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ZIP Code 82240

Primary City:Torrington, WY (View All Cities)
County: Goshen County
Timezone: Mountain (8:54am)
Area code: 307 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.2, -104.2
ZIP (~37 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 82240

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 82240. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 82240. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 82240, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Torrington, WY
Acceptable:
Prairie Center, Prairie Ctr

Stats and Demographics for the 82240 ZIP Code

ZIP code 82240 is located in southeast Wyoming and covers an extremely large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 82240 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 82240 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,235
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,450
Median Home Value $140,300
Land Area 662.40 sq mi
Water Area 1.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,091
Median Household Income $42,947

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5289251540
5-9290262552
10-14326276602
15-19377383760
20-24369281650
25-29317238555
30-34313253566
35-39328236564
40-44324240564
45-49348315663
50-54450410860
55-59394336730
60-64353333686
65-69270298568
70-74249212461
75-79139177316
80-8495150245
85 Plus126227353

Gender

 Male 5,357 52%
 Female 4,878 48%
Gender

Race

 White 9,596 93.8%
 Black Or African American 73 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 94 0.9%
 Asian 40 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 287 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 135 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2443180223
25-34220269489
35-44353203556
45-54577176753
55-64661165826
65-74533103636
75-8430073373
85 Plus16174235

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,054 50%
 Single Guardian 544 13%
 Singles 1,271 31%
 Singles With Roommate 222 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,007 74%
 Households with Kids 1,084 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15845103
25645101
37869147
4433376
5524597
65861119
75452106
86546111
96158119
107255127
115747104
127154125
135874132
146846114
156257119
166878146
175867125
187392165
1911689205
209683179

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 82240 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 82240 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 82240 real estate data, the median home value of $140,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 82240. Rentals in 82240 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 82240 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,320 91.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 559 5.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 55 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 114 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 149 1.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,588 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,260 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,243 28%
 Households Vacant 359 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 77 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Sale Only 70 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 162 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 195 20.2%
 2 Bedroom 491 50.8%
 3+ Bedroom 275 28.4%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $42,947 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 82240 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 82240 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,640 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,747 21%
 No Earnings 2,890 35%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,640 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,747 21%
 No Earnings 2,890 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,201 89.0%
 Public transportation 31 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 21 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 183 3.9%
 Worked at Home 283 6.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 543 14%
 High School Graduate 2,202 59%
 Associate's degree 296 8%
 Bachelor's degree 372 10%
 Master's degree 249 7%
 Professional school degree 46 1%
 Doctorate degree 45 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,279 78.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 228 14.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 122 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 82240

ZIP Code 82240 is in the Saint Joseph'S Children'S Home Administration Office School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 82240.

Saint Joseph'S Children'S Home
1419 Main St
Torrington, WY 82240
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Saint Joseph'S Children'S Home Administration Office School District
Torrington Middle School
2742 West East St
Torrington, WY 82240
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Goshen County School District #1
Lincoln Elementary
1402 East P St
Torrington, WY 82240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Goshen County School District #1
Trail Elementary
1601 East M St
Torrington, WY 82240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Goshen County School District #1
Torrington High School
2400 West C St
Torrington, WY 82240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Goshen County School District #1
Valley Christian School
2441 East E St
Torrington, WY 82240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Joseph'S Children'S Home
1419 Main St
Torrington, WY 82240
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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