Torrington, CT


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Torrington is a medium-sized city located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 34,906 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Torrington is the 27th largest community in Connecticut.

Unlike some cities, Torrington isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Torrington are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Torrington is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Torrington who work in office and administrative support (14.34%), sales jobs (11.00%), and management occupations (7.63%).

In terms of college education, Torrington is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.80% of adults 25 and older in Torrington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Torrington in 2010 was $28,368, which is low income relative to Connecticut, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,472 for a family of four. However, Torrington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Torrington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Torrington residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Torrington include Irish, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Torrington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.