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Demographics

People

Total Population8,277
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens24%
Employed Population 16+4,067
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married54.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher42.1%
Median Earnings25+$48,622
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$66,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$100,227
% Above Poverty Level92.4%
% Below Poverty Level7.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home7.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone29.3%
Median Gross Rent$923
Median House Value$312,400

Ancestry

Italian21.3%
Irish20.5%
English16%
German12.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9%
French Except Basque7.3%
Polish7.1%
Canadian3.4%
Russian1.8%
Swedish1.8%
Scottish1.7%
Lithuanian1.4%
Albanian0.9%
Greek0.8%
Swiss0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Slovak0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Lebanese0.4%
Arab0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Latvian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Danishn0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Basque0.1%
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Litchfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Litchfield County
Standard Zip Codes6759
Phone Area Codes860
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.74
Approximate Longitude-73.19

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)

StationSHEPAUG DAM
Distance6.1 miles
Jan Temp12 to 34 F
Apr Temp32 to 57 F
Jul Temp57 to 80 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip50.5 inches
StationWIGWAM RESERVOIR
Distance6.3 miles
Jan Temp13 to 34 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip51 inches
StationNORFOLK 2 SW
Distance15.2 miles
Jan Temp12 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 53 F
Jul Temp58 to 78 F
Oct Temp38 to 57 F
Annual Precip53.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bantam829$87,813
Bristol60,437$76,991
Naugatuck31,625$78,137
Torrington35,227$74,132
Waterbury109,211$48,822
Winsted7,535$57,390

Litchfield Public Libraries

Oliver Wolcott Library
160 SOUTH ST.
Litchfield, Connecticut
(860) 567-8030

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Litchfield Public Schools

Center School
125 West Street Box 110
ZIP: 6759
Primary
Total Enrollment 272
Early Childhood Learning Center
98 Wamogo Road
ZIP: 6759
Primary
Total Enrollment 57
Education Connection Headstart
355 Goshen Road
ZIP: 6759
Primary
Total Enrollment 221
Education Connection Special Education
355 Goshen Road
ZIP: 6759
Other
Total Enrollment 30
Litchfield High School
14 Plumb Hill Road Box 110
ZIP: 6759
High
Total Enrollment 477
Litchfield Intermediate School
35 Plumb Hill Road Box 110
ZIP: 6759
Middle
Total Enrollment 229
Wamogo Regional High School
98 Wamogo Road
ZIP: 6759
High
Total Enrollment 567

Litchfield Private Schools

The Forman School
12 Norfolk Rd
ZIP: 6759
Secondary
Total Enrollment 164
Touchstone School
11 Country Place
ZIP: 6759
Secondary
Total Enrollment 15
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Litchfield between 1901 and 1906
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