Litchfield, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Litchfield, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Borough of Litchfield had a population of 1,207 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Litchfield: Bantam, Litchfield Center.

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


Total Population 1,207
Daytime Population: Workers 801
Daytime Population: Residents 560
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,361
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 1,138
Population in Familes 882
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density2 879
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $70,571
Average Household Income $102,003
Per Capita Income $45,082


Total Housing Units 642 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 333 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 191 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $347,475
Average Home Value $417,066


Total Households 524
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 307
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 -0.57% -0.64%
Households -0.62% -0.7%
Families -0.95% -0.79%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

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, 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 # 121 15th
Population Density # 105 27th
Diversity Index # 122 14th
Median Household Income # 74 49th
Per Capita Income # 51 65th

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