,9470$0
Parks and Recreation 6$13,953$27,9060$0
Water Supply 3$10,211$40,8440$0
Electric Power 7$26,843$46,0170$0
Other and Unallocable 9$32,909$43,8790$0
Totals for Government 75$228,047$36,48822$7,627

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,205,000 ($178.33)
    Water Utilities: $1,113,000 ($164.72)
    Housing and Community Development: $504,000 ($74.59)
    Sewerage: $434,000 ($64.23)
    Electric Utilities: $232,000 ($34.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $138,000 ($20.42)
    Regular Highways: $60,000 ($8.88)
    Air Transportation: $37,000 ($5.48)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,281,000 ($633.57)
    Police Protection: $1,347,000 ($199.35)
    Water Utilities: $1,205,000 ($178.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $828,000 ($122.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $708,000 ($104.78)
    Sewerage: $509,000 ($75.33)
    Regular Highways: $480,000 ($71.04)
    General - Other: $362,000 ($53.57)
    Health - Other: $292,000 ($43.21)
    Central Staff Services: $255,000 ($37.74)
    Air Transportation: $214,000 ($31.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $190,000 ($28.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $176,000 ($26.05)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $170,000 ($25.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $117,000 ($17.32)
    Financial Administration: $78,000 ($11.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000 ($2.07)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $104,000 ($15.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $63,000 ($9.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $424,000 ($62.75)
    General - Other: $283,000 ($41.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $196,000 ($29.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($11.84)
    Electric Utilities: $62,000 ($9.18)
    Sewerage: $58,000 ($8.58)
    Police Protection: $48,000 ($7.10)
    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 ($384.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($6.66)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $701,000 ($103.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $650,000 ($96.20)
    All Other: $538,000 ($79.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $199,000 ($29.45)
    Air Transportation: $127,000 ($18.80)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $60,000 ($8.88)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $502,000 ($74.29)
    Air Transportation: $36,000 ($5.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $925,000 ($136.90)
    All Other: $116,000 ($17.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $128,000 ($18.94)
    Interest Earnings: $100,000 ($14.80)
    Special Assessments: $30,000 ($4.44)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.44)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,502,000 ($962.26)
    Water Utilities: $1,226,000 ($181.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,051,000 ($451.53)
    General Local Government Support: $1,413,000 ($209.12)
    Water Utilities: $600,000 ($88.80)
    Highways: $151,000 ($22.35)
    Health and Hospitals: $5,000 ($0.74)
  • Tax - Property: $183,000 ($27.08)
    Other License: $121,000 ($17.91)
    Motor Vehicle License: $89,000 ($13.17)
    Public Utilities Sales: $79,000 ($11.69)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $27,000 ($4.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,594,000 ($827.88)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,515,000 ($816.19)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $402,000 ($59.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $323,000 ($47.80)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $144,000 ($21.31)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,731,000 ($552.17)

7.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,700 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.89%
Wyoming average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.80% ($36,147 average AGI)
from Laramie County, WY  0.44% ($34,842)
from Platte County, WY  0.42% ($21,722)


7.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,545 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
Wyoming average:

8.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.87% ($30,486 average AGI)
to Laramie County, WY  0.66% ($34,143)
to Albany County, WY  0.63% ($34,370)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Torrington, Wyoming:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Wyoming average:
  • Fatal accident count: 67
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 94
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 35
  • Fatalities: 74
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 169
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6

Torrington fatal accident list:

Jun 22, 1997 10:00 PM, 7-122, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 3, 1991 05:30 AM, 85, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 1, 1981 00:10 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 23, 1979 06:24 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Torrington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 35 (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: 11 (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: 98 (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: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Torrington)

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

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
Businesses in Torrington, WY
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Jones New York1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Curves1RadioShack1
Days Inn2Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
Holiday Inn1
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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