Litchfield County, Connecticut Population 2018

Litchfield County, Connecticut's estimated population is 182,177 with a growth rate of -1.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Litchfield County, Connecticut is the 5th largest county in Connecticut.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017182,177-2,964-1.60%
2016185,1412,0441.12%
2016183,097-1,252-0.68%
2015184,349-1,236-0.67%
2014185,585-1,477-0.79%
2013187,062-623-0.33%
2012187,685-1,391-0.74%
2011189,076-753-0.40%
2010189,82915,7379.04%
1990174,09217,32311.05%
1980156,76912,6788.80%
1970144,09124,23520.22%
1960119,85620,98421.22%
195098,87211,83113.59%
194087,0414,4855.43%
193082,5566,2948.25%
192076,2626,0028.54%
191070,2606,58810.35%
190063,67210,13018.92%
189053,5421,4982.88%
188052,0443,3176.81%
187048,7271,4092.98%
186047,3182,0654.56%
185045,2534,80511.88%
184040,448-2,410-5.62%
183042,8581,5913.86%
182041,267-108-0.26%
181041,3751610.39%
180041,2142,4596.34%
179038,7550.00%

Litchfield County, Connecticut Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White172,643
Asian3,511
Black or African American3,154
Two or More Races2,877
Some Other Race2,664
American Indian and Alaska Native286
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Litchfield County, Connecticut Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Litchfield County, Connecticut Median Age

46.4


Total

45.2


Male

47.5


Female

Litchfield County, Connecticut Adults

There are 149,039 adults, (34,066 of which are seniors) in Litchfield County, Connecticut.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Litchfield County, Connecticut Sex Ratio

Female

93,672

50.59%

Male

91,469

49.41%

Litchfield County, Connecticut Households and Families

Litchfield County, Connecticut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Litchfield County, Connecticut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All76.7%23.3%
Male68.3%31.7%
Female63.3%36.7%
Non Family61.9%38.1%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Litchfield County, Connecticut Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All74,3392.4576.7
Married39,9643.0788.7
Non Family24,6471.2461.9
Female6,6002.9563.3
Male3,1283.0368.3

2.98

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Litchfield County, Connecticut Households

Litchfield County, Connecticut Education

Litchfield County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,0362.98%
9th to 12th Grade7,1945.32%
High School Graduate39,92929.50%
Some College25,87219.11%
Associates Degree12,2789.07%
Bachelors Degree26,72919.75%
Graduate Degree19,31414.27%

Litchfield County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White124,537115,75942,895
Hispanic5,5153,8411,245
Asian2,2601,902982
Black1,9391,547559
Other Race1,6631,031209
Multiple Races1,3721,229381
Native American19613155
Islander666

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,185$52,521$37,007
Less Than High School$25,977$28,827$22,074
High School Grad$38,642$46,347$29,023
Some College$41,489$50,823$33,406
Bachelors Degree$53,504$72,424$42,264
Graduate Degree$68,581$81,061$61,841

$45,185

Average Earnings

$52,521

Average Male

$37,007

Average Female

Litchfield County, Connecticut Language

Litchfield County, Connecticut Language by Age

Litchfield County, Connecticut Language

89.90% of Litchfield County, Connecticut residents speak only English, while 10.10% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.46% of the population.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Poverty

Litchfield County, Connecticut Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White164,84810,2546.22%
Hispanic9,8141,60916.39%
Other2,60488834.10%
Black3,05342814.02%
Multiple2,75030711.16%
Asian3,4311163.38%
Native286279.44%

6.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.83%

Male Poverty Rate

7.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Litchfield County, Connecticut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Litchfield County, Connecticut is Other, with 34.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Litchfield County, Connecticut is Asian, with 3.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.87%.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.30%
High School8.29%
Some College5.07%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%

Litchfield County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed19.67%
Male Unemployed19.43%
Male Employed3.15%
Female Employed2.78%

Litchfield County, Connecticut Income

Litchfield County, Connecticut Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$73,519$95,078
Families$91,848$112,675
Married Families$100,984$124,013
Non Families$40,745$56,881

Litchfield County, Connecticut Marital Status

Litchfield County, Connecticut Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Litchfield County, Connecticut Married by Age and Sex

Litchfield County, Connecticut Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Marital Status by Race

Litchfield County, Connecticut Veterans

Litchfield County, Connecticut Veterans by War

12,437

Number of Veterans

11,643

Male Veterans

794

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,941
Korea1,477
First Gulf War1,434
World War II1,051
Second Gulf War739

Litchfield County, Connecticut Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,808
75+3,579
55 to 642,349
35 to 542,282
18 to 34419

Litchfield County, Connecticut Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,0168.56%
Hispanic2684.05%
Black1737.38%
Other955.05%
2 or More895.24%
Asian461.82%
Indian188.18%

Litchfield County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

4.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Litchfield County, Connecticut Employment Status

Litchfield County, Connecticut Employment by Age

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Litchfield County, Connecticut Employment by Race

Litchfield County, Connecticut Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Litchfield County, Connecticut

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Torrington3638334646-1737-4.77%
Litchfield12581213-45-3.58%
Bantam759732-27-3.56%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990