Torrington, Connecticut Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

Are you looking for a community with a low crime rate? If so, then Torrington, Connecticut may be the place for you. Torrington has a low violent crime rate, and it also offers a good selection of local amenities. You can find almost anything you need within walking distance, and there are plenty of businesses within a short drive. You may be interested in finding out more about the population and steets of Torrington.

Torrington is a mid-sized city in Connecticut, with a population of 35,227 people. Eighty-seven percent of the population is White, while only 4% is Asian or Black. Most Torrington residents are married, with 67% having children under 18.

Torrington's first major flood struck the city in the year 1855. But despite the devastation, the town has recovered and has built several state parks. Burr Pond State Park is one such example. Burr Pond State Park was named after the man who built the Burr Pond Dam in 1851. The dam gathered water to help power three active sawmills, one of which was the Torrington train station. The city subsequently developed a thriving economy, and its 113-year-old railroad station was demolished as a safety hazard.

Torrington has been home to several notable individuals including Dick Ebersol, the chairman of NBC Universal Sports and Frank Fixaris, a Maine sportscaster. There are also prominent Bahai followers. Congregationalist missionaries Samuel John Mills and Karl Swenson were born in the city. There were also notable residents and notable deaths in the city, including Patricia Wald, the first female judge in the Washington, D.C. circuit.