Torrington 74 Excellent
Torrington Livability #63 ranked city in Connecticut#8,173 ranked city in the USARanks better than 72% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Torrington Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D- Torrington Cost of Living Cost of living is 13% lower than Connecticut
1088% more expensive than the US average
12424% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Torrington cost of living
A+ Torrington Crime Total crime is 25% lower than Connecticut
Total crime
1,20152% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 8452% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-32%Year over year crime is down
Torrington crime
D+ Torrington Employment Household income is 18% lower than Connecticut
Median household income
$58,7176% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$29,4551% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%25% higher than the US average
Torrington employment
B- Torrington Housing Home value is 40% lower than Connecticut
Median home value
$162,30012% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$8857% lower than the US average
Home ownership
67%5% higher than the US average
Torrington real estate or Torrington rentals
F Torrington Schools HS graduation rate is 7% lower than Connecticut
High school grad. rates
81%3% lower than the US average
School test scores
36%26% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:113% lower than the US average
Torrington K-12 schools
C- Torrington User Ratings There are a total of 4 ratings in Torrington
Overall user rating
61% 4 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
54% 3 total surveys
all Torrington poll results

Best Places to Live in and Around Torrington

See all the best places to live around Torrington

How Do You Rate The Livability In Torrington?

1. Select a livability score between 1-100
2. Select any tags that apply to this area View results

Compare Torrington, CT Livability


      Living in Torrington, CT

      Torrington is a mid-sized city located in the state of Connecticut. The city has a population of 35,227 inhabitants. At 88%, the majority of the Torrington population is White; this is followed by 4% Asian and 3% Black. Torrington is known to be family friendly as more than 73% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 67% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Without the right tools, relocating to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Torrington, Connecticut could be a positive experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. With useful information like cost of living, weather, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Torrington and in the areas around Torrington is a much easier task.

      Torrington, CT receives 72 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #50 in Connecticut and #8,219 in the USA. If we explore each of the categories individually, we see that Torrington ranks well for amenities (A+), crime (A-) and housing (B-). Torrington does not score well for the following: weather (D-) and education (F). It might be a smart idea to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Torrington has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

      Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Torrington gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 163 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

      There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Torrington is actually affordable. The median home price for Torrington homes is $162,300, which is 39.7% lower than the Connecticut average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Torrington, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.8, which is 26.3% lower than the Connecticut average.

      Torrington transportation information

      Average one way commute25min26min26min
      Workers who drive to work84.0%78.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.9%8.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.1%4.9%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.9%2.9%2.8%
      Working from home2.7%4.6%4.6%

      Check Your Commute Time

      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Torrington, CT data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).