Torrington Litchfield County, Connecticut

Torrington: City in Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA

About

Torrington is a city located in the county of Litchfield in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Its population at the 2010 census was 36,383. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 33,870 inhabitants.

The city was created 282 years ago in 1739.

Torrington Quick Facts

Population : 33,870 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Connecticut (United States)
County : Litchfield County
Postal code : 06790
Phone Area Codes : 860
Water as percent of area : 1.4%
Land as percent of area : 98.6%
Altitude : 541 feet / 165 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1740 (282 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 00:46:55 (26th May 2022)
Population growth : -7.42% (2010-2020)
Torrington locator map
Location of Torrington on Connecticut map.
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Geography

Torrington is located at 41°48'2"N 73°7'16"W (41.8006500, -73.1212200).

Torrington map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Torrington decreased by 7.42% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 36,383 - census
2011 36,150 -0.64% estimation process
2012 35,818 -0.93% estimation process
2013 35,619 -0.56% estimation process
2014 35,324 -0.84% estimation process
2015 35,042 -0.8% estimation process
2016 34,733 -0.89% estimation process
2017 34,399 -0.97% estimation process
2018 34,228 -0.5% estimation process
2019 34,044 -0.54% estimation process
2020 33,870 -0.51% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,687
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,913
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 8.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 10,022
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,913
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.3%
People over 65 (%) : 17.5%
Female persons, % : 51.8%
White only, percent : 68.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 6.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 17.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.3%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 21.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 51.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 309
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 31.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 34.2%

Torrington zip code is 06790. County name: Litchfield, County fips: 09005

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 34.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $381,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,342
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,047
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,586
2015-2019 Households : 3,966
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.41
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 41.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 118,506
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 35,304
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 267,090
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 296,926
2012 total retail sales per capita : $33,073
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $80,896
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $39,281
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,089
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 681
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 300
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 248
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 761
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 100
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 906
2010 population per square mile : 2,403.2
2010 land area in square miles : 3.71

People born in Torrington (33)

People born in Torrington, including abolitionist John Brown, politician, lawyer and judge Stanley Griswold, television executive Dick Ebersol, .

List

  • Steven H. Strogatz (American mathematician) he was born in 13/08/1959
  • Harry Vogt (German journalist) he was born in 01/01/1956
  • Jordan Williams (American basketball player) he was born in 11/10/1990
  • Connie Rasinski (animation director (1907-1965)) he was born in 28/01/1907
  • Teresa Vaill (athletics competitor) she was born in 20/11/1962
  • Bob Zuffelato (American basketball coach) he was born in 01/01/1937
  • Ducky Pond (American football player and coach, public relations executive (1902-1982)) he was born in 17/02/1902
  • Edwin R. Fellows (American inventor and entrepreneur who designed a new type of gear shaper and founded the Fellows Gear Shaper Company) he was born in 29/05/1865
  • William T. Carroll (American mayor) he was born in 25/06/1902
  • Joan Rosazza (American swimmer, Olympic silver medalist) she was born in 19/05/1937
  • Lyman Cornelius Smith (American engineer) he was born in 31/03/1850
  • Owen Brown (Abolitionist, Father of John Brown) he was born in 16/02/1771
  • Patricia McGowan Wald, (American judge) she was born in 12/09/1928
  • Peter Mazzaferro (American football player and coach) he was born in 24/06/1930
  • Tad Quinn (American baseball player) he was born in 25/09/1881
  • Theodore Burr (American inventor and civil engineer (1771-c.1824)) he was born in 16/08/1771
  • Horace Holley (American Hand of the Cause) he was born in 07/04/1887
  • Irving Brinton Holley, Jr. (American historian) he was born in 08/02/1919

Schools in Torrington

College & universities near Torrington, CT

Code Name City ZIP
130040 Northwestern Connecticut Community College Winsted (CT) 06098

Stations (26)

Amtrak & bus stations near Torrington, CT

Code Name Address Type
BER Berlin 51 Depot Road RAIL
HFD Hartford Union Station One Union Place RAIL
MDN Meriden Transit Center 60 State Street RAIL
WND Windsor station 41 Central St. RAIL
WNL Windsor Locks South Main St at Stanton Road RAIL

Post offices near Torrington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Harwinton Post Office Harwinton (CT) 06791

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Torrington , Wyoming city and county seat of Goshen County, Wyoming, US with a population of 6,565 people.

Other cities in Litchfield County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Litchfield County , CT. (more)

City Name Population Title
West Torrington 36,000 Human settlement in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States of America
New Milford 26,683 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States of America
Watertown 21,517 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Plymouth 11,552 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Winchester Center 10,830 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Woodbury 9,453 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Winsted 7,712 City in Connecticut, United States
Thomaston 7,505 Town in Connecticut, United States
New Hartford 6,639 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Harwinton 5,400 Town in Connecticut
Barkhamsted 3,587 Town in Connecticut
Salisbury 3,584 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Washington 3,419 Town in Connecticut
Bethlehem 3,385 Town
Goshen 2,856 Town in Connecticut, United States
Kent 2,766 Town in Connecticut

Distance to Other Cities

Torrington distances to largest Connecticut cities