Torrington, CT

Torrington profile

Living in Torrington

Torrington is a medium-sized city located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 34,044 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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Torrington who work in office and administrative support (12.24%), sales jobs (9.92%), and management occupations (9.44%).

The citizens of Torrington are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.71% of adults in Torrington having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Torrington in 2018 was $32,881, 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 $131,524 for a family of four. However, Torrington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Torrington is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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. Torrington also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.37% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Torrington include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.

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