Litchfield County CT Information


Litchfield County Subdivisions

Litchfield County CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 189,582
Population in Households 186,897
Population in Familes 152,358
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,685
Population Density1 206
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 76,874
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 51,441
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 89,310 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57,012 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,862 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,436 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $268,409
Average Home Value $328,326


Median Household Income $72,595
Average Household Income $92,197
Per Capita Income $37,764
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.12%
Households 0.05% -0.08%
Families -0.03% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Litchfield County CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Litchfield County to the other 8 counties and county equivalents in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 5 50th
Population Density1 # 8 13th
Diversity Index2 # 8 13th
Median Household Income # 4 63rd
Per Capita Income # 3 75th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Connecticut Census Data Comparison Tool.