Demographics

Goshen County is located in Southeast Wyoming near the Nebraska Panhandle along the North Platte River. Its location is ideal for manufacturers looking for a cost-effective location to serve the Rocky Mountain Area and the Midwest.
Torrington, the county seat and population center, is just 85 miles north of Cheyenne, Wyoming, where various distribution centers are located.
The economy is diversified by manufacturing of agriculture products - sugar and ethanol - and wood composite products using straw and recycled plastics.  The new correctional institution has created varied employment opportunities and new markets for local business and industry.
Goshen County boasts one of the lowest costs of living and the mildest climate in Wyoming.

 

Distance From Metro Areas  

Cheyenne, WY                85 miles
Denver, CO                    184 miles
Billings, MT                   422 miles
Rapid City, SD               209 miles
Omaha, NE                    503 miles
Salt Lake City, UT          512 miles
 

Climate 

Average Number of Days of Sunshine - 310
Average High Temperature for July - 89° F
Average High Temperature for January - 40° F
Average Rainfall - 13.8”
Average Snowfall - 34”

 

Full Demographics are located to the top right of this page, Please click on the PDF Goshen County 2016 Demographic Profile

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