Torrington, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 5,776. Estimated population in July 2005: 5,533 (-4.2% change)
Males: 2,784 (48.2%), Females: 2,992 (51.8%)

Goshen County

Zip code: 82240

Median resident age: 41.1 years
Median household income: $30,136 (year 2000)
Median house value: $76,900 (year 2000)

Races in Torrington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.2%)
  • Hispanic (9.5%)
  • Other race (3.7%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (37.2%), English (13.0%), Irish (10.8%), United States (4.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%), Norwegian (3.1%).

Elevation: 4105 feet

Land area: 3.6 square miles

Map of Torrington, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Torrington

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Torrington city

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

2.5% Foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.3% Europe, 0.3% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: -162 (-2.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Torrington:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (2000 CAMPBELL DR)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Torrington:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Torrington:

Other public-use airports nearest to Torrington:

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Torrington:

  • EASTERN WYOMING COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 783; Location: 3200 WEST C ST; Public; Website: ewcweb.ewc.cc.wy.us)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Torrington:

  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 97 miles; CHADRON, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 115 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 121 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 10,983)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 123 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 3,722)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 142 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,684)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 155 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; FT enrollment: 2,002)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 158 miles; CASPER, WY; FT enrollment: 2,564)

Schools

Public high school in Torrington:

  • TORRINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 404; Location: 2400 WEST C STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Torrington:

  • TORRINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 318; Location: 2602 WEST E STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • TRAIL ELEMENTARY (Students: 267; Location: 1601 EAST M STREET; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY (Students: 266; Location: 436 EAST 22ND; Grades: KG – 02)
  • SAINT JOSEPH’S CHILDREN’S HOME (Students: 50; Location: 1419 MAIN STREET; Grades: KG – 12)

Private primary/middle school in Torrington:

  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 56; Location: 2980 EAST D STREET; Grades: PK – 5)

Libraries

Library in Torrington:

  • GOSHEN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $191,948; Location: 2001 EAST A ST; 32,857 books; 432 audio materials; 459 video materials; 93 serial subscriptions)