Torrington, WY 82240 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 82240: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Torrington, WY 82240

Acceptable Alternative
Prairie Center, WY 82240
Prairie Ctr, WY 82240

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 494
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,879
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 150
  • County: Goshen County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.066, Longitude -104.183
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Torrington, WY 82240 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,480
Daytime Population: Workers 5,686
Daytime Population: Residents 4,949
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,635
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 9,490
Population in Familes 7,370
Population in Group Qrtrs 990
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $47,123
Average Household Income $63,131
Per Capita Income $28,132


Total Housing Units 4,501 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,797 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,323 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 381 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $162,094
Average Home Value $192,599


Total Households 4,120
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 2,554
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.2% -0.23%
Households -0.04% -0.35%
Families -0.36% -0.54%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Torrington, WY 82240 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 82240 to the other 170 ZIP Codes in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 20 89th
Population Density # 46 74th
Diversity Index # 36 79th
Median Household Income # 150 12th
Per Capita Income # 125 27th

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