Litchfield County, Connecticut Population 2022

Litchfield County, Connecticut's estimated population is 178,047 with a growth rate of -0.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Litchfield County, Connecticut is the 6th largest county in Connecticut. The 2010 Population was 189,763 and has seen a growth of -6.17% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179038,7550.00%
180041,2142,4596.34%
181041,3751610.39%
182041,267-108-0.26%
183042,8581,5913.86%
184040,448-2,410-5.62%
185045,2534,80511.88%
186047,3182,0654.56%
187048,7271,4092.98%
188052,0443,3176.81%
189053,5421,4982.88%
190063,67210,13018.92%
191070,2606,58810.35%
192076,2626,0028.54%
193082,5566,2948.25%
194087,0414,4855.43%
195098,87211,83113.59%
1960119,85620,98421.22%
1970144,09124,23520.22%
1980156,76912,6788.80%
1990174,09217,32311.05%
2010189,76315,6719.00%
2011188,972-791-0.42%
2012187,570-1,402-0.74%
2013186,836-734-0.39%
2014185,343-1,493-0.80%
2015184,122-1,221-0.66%
2016182,793-1,329-0.72%
2017181,667-1,126-0.62%
2018181,095-572-0.31%
2019180,333-762-0.42%
2020179,571-762-0.42%
2021178,809-762-0.42%
2022178,047-762-0.43%
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Litchfield County, Connecticut Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White166,06091.67%
Black or African American3,1081.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native3000.17%
Asian3,5191.94%
Some Other Race2,6471.46%
Two or More Races5,5093.04%
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Litchfield County, Connecticut Population by Race

Litchfield County, Connecticut Population Pyramid 2022

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Litchfield County, Connecticut Median Age

47.5


Total

46.3


Male

48.6


Female

Litchfield County, Connecticut Adults

There are 148,218 adults, (38,580 of whom are seniors) in Litchfield County, Connecticut.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Litchfield County, Connecticut Sex Ratio

Female

91,578

50.56%

Male

89,565

49.44%

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
Married90.7%9.3%
All76.1%23.9%
Female64.6%35.4%
Male64.5%35.5%
Non Family59%41%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Litchfield County, Connecticut Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All74,9022.3876.1
Married38,6122.9890.7
Male3,2183.0664.5
Female6,9683.0564.6
Non Family26,1041.2259

2.92

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Litchfield County, Connecticut Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9352.18%
9th to 12th Grade5,3864.00%
High School Graduate40,10229.77%
Some College25,53118.95%
Associates Degree12,4439.24%
Bachelors Degree28,80521.39%
Graduate Degree19,49414.47%
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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
Asian2,1942,0351,158
2+ Races2,6932,3141,047
White121,603115,13443,696
Native American25523684
Hispanic6,8245,4152,046
Other Race1,6681,333493
Black2,0741,841425

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.68%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.78%.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,371$57,397$39,547
Less Than 9th Grade$28,760$41,250$22,104
High School Graduate$41,305$51,853$30,614
Some College$42,447$52,965$35,699
Bachelors Degree$56,408$70,594$45,345
Graduate Degree$74,015$91,777$64,590

$48,371

Average Earnings

$57,397

Average Male

$39,547

Average Female

Litchfield County, Connecticut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Litchfield County, Connecticut Language by Age

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Litchfield County, Connecticut Language

90.12% of Litchfield County, Connecticut residents speak only English, while 9.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.24% of the population.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Language

Litchfield County, Connecticut Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2975919.87%
Black2,95351717.51%
Hispanic11,8572,02117.04%
Asian3,49437010.59%
White156,8279,8946.31%
Other463NaN%
Multiple5,3513987.44%

7.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.11%

Male Poverty Rate

7.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Litchfield County, Connecticut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Litchfield County, Connecticut is Native, with 19.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Litchfield County, Connecticut is Multiple, with 7.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.20%.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.96%
High School8.31%
Some College7.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.33%

Litchfield County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.51%
Male Unemployed23.27%
Female Employed4.04%
Female Unemployed25.91%

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$81,590$108,576
Families$101,473$129,340
Married Families$113,850$144,285
Non Families$45,993$66,244
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Income by Household Type

Litchfield County, Connecticut Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

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 45-54.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Marital Status by Race

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Litchfield County, Connecticut Marital Status

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10,687

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,203
First Gulf War1,257
Vietnam4,458
Korea1,244
World War II510

Litchfield County, Connecticut Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34573
35 to 541,696
55 to 641,262
65 to 743,721
75+3,435

Litchfield County, Connecticut Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10,3247.52%
Black1345.51%
Native American176.18%
Asian451.74%
Other Race753.67%
2+ Races922.62%
Hispanic4155.08%

Litchfield County, Connecticut Veterans by Race

Litchfield County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

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3.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Litchfield County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

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66.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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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65.63%

Born in Litchfield County, Connecticut

92.45%

Native Born

7.55%

Foreign Born

3.17%

Non Citizen

4.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.45% of Litchfield County, Connecticut residents were born in the United States, with 65.63% having been born in Connecticut. 3.17% 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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