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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Torrington is a town in Connecticut with a population of 35,078. Torrington is in Litchfield County. Living in Torrington offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Torrington there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Torrington and residents tend to lean liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$160,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$896
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Torrington Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    116.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    2.9
    6.1
  • Rape
    17.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    26.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    212.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,303.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    107.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

Working in Torrington

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$61,313
National
$55,322
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Torrington Reviews

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There are some very great parts of Torrington. Downtown Torrington is somewhat rundown in some locations. However, poor appearances do not affect the overall functionality of the city in any way. Torrington is an average city. There is a great amount of diversity. This includes ethnicity, social status, etc. For the majority, most people in Torrington seem to get along well, and many great employees at local businesses can be found from the people living in Torrington. There are some wonderful small local businesses in Torrington, however, the general consensus seems to be that everyone wishes there were more places to hang out in town. Overall, I would say Torrington is an average Connecticut city, including all of the positives and negatives.
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While some of the roads and buildings may seem to be in disrepair, Torrington, CT is bursting with life and community. The town is home to the Nutmeg Conservatory and the Warner Theatre, providing locals and visitors alike with myriad opportunities to attend musicals, plays, and dance and music performances. Main Street also boasts the Performance Hub, a local concert venue, and down the street you can find the Five Points art gallery. These two places offer fun art and music events for the whole family, as well as offering a creative outlet to local artists and musicians.While Torrington may not look like much at first glance, all you need to do is look a little bit closer to find a community full of life!
Torrington I found, that the things culturally for teens to do or participate in was very limited. However, the rural farm type community was warm and taught me to enjoy nature more and be active outside all year. Sports are happening all year in this town and it allowed me to explore volleyball and hiking which I enjoy still today..I love being able to get fresh foods from the farms and being able to come home and see my horses or a bear in the yard. Torrington is becoming quite artsy now and giving a platform for the artistic students as well giving them a launchpad to show case their work to the town it is fabulous. I do think teend need to be more tolerant of others differences, I have seen many closed minded parents force their way of thinking on their kids. It saddened me to see that they bullied or just alienated others who they saw as different. They were missing out on knowing some incredible human beings that I proudly can call friends today.