Litchfield County, Connecticut Population 2021

Litchfield County, Connecticut's estimated population is 178,809 with a growth rate of -0.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Litchfield County, Connecticut is the 6th largest county inConnecticut. The 2010 Population was 189,763 and has seen a growth of -5.77% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021178,809-762-0.42%
2020179,571-762-0.42%
2019180,333-762-0.42%
2018181,095-572-0.31%
2017181,667-1,126-0.62%
2016182,793-1,329-0.72%
2015184,122-1,221-0.66%
2014185,343-1,493-0.80%
2013186,836-734-0.39%
2012187,570-1,402-0.74%
2011188,972-791-0.42%
2010189,76315,6719.00%
1990174,09217,32311.05%
1980156,76912,6788.80%
1970144,09124,23520.22%
1960119,85620,98421.22%
195098,87211,83113.59%
194087,0414,4855.43%
193082,5566,2948.25%
192076,2626,0028.54%
191070,2606,58810.35%
190063,67210,13018.92%
189053,5421,4982.88%
188052,0443,3176.81%
187048,7271,4092.98%
186047,3182,0654.56%
185045,2534,80511.88%
184040,448-2,410-5.62%
183042,8581,5913.86%
182041,267-108-0.26%
181041,3751610.39%
180041,2142,4596.34%
179038,7550.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.42% (-762)
Founded
1751
2010 Population
189,763
Growth Since 2010
-5.77% (-10,954)
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Litchfield County, Connecticut Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White168,84192.77%
Two or More Races3,9592.18%
Asian3,4381.89%
Black or African American3,1651.74%
Some Other Race2,0921.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native4980.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.00%
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Litchfield County, Connecticut Population by Race

Litchfield County, Connecticut Population Pyramid $2021

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Litchfield County, Connecticut Median Age

47.3


Total

46.1


Male

48.4


Female

Litchfield County, Connecticut Adults

There are 148,312 adults, (37,457 of whom are seniors) in Litchfield County, Connecticut.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Litchfield County, Connecticut Sex Ratio

Female

91,893

50.49%

Male

90,109

49.51%

Litchfield County, Connecticut Population by Age

Litchfield County, Connecticut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Litchfield County, Connecticut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female59.2%40.8%
Non Family61.1%38.9%
Male65.7%34.3%
All76.5%23.5%
Married90.5%9.5%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Litchfield County, Connecticut Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All74,1432.4176.5
Married38,7263.0190.5
Non Family25,6721.2361.1
Female6,3123.1359.2
Male3,4333.2365.7

2.96

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Litchfield County, Connecticut Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,3512.49%
9th to 12th Grade6,1314.55%
High School Graduate40,21429.87%
Some College24,67318.33%
Associates Degree12,5929.35%
Bachelors Degree27,63120.53%
Graduate Degree20,02714.88%
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Litchfield County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Litchfield County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White122,337114,82743,621
Hispanic6,4475,0111,742
Asian2,1672,0061,024
Black2,0601,711497
2+ Races1,7981,618627
Other Race1,3211,072334
Native American30325397
Islander999

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,891$57,281$40,118
Less Than 9th Grade$27,736$40,116$22,664
High School Graduate$41,987$50,164$31,446
Some College$43,903$54,231$36,096
Bachelors Degree$57,246$71,565$46,351
Graduate Degree$74,145$92,157$63,355

$48,891

Average Earnings

$57,281

Average Male

$40,118

Average Female

Litchfield County, Connecticut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Litchfield County, Connecticut Language by Age

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Litchfield County, Connecticut Language

89.68% of Litchfield County, Connecticut residents speak only English, while 10.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.68% of the population.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Language

Litchfield County, Connecticut Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White159,2479,0005.65%
Hispanic11,2352,07618.48%
Black3,03858519.26%
Multiple3,83851913.52%
Asian3,35043412.96%
Other2,05832815.94%
Native4965410.89%

6.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.70%

Male Poverty Rate

7.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Litchfield County, Connecticut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Litchfield County, Connecticut is Black, with 19.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Litchfield County, Connecticut is White, with 5.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.44%.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.92%
High School7.07%
Some College6.52%
Bachelors or Greater3.30%

Litchfield County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.07%
Male Unemployed18.07%
Female Employed3.62%
Male Employed3.21%

Litchfield County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Litchfield County, Connecticut Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,906$107,239
Families$101,374$128,703
Married Families$113,783$143,786
Non Families$44,733$62,900
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Income by Household Type

Litchfield County, Connecticut Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Litchfield County, Connecticut Married by Age and Sex

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Litchfield County, Connecticut 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 55-64.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Marital Status by Race

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Litchfield County, Connecticut Marital Status

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11,384

Number of Veterans

10,577

Male Veterans

807

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,543
First Gulf War1,408
Korea1,338
Second Gulf War1,236
World War II760

Litchfield County, Connecticut Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+3,702
65 to 743,615
35 to 542,051
55 to 641,479
18 to 34537

Litchfield County, Connecticut Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10,9627.89%
Hispanic4996.45%
Black1686.62%
2+ Races1155.22%
Asian481.88%
Other Race472.91%
Native American4413.25%

Litchfield County, Connecticut Veterans by Race

Litchfield County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

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3.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Litchfield County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Litchfield County, Connecticut Employment by Age

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Litchfield County, Connecticut Employment by Race

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Litchfield County, Connecticut 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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64.79%

Born in Litchfield County, Connecticut

92.04%

Native Born

7.96%

Foreign Born

3.38%

Non Citizen

4.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.04% of Litchfield County, Connecticut residents were born in the United States, with 64.79% having been born in Connecticut. 3.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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