Litchfield, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Litchfield, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Borough of Litchfield had a population of 1,229 as of July 1, 2016. Litchfield ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Litchfield is located at latitude 41.7457 and longitude -73.1892 in Litchfield County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Litchfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Litchfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,086 feet.

The Borough of Litchfield (GNIS ID: 2378279) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Borough of Litchfield is located within Town of Litchfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Litchfield County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Litchfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Litchfield: Bantam, Litchfield Center.

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


Total Population 1,229
Population in Households 1,160
Population in Familes 900
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density1 895
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 537
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 315
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 640 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 344 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 193 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $346,354
Average Home Value $415,889


Median Household Income $69,977
Average Household Income $97,342
Per Capita Income $43,305
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.36%
Households -0.32% -0.3%
Families -0.69% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Litchfield to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 123 14th
Population Density1 # 104 27th
Diversity Index2 # 124 13th
Median Household Income # 70 51st
Per Capita Income # 52 64th

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