Litchfield, Connecticut Population 2021

8,060
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Litchfield is a city located in Litchfield County Connecticut. Litchfield has a 2020 population of 8,060. It is also the county seat of Litchfield County. Litchfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -4.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,450 in 2010. Litchfield reached it's highest population of 8,450 in 2010.

The average household income in Litchfield is $117,493 with a poverty rate of 6.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,072 per month, and the median house value is $313,900. The median age in Litchfield is 53.9 years, 53 years for males, and 55.6 years for females.

Litchfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Litchfield was:

  • White: 95.29%
  • Two or more races: 1.60%
  • Black or African American: 1.35%
  • Asian: 0.90%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Litchfield, Connecticut is 8,060 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,111.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,450.

Litchfield, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,76395.29%
Two or More Races1301.60%
Black or African American1101.35%
Asian730.90%
Some Other Race710.87%
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Litchfield Population by Race

Litchfield Population Pyramid $2021

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Litchfield Median Age

53.9


Total

53


Male

55.6


Female

Litchfield Adults

There are 6,789 adults, (2,395 of whom are seniors) in Litchfield.

Litchfield Age Dependency

85.4

Age Dependency Ratio

54.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Litchfield Sex Ratio

Female

4,276

52.49%

Male

3,871

47.51%

Litchfield Population by Age

Litchfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Litchfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.8%8.2%
Female80%20%
All77.4%22.6%
Male71.5%28.5%
Non Family56.5%43.5%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Litchfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4152.377.4
Married1,7882.8991.8
Non Family1,1961.2356.5
Male2212.5371.5
Female2103.1480

2.83

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Litchfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1181.88%
9th to 12th Grade2023.23%
High School Graduate1,81028.91%
Some College95815.30%
Associates Degree5348.53%
Bachelors Degree1,37621.98%
Graduate Degree1,26320.17%
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Litchfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Litchfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,7975,5772,487
Hispanic29020386
Black948126
Other Race654242
Asian646436
2+ Races552917

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 64.62%.

Litchfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,769$66,060$39,706
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$39,000$53,810$22,667
Some College$42,000$44,412$37,037
Bachelors Degree$56,818$85,893$48,281
Graduate Degree$90,714$132,708$68,750

$51,769

Average Earnings

$66,060

Average Male

$39,706

Average Female

Litchfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Litchfield Language by Age

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Litchfield Language

93.83% of Litchfield residents speak only English, while 6.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.23% of the population.

Litchfield Language

Litchfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,2034996.93%
Hispanic600142.33%
Multiple1201210.00%
Black10654.72%

6.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.19%

Male Poverty Rate

8.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Litchfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Litchfield is Multiple, with 10.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Litchfield is Hispanic, with 2.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.20%.

Litchfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.10%
Some College9.73%
High School7.15%
Bachelors or Greater4.52%

Litchfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed19.12%
Female Employed5.20%
Male Unemployed2.69%
Male Employed0.68%

Litchfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Litchfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$84,694$117,493
Families$112,669$146,162
Married Families$131,917-
Non Families$37,148$62,039
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Income by Household Type

Litchfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Litchfield Married by Age and Sex

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Litchfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Litchfield Marital Status by Race

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Litchfield Marital Status

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448

Number of Veterans

431

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam161
World War II69
Korea52
First Gulf War40
Second Gulf War28

Litchfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+235
65 to 74124
35 to 5439
55 to 6430
18 to 3420

Litchfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4256.55%
Black2324.47%
Hispanic61.68%

Litchfield Veterans by Race

Litchfield Veterans by Education

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1.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Litchfield Veterans by Education

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Litchfield Employment by Age

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Litchfield Employment by Race

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Litchfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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65.03%

Born in Litchfield

93.42%

Native Born

6.58%

Foreign Born

2.95%

Non Citizen

3.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.42% of Litchfield residents were born in the United States, with 65.03% having been born in Connecticut. 2.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Litchfield Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,060-17-0.21%
20208,077-17-0.21%
20198,094-17-0.21%
20188,111-27-0.33%
20178,138-33-0.40%
20168,171-60-0.73%
20158,231-30-0.36%
20148,261-68-0.82%
20138,329-21-0.25%
20128,350-57-0.68%
20118,407-43-0.51%
20108,4500.00%

Litchfield Population by Year