Litchfield, Illinois Population 2021

6,573
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Litchfield is a city located in Montgomery County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 6,573, it is the 286th largest city in Illinois and the 4092nd largest city in the United States . Litchfield is currently declining at a rate of -1.07% annually and its population has decreased by -5.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,939 in 2010. Litchfield reached it's highest population of 7,330 in 1960. Spanning over 11 miles, Litchfield has a population density of 748 people per square mile.

The average household income in Litchfield is $60,202 with a poverty rate of 18.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $571 per month, and the median house value is $75,900. 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 Litchfield was:

  • White: 96.80%
  • Two or more races: 1.67%
  • Black or African American: 0.77%
  • Asian: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Litchfield, Illinois is 6,573 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,786.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,939.

Litchfield, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,65096.80%
Two or More Races1151.67%
Black or African American530.77%
Asian280.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.35%
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Litchfield Population by Race

Litchfield Population Pyramid $2021

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Litchfield Median Age

44.3


Total

37.6


Male

47.3


Female

Litchfield Adults

There are 5,303 adults, (1,334 of whom are seniors) in Litchfield.

Litchfield Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Litchfield Sex Ratio

Female

3,658

53.25%

Male

3,212

46.75%

Litchfield Population by Age

Litchfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Litchfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.8%7.2%
All71.6%28.4%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Female52.6%47.4%
Male38.3%61.7%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Litchfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1042.1671.6
Married1,2362.8692.8
Non Family1,2111.1462.7
Female4562.752.6
Male2012.7538.3

2.75

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Litchfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade761.56%
9th to 12th Grade58312.00%
High School Graduate1,55431.98%
Some College1,15123.68%
Associates Degree4459.16%
Bachelors Degree64513.27%
Graduate Degree4068.35%
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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
White4,6574,0031,015
Hispanic7570
2+ Races494923
Asian282813
Black2727
Native American2424

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 46.94%.

Litchfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,608$41,364$34,319
Less Than 9th Grade$19,708$19,013$26,667
High School Graduate$30,833$38,051$28,398
Some College$34,479$45,092$27,407
Bachelors Degree$49,292$81,136$44,479
Graduate Degree$64,184$$64,158

$37,608

Average Earnings

$41,364

Average Male

$34,319

Average Female

Litchfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Litchfield Language by Age

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Litchfield Language

98.49% of Litchfield residents speak only English, while 1.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Litchfield Language

Litchfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,4471,18118.32%
Black422252.38%
Hispanic1092018.35%
Multiple1151613.91%

18.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.28%

Male Poverty Rate

18.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Litchfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Litchfield is Black, with 52.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Litchfield is Multiple, with 13.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.14%.

Litchfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.30%
High School16.81%
Some College7.25%
Bachelors or Greater1.44%

Litchfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed82.05%
Female Unemployed57.45%
Male Employed9.21%
Female Employed5.93%

Litchfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Litchfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,368$60,202
Families$59,707$74,104
Married Families$77,927-
Non Families$22,107$36,501
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Income by Household Type

Litchfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Litchfield Marital Status by Race

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Litchfield Marital Status

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472

Number of Veterans

427

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam240
First Gulf War77
Second Gulf War29
World War II23
Korea18

Litchfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74171
35 to 54114
55 to 64102
75+85
18 to 34

Litchfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4638.95%
2+ Races918.37%

Litchfield Veterans by Race

Litchfield Veterans by Education

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12.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Litchfield Veterans by Education

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59.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

4%

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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83.11%

Born in Litchfield

98.84%

Native Born

1.16%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

0.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.84% of Litchfield residents were born in the United States, with 83.11% having been born in Illinois. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Litchfield Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,573-71-1.07%
20206,644-71-1.06%
20196,715-71-1.05%
20186,786-22-0.32%
20176,808-75-1.09%
20166,883-41-0.59%
20156,924-52-0.75%
20146,976-76-1.08%
20137,052-9-0.13%
20127,061-33-0.47%
20117,094-63-0.88%
20107,1573420.49%
20006,815-68-0.10%
19906,883-321-0.45%
19807,204140.02%
19707,190-140-0.19%
19607,3301220.17%
19507,2081600.22%
19407,0484360.64%
19306,6123970.62%
19206,2152440.40%
19105,971530.09%
19005,9181070.18%
18905,8111,4853.00%
18804,3264741.17%
18703,8520.00%

Litchfield Population by Year