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Demographics

People

Total Population6,667
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens20.1%
Employed Population 16+3,180
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married54.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.3%
Median Earnings25+$35,380
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,272

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,735
% Above Poverty Level86.1%
% Below Poverty Level13.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone30.5%
Median Gross Rent$717
Median House Value$122,400

Ancestry

German41.7%
Norwegian21.8%
Swedish13.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.8%
Irish9.4%
English4.6%
French Except Basque2.6%
Polish2.2%
Danishn2.2%
Finnish1.6%
Dutch1.3%
Russian0.8%
Czech0.7%
Scottish0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Greek0.4%
Italian0.3%
Luxemburger0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Belgian0.1%
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Litchfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Meeker County
Standard Zip Codes55355
Phone Area Codes320
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude45.11
Approximate Longitude-94.52

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)

StationLITCHFIELD
Distance0.5 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 19 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip28.5 inches
StationHUTCHINSON 1 N
Distance15.6 miles
Jan Temp-0 to 20 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip27.1 inches
StationWILLMAR STATE HOSPITAL
Distance23.9 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 19 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip28.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Atwater1,083$56,500
Darwin342$56,250
Dassel1,490$52,443
Eden Valley981$43,958
Grove City615$49,375
Kingston170$57,500

Litchfield Hospitals

Meeker Mem Hosp
(Government - Local)
612 South Sibley Avenue
(320) 693-3240

Litchfield Public Schools

Lake Ripley Elementary
100 W Pleasure Dr
ZIP: 55355
(320) 693-2436
Primary
Total Enrollment 523
Litchfield Area Learning Program
901 N Gilman Ave
ZIP: 55355
(320) 693-2424
High
Total Enrollment 13
Litchfield Middle
340 E 10th St
ZIP: 55355
(320) 693-2441
Middle
Total Enrollment 384
Litchfield Senior High
901 N Gilman Ave
ZIP: 55355
(320) 693-2424
High
Total Enrollment 517
Wagner Elementary
307 E 6th St
ZIP: 55355
(320) 693-2824
Middle
Total Enrollment 229

Litchfield Private Schools

St Philips School
225 E 3rd St
ZIP: 55355
Elementary
Total Enrollment 87
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