Litchfield, Maine

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Litchfield, Maine

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Comparative Profile of Litchfield, Maine

Comparing Litchfield to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maine (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 7
Age of the Population 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 5
Racial Diversity 4 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 6
Female Share of the Population 3 4
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
People Above Poverty 7 8
Median Family Income 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 7
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 7
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4
Affordability of Rents 2 3
People Living Alone 2 2

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Litchfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 136 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Kennebec
Standard Zip Codes 04350
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.15
Longitude -69.95

Litchfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
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Litchfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,110 100%
Male 1,549 49.8%
Female 1,561 50.2%
Under 18 818 26.3%
18+ 2,292 73.7%
65+ 314 10.1%
Median Age 38.5
Average Family Size 2.93
White 3,059 98.4%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 13 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.3%
Other 5 0.2%
Mixed Race 23 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 25 0.8%

Estimated Litchfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,390
Growth 280
Growth % 9%

Litchfield Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 20.3%
French (except Basque) 19.4%
US/American 14.4%
French Canadian 11.2%
Irish 8.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.6%
Scottish 5.2%
German 4.3%
Italian 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Polish 1.3%
Swedish 0.8%
Norwegian 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Russian 0.7%
Danish 0.6%
Slavic 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Slovak 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Litchfield 3,110 $42,220
Bowdoinham 2,612 $52,372
Greene 4,076 $52,857
Monmouth 3,785 $47,616
Richmond 3,298 $48,125
Sabattus 4,486 $45,984
Wales 1,322 $47,880
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