Litchfield, Illinois Population 2022

6,539
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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.

Litchfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Litchfieldwas:

  • White: 96.57%
  • Black or African American: 1.42%
  • Two or more races: 1.39%
  • Asian: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Litchfield, Illinois is 6,539 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,626.

Litchfield, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Litchfield Population by Race

Litchfield Population Pyramid 2022

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Litchfield Median Age

48.1


Total

38.9


Male

53.3


Female

Litchfield Adults

There are 5,465 adults, (1,600 of whom are seniors) in Litchfield.

Litchfield Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Litchfield Sex Ratio

Female

3,448

52.04%

Male

3,178

47.96%

Litchfield Population by Age

Litchfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Litchfield Household Types

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Litchfield Households and Families

2.77

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

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Litchfield Households by Type

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Litchfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Litchfield Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Litchfield Educational Attainment by Race

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$34,408

Average Earnings

$38,939

Average Male

$33,378

Average Female

Litchfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Litchfield Language by Age

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Litchfield Language

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.

Litchfield Language

Litchfield Poverty by Race

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12.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.68%

Male Poverty Rate

12.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Litchfield

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%.

Litchfield Poverty

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Litchfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Litchfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Litchfield Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Litchfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

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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403

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Litchfield Veterans by War

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Litchfield Veterans by Age

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Litchfield Veterans by Race

Litchfield Veterans by Education

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6.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Litchfield Veterans by Education

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60.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

4.1%

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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80.08%

Born in Litchfield

98.35%

Native Born

1.65%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Litchfield Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Litchfield Population by Year