Torrington, CT Profile: Facts & Data


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Torrington, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The City of Torrington had a population of 35,145 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Torrington is located at latitude 41.8341 and longitude -73.1314 in Litchfield County. The formal boundaries for the City of Torrington (see map below) encompass a land area of 39.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.56 sq. miles. Litchfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 548 feet.

The City of Torrington (GNIS ID: 2378293) 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.

The City of Torrington is located within Town of Torrington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Litchfield County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Torrington: Mast Swamp, New Orleans Village, Spruce Swamp, Wolcottville.

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Torrington, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 35,145
Population in Households 34,367
Population in Familes 26,395
Population in Group Qrtrs 778
Population Density2 884
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $52,626
Average Household Income $70,078
Per Capita Income $29,911


Total Housing Units 16,755 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,321 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,383 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,051 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $190,843
Average Home Value $201,057


Total Households 14,704
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 8,868
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.42% -0.55%
Households -0.44% -0.59%
Families -0.55% -0.67%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Torrington, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Torrington to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 87th
Population Density # 104 27th
Diversity Index # 43 70th
Median Household Income # 123 14th
Per Capita Income # 111 23rd

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