Litchfield, Illinois Population 2024

6,628

Litchfield is a city located in Montgomery County Illinois. Litchfield has a 2024 population of 6,628. Litchfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -1.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,759 in 2020.

The average household income in Litchfield is $63,834 with a poverty rate of 19.4%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Litchfield is 44.7 years, 38.2 years for males, and 50.8 years for females.

Litchfield Demographics

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

  • White: 96.6%
  • Two or more races: 2.26%
  • Black or African American: 0.65%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
8.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
754.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.94% (-131)
The current population of Litchfield, Illinois is 6,628 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,759.

Litchfield, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,70196.6%
Two or more races1572.26%
Black or African American450.65%
Asian240.35%
Native American100.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Litchfield Population by Race

Litchfield Population Pyramid 2024

Litchfield Median Age

44.7

Total

38.2

Male

50.8

Female

Litchfield Adults

There are 5,593 adults, (1,701 of whom are seniors) in Litchfield.

Litchfield Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Litchfield Sex Ratio

Female3,59351.79%
Male3,34448.21%

Litchfield Population by Age

Litchfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,1272.1763.936.1
Non Family1,4491.2448.851.2
Married1,2202.9388.711.3
Female2503.1554.445.6
Male2082.9935.664.4
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2.89

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Litchfield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Litchfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Litchfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Litchfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,924

Average Earnings

$45,167

Average Male

$31,159

Average Female

Litchfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Litchfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Litchfield Language

98.8% of Litchfield residents speak only English, while 1.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.73% of the population.

Litchfield Language

Litchfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,5071,30220.01%
Hispanic19842.11%
Multiple15785.1%
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19.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.27%

Male Poverty Rate

22.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Litchfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Litchfield is Hispanic, with 42.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Litchfield is Multiple, with 5.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.53%.

Litchfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.87%
High School21.17%
Bachelors or Greater6.52%
Some College3.72%
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Litchfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60%
Male Employed15.7%
Male Unemployed14.49%
Female Employed8.27%
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Litchfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Litchfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Litchfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Litchfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Litchfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Litchfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Litchfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

368

Number of Veterans

335

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

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Litchfield Veterans by War

count

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Litchfield Veterans by Age

count

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Litchfield Veterans by Race

Litchfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Litchfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.9%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Litchfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Litchfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Litchfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.69%

Born in Litchfield

98.4%

Native Born

1.6%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

1.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.4% of Litchfield residents were born in the United States, with 79.69% having been born in Illinois. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Litchfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,433-39-0.6%
20286,472-39-0.6%
20276,511-39-0.6%
20266,550-39-0.59%
20256,589-39-0.59%
20246,628-39-0.58%
20236,667-39-0.58%
20226,706-39-0.58%
20216,745-14-0.21%
20206,759600.9%
20196,699-78-1.15%
20186,777-19-0.28%
20176,796-73-1.06%
20166,869-43-0.62%
20156,912-49-0.7%
20146,961-76-1.08%
20137,037-10-0.14%
20127,047-32-0.45%
20117,079-62-0.87%
20107,1413264.78%
20006,815-68-0.99%
19906,883-321-4.46%
19807,204140.19%
19707,190-140-1.91%
19607,3301221.69%
19507,2081602.27%
19407,0484366.59%
19306,6123976.39%
19206,2152444.09%
19105,971530.9%
19005,9181071.84%
18905,8111,48534.33%
18804,32647412.31%
18703,852
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Litchfield Population by Year