Litchfield, Michigan

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Litchfield, Michigan

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High Points

Litchfield strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Michigan):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 8% Litchfield Low Violent Crime
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Litchfield Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Litchfield Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Litchfield, Michigan

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 7 8
Age of the Population 5 7
Racial Diversity 4 3
Male Share of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 5
Portion of People Married 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
People Above Poverty 6 5
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Working at Home 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
People Living Alone 6 5
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 8
Housing Recently Built 4 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 2 2

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Litchfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles SE of Battle Creek, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 67 miles W of Toledo, Ohio
County Hillsdale
Standard Zip Codes 49252
Phone Area Codes 517
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.043
Longitude -84.757

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 10 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Distance 34.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
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Litchfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,458 100%
Male 681 46.7%
Female 777 53.3%
Under 18 384 26.3%
18+ 1,074 73.7%
65+ 260 17.8%
Median Age 36.8
Average Family Size 3.04
White 1,435 98.4%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 9 0.6%
Mixed Race 10 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 29 2%

Estimated Litchfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,429
Growth -29
Growth % -2%

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
German 28.5%
US/American 17.8%
Irish 14.5%
English 10.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
Polish 3.7%
Dutch 3.4%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Italian 2%
French Canadian 1.1%
Scottish 0.9%
Norwegian 0.8%
Swedish 0.6%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
European 0.4%
British 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Litchfield 1,458 $47,500
Allen 225 $45,417
Hanover 424 $39,167
Hillsdale 8,233 $42,649
Homer 1,851 $41,125
Jonesville 2,337 $41,813
Quincy 1,701 $38,839

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Litchfield High Schools (2004)

Serves 305 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

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