Torrington, WY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Torrington, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The City of Torrington had a population of 6,570 as of July 1, 2015. Torrington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wyoming. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Torrington is located at latitude 42.0654 and longitude -104.1501 in Goshen County. The formal boundaries for the City of Torrington (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Goshen County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,104 feet.

The City of Torrington has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Torrington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Torrington, WY Boundary Map

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Torrington, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,570
Population in Households 5,766
Population in Familes 4,405
Population in Group Qrtrs 804
Population Density1 1,421
Diversity Index2 33
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,539
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,529
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,672 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 867 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 215 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $170,419
Average Home Value $192,409
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,766
Average Household Income $51,105
Per Capita Income $20,851
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.1%
Households 0.09% 0.12%
Families 0.29% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Torrington, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Torrington to the other 203 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 15 93rd
Population Density1 # 21 90th
Diversity Index2 # 43 79th
Median Household Income # 196 4th
Per Capita Income # 186 9th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wyoming Census Data Comparison Tool.