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People

Total Population 6,691
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 19.1%
Employed Population 16+ 3,167
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 56.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.2%
Median Earnings25+ $32,162
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,115
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,070

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,993
% Above Poverty Level 85.3%
% Below Poverty Level 14.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.4%
Median Gross Rent $685
Median House Value $125,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.3%
US/American 0%
English 5.4%
Irish 8.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Litchfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles SW of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 62 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Meeker
Standard Zip Codes 55355
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.127
Longitude -94.527

Litchfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LITCHFIELD
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 28.5 inches
Station HUTCHINSON 1 N
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.1 inches
Station WILLMAR STATE HOSPITAL
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 28.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Atwater 1,071 $48,750
Darwin 350 $43,750
Dassel 1,447 $52,159
Eden Valley 957 $47,976
Grove City 624 $55,500
Kingston 157 $52,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Litchfield Hospitals

MEEKER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
612 SOUTH SIBLEY AVENUE
(320) 693-3242
Emergency Service: No

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Litchfield High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

LITCHFIELD SR.
901 GILMAN AVE. N.
320-693-2424
Serves 667 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

LITCHFIELD ALP
101 N. GORMAN AVE.
320-693-2424
A Non-traditional School
Serves 16 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

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