Litchfield, Minnesota Population 2024

6,576

Litchfield is a city located in Meeker County Minnesota. Litchfield has a 2024 population of 6,576. It is also the county seat of Meeker County. Litchfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.2% annually and its population has decreased by -0.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,628 in 2020.

The average household income in Litchfield is $87,121 with a poverty rate of 7.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Litchfield is 45.3 years, 43.1 years for males, and 47.7 years for females.

Litchfield Demographics

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

  • White: 94.15%
  • Other race: 3.58%
  • Two or more races: 1.2%
  • Native American: 1.02%
  • Black or African American: 0.05%
  • Asian: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,469.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.78% (-52)
The current population of Litchfield, Minnesota is 6,576 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,628.

Litchfield, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,21294.15%
Other race2363.58%
Two or more races791.2%
Native American671.02%
Black or African American30.05%
Asian10.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Litchfield Population by Race

Litchfield Population Pyramid 2024

Litchfield Median Age

45.3

Total

43.1

Male

47.7

Female

Litchfield Adults

There are 5,298 adults, (1,582 of whom are seniors) in Litchfield.

Litchfield Age Dependency

77.6

Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Litchfield Sex Ratio

Female3,24749.21%
Male3,35150.79%

Litchfield Population by Age

Litchfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8162.2671.728.3
Married1,2282.8790.29.8
Non Family1,1751.1849.950.1
Female2613.6271.628.4
Male1523.3290.19.9

2.94

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Litchfield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade551.16%
9th to 12th Grade1833.87%
High School Graduate1,68535.68%
Some College1,14724.29%
Associates Degree76516.2%
Bachelors Degree63313.4%
Graduate Degree2555.4%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,3694,194868
Hispanic25119212
Other Race10710712
2+ Races79758
Native American37370

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.87%.

Litchfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$47,300$56,040$40,000
Less Than 9th Grade$29,559$45,000$0
High School Graduate$46,926$53,214$31,389
Some College$43,224$52,875$38,625
Bachelors Degree$56,964$68,750$55,532
Graduate Degree$58,456$76,250$48,929

$47,300

Average Earnings

$56,040

Average Male

$40,000

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

95.21% of Litchfield residents speak only English, while 4.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.64% of the population.

Litchfield Language

Litchfield Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,8294547.79%
Native675176.12%
Hispanic4795110.65%
Multiple7911.27%

7.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.77%

Male Poverty Rate

9.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Litchfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Litchfield is Native, with 76.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Litchfield is Multiple, with 1.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.17%.

Litchfield Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.63%
Some College7.64%
Bachelors or Greater4.89%
Less Than 9th Grade1.85%

Litchfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed2.68%
Male Employed2.58%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Litchfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Litchfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$60,804$87,121
Families$82,436$105,357
Married Families$105,682$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,025$42,434

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Litchfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

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 35-44, 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

432

Number of Veterans

430

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam129
First Gulf War68
Second Gulf War60
Korea29
World War II23

Litchfield Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+184
55 to 64113
65 to 7475
35 to 5440
18 to 3420

Litchfield Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4108.23%
Other Race116.36%
2+ Races1113.92%

Litchfield Veterans by Race

Litchfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Litchfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

2%

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

80.12%

Born in Litchfield

98.32%

Native Born

1.68%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

0.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.32% of Litchfield residents were born in the United States, with 80.12% having been born in Minnesota. 1.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Litchfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,511-13-0.2%
20286,524-13-0.2%
20276,537-13-0.2%
20266,550-13-0.2%
20256,563-13-0.2%
20246,576-13-0.2%
20236,589-13-0.2%
20226,602150.23%
20216,587-41-0.62%
20206,628-8-0.12%
20196,636-9-0.14%
20186,645380.58%
20176,607-25-0.38%
20166,632-2-0.03%
20156,634-31-0.47%
20146,665-7-0.1%
20136,672120.18%
20126,660-26-0.39%
20116,686-44-0.65%
20106,7301682.56%
20006,5625218.62%
19906,0411372.32%
19805,90464212.2%
19705,2621843.62%
19605,07847010.2%
19504,60868817.55%
19403,9201,04036.11%
19302,880903.23%
19202,79000%
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Litchfield Population by Year