Litchfield is a city located in Montgomery County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 6,539, it is the 294th largest city in Illinois and the 5578th largest city in the United States. Litchfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -1.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,626 in 2020. Spanning over 11 miles, Litchfield has a population density of 744 people per square mile.
The average household income in Litchfield is $60,202 with a poverty rate of 12.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $552 per month, and the median house value is $87,400. The median age in Litchfield is 44.3 years, 37.6 years for males, and 47.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Litchfieldwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 57.81%.
98.96% of Litchfield residents speak only English, while 1.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.82% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Litchfield is Black, with 42.17% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Litchfield is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.60%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Litchfield
98.35% of Litchfield residents were born in the United States, with 80.08% having been born in Illinois. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.