Litchfield County CT Information


Litchfield County Subdivisions

Litchfield County CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 187,185
Daytime Population: Workers 71,958
Daytime Population: Residents 86,096
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 158,054
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 184,492
Population in Familes 150,117
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,693
Population Density2 203
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $70,329
Average Household Income $94,523
Per Capita Income $38,473


Total Housing Units 88,633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55,807 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,619 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,207 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $271,123
Average Home Value $329,264


Total Households 75,426
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 50,383
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.2% -0.41%
Households -0.22% -0.43%
Families -0.31% -0.49%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   3.09%


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, 2017 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 Density # 8 13th
Diversity Index # 8 13th
Median Household Income # 4 63rd
Per Capita Income # 3 75th

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