Litchfield County CT Information


Litchfield County Subdivisions

Litchfield County CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 189,412
Population in Households 186,750
Population in Familes 152,581
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,662
Population Density1 206
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 77,131
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 51,699
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 88,923 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57,262 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,869 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,792 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $232,814
Average Home Value $291,883


Median Household Income $66,787
Average Household Income $83,345
Per Capita Income $34,056
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% -0.06%
Households 0.12% 0.01%
Families 0.06% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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, 2015 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 # 5 50th
Per Capita Income # 4 63rd

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