Torrington, Goshen County, Wyoming

Torrington: City and county seat of Goshen County, Wyoming, US

About

Torrington is a city located in the county of Goshen in the U.S. state of Wyoming. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,501 and a population density of 543 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,565 inhabitants.

The city was created 123 years ago in 1899.

Quick Facts about Torrington

Population : 6,565 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wyoming (United States)
County : Goshen County
Postal code : 82240
Phone Area Codes : 307
Area : 11.96 km2
Named for : Torrington
Altitude : 4,104 feet / 1251 meters
Capital city : Torrington is capital of Goshen County
Establishment : January 01, 1900 (123 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 03:51:58 (3rd February 2023)
Density : 549 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.97% (2010-2020)
Torrington locator map
Location of Torrington on Wyoming map.
Torrington  Wyoming - Welcome sign image
Torrington Wyoming - Welcome sign
Torrington  Wyoming - Welcome sign image

Geography

Torrington is located at 42°3'45"N 104°11'4"W (42.0624600, -104.1843900).

Torrington map

Demographics

The population of Torrington increased by 0.97% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,501 - census
2011 6,722 3.29% estimation process
2012 6,761 0.58% estimation process
2013 6,736 -0.37% estimation process
2014 6,719 -0.25% estimation process
2015 6,763 0.65% estimation process
2016 6,652 -1.67% estimation process
2017 6,692 0.6% estimation process
2018 6,663 -0.44% estimation process
2019 6,624 -0.59% estimation process
2020 6,565 -0.9% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,780
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,957
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 11.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,218
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,075
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 32.7%
People over 65 (%) : 13.2%
Female persons, % : 49.9%
White only, percent : 95.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 1.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 91.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 246
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 86.0%

Torrington zip code is 82240. County name: Goshen, County fips: 56015

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 86.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $281,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,474
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $424
2015-2019 median gross rent : $982
2015-2019 Households : 2,269
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.26
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 97.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 93.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 98.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.6%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 57,827
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,123
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $80,697
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $32,799
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 986
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 438
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 323
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 41
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 929
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 65
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 899
2010 population per square mile : 1,866.0
2010 land area in square miles : 3.79

People born in Torrington (11)

People born in Torrington, including author and novelist William Kent Krueger, politician Jane Warren, football player Jerry Hill, .

List

  • Lexie Madden (Beauty pageant winner) she was born in 18/02/1991
  • Lynda Moss (American politician) she was born in 15/03/1950
  • James L. Applegate (American lawyer) he was born in 09/06/1931
  • Jack Van Mark (American politician) he was born in 04/07/1930
  • Stephanie Burns (American organosilicon chemist and businesswoman) she was born in 24/01/1955
  • Michael Punke (American jurist and lawyer) he was born in 07/12/1964
  • Jason McManamen (American basketball player (1901-)) he was born in 01/01/1994
  • Gay Woodhouse

Schools in Torrington

College & universities near Torrington, WY

Code Name City ZIP
240596 Eastern Wyoming College Torrington (WY) 82240-1699
181543 Summit Christian College Gering (NE) 69341
181817 Western Nebraska Community College Scottsbluff (NE) 69361-1899

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Torrington, WY

Code Name Address Type
WHT Wheatland, Wyoming 1857 West Mariposa Parkway BUS
CHY Cheyenne, Wyoming 222 Deming Drive BUS

Post offices near Torrington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Torrington Post Office Torrington (WY) 82240

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Goshen County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Goshen County , WY.

City Name Population Title
Lingle 454 Town of the United States
La Grange 442 Town in Goshen County, Wyoming, United States
Fort Laramie 229 Town in Goshen County, Wyoming, United States
Yoder 156 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Torrington distances to largest Wyoming cities