Litchfield, Connecticut

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Population in 2017: 1,209 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.0%
 
Males: 502  (41.6%)
Females: 707  (58.4%)
Median resident age:

57.7 years
Connecticut median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 06759.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $80,096 (it was $58,333 in 2000)
Litchfield:

$80,096
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $48,844 (it was $38,789 in 2000)

Litchfield borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $349,824 (it was $199,300 in 2000)
Litchfield:

$349,824
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $316,733; detached houses: $334,904; townhouses or other attached units: $179,809; in 2-unit structures: $201,765; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $176,177; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $129,624; mobile homes: $238,990; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $123,642

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,081.

March 2019 cost of living index in Litchfield: 133.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.8%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Litchfield, CT (2010)
    • 1,18694.3%White alone
    • 342.7%Hispanic
    • 171.4%Two or more races
    • 121.0%Asian alone
    • 50.4%Black alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone

Races in Litchfield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Litchfield, Connecticut as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Litchfield is 331 to 1.


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Ancestries: Italian (23.1%), Irish (21.1%), American (15.0%), German (7.5%), English (6.4%), Greek (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1719

Elevation: 1086 feet

Land area: 1.39 square miles.

Population density: 868 people per square mile   (low).

Litchfield, Connecticut map

52 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe, 0.8% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

This borough:

4.0%
Connecticut:

14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,334 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,681 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bristol, CT (14.0 miles , pop. 60,062).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (71.5 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (71.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Bantam borough, CT (1.7 miles ),
Morris, CT (2.0 miles ),
Northwest Harwinton, CT (2.5 miles ),
Torrington, CT (2.5 miles ),
Harwinton, CT (2.5 miles ),
Goshen, CT (2.6 miles ),
Bethlehem Village, CT (2.7 miles ),
Thomaston, CT (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.75 N, Longitude: 73.19 W

Area code: 860

Distribution of median household income in Litchfield, CT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Litchfield, CT in 2017

Litchfield satellite photo by USGS

Litchfield tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $194,900
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 1999: 43 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $222,700
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $201,100
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $231,800
  • 2004: 55 buildings, average cost: $225,600
  • 2005: 49 buildings, average cost: $225,600
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $236,100
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $219,600
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $350,600
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $459,000
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $241,700
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $205,500
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $205,900
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $303,500
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $279,500
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $291,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Litchfield, CT residents
Average permit cost in Litchfield, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Most common industries in Litchfield, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Litchfield, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Top executives (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Registered nurses (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)

Average climate in Litchfield, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.0. This is about average.

City:

72.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.160
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 2.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.119. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.119
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 35.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.23. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.23
U.S.:

19.64
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.34
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Litchfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the Litchfield borough center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 29.3 miles away from the borough center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Litchfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 163.4 miles away from Litchfield center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 191.4 miles away from Litchfield center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 145.8 miles away from Litchfield center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 177.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from Litchfield center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 237.1 miles away from Litchfield center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Litchfield County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Litchfield topographic map

Main business address for: FIRST LITCHFIELD FINANCIAL CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Litchfield:

  • L A R C: BERTOLI DRIVE (8 BERTOLI DRIVE)
  • VISITING NURSE AND HOME CARE (FEDERAL SQUARE, 24 VILLAGE GREEN DR)
  • VNA NORTHWEST, INC (607 BANTOM ROAD, UNIT F)
  • ROSE HAVEN, LTD (33 NORTH ST)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Litchfield:

  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 15 miles; Waterbury, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,491)
  • University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus (about 16 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 2,250)
  • Post University (about 16 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,808)
  • Tunxis Community College (about 17 miles; Farmington, CT; FT enrollment: 2,787)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 23 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 9,989)
  • University of Hartford (about 25 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 6,398)
  • Trinity College (about 26 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,355)

Public high schools in Litchfield:

Private high schools in Litchfield:

  • THE FORMAN SCHOOL (Students: 164, Location: 12 NORFOLK RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • TOUCHSTONE SCHOOL (Students: 15, Location: 11 COUNTRY PLACE, Grades: 9-11, Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Litchfield:

  • LITCHFIELD INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 310, Location: 35 PLUMB HILL RD, Grades: 4-6)
  • CENTER SCHOOL (Location: 125 WEST STREET BOX 110, Grades: PK-3)
See full list of schools located in Litchfield

Library in Litchfield:

  • OLIVER WOLCOTT LIBRARY (Operating income: $501,974; Location: 160 SOUTH ST.; 54,752 books; 71 e-books; 5,705 audio materials; 2,536 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 94 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Litchfield: Oliver Wolcott Library (A), Noyes Memorial Building (B), Litchfield Town Hall (C), Litchfield Historical Society Museum (D), Litchfield Historical Society Building (E), Litchfield County Jail (F), Litchfield County Courthouse (G), H J Ingraham Memorial Research Library (H), Litchfield Volunteer Ambulance Association (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Litchfield: FIRST LITCHFIELD FINANCIAL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Litchfield: Litchfield United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: East Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

River: West Branch Bantam River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Litchfield include: Litchfield Green (1), Litchfield Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Litchfield Historical Society (Museums; 7 South Street), Expo Garden Tours (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 33 Fox Crossing Lane), Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Sanctuary-Barn (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 55 Duck Pond Road), Connecticut State Of (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; State Law Library), White Memorial Foundation and Conservation Center (Nature Centers; 80 Whitehall Road).

Hotels: Tollgate Hill Inn (571 Torrington Rd), The Litchfield Inn (432 Bantam Road).

Courts: Judicial Branch - Prosecutor-Community Court- Litchfield Judicial District- Chief Clerk's Of (15 West Street), Litchfield County State's Attorney (West Street), Judicial Branch - Prosecutor-Community Court- Litchfield Judicial District- Public Defe (63 West Street), Connecticut State - Judicial Branch- Superior Court Housing- Ga 18- Housing Ses (80 Doyle Road).

Birthplace of: Henry Ward Beecher - Abolitionist, Abraham Bradley, Jr. - Assistant Postmaster General, Ethan Allen - (1738-1789), patriot leader, Harriet Beecher Stowe - (1811-1896), author, Isabella Beecher Hooker - Activist, John Pierpont - Poet, Oliver Wolcott, Jr. - Federal judge, Chuck Aleksinas - Basketball player, Horatio Seymour (Vermont) - Politician, Jack Jones (baseball) - Baseball player.

Litchfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Litchfield and their reported violations in the past:

FERNWOOD REST HOME (Population served: 107, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
TOUCHSTONE N.A.F.I. (Population served: 43, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Litchfield that have no violations reported:

  • WHITE MEMORIAL CONF. CTR & MUSEUM (Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WISDOM HOUSE (Population served: 31, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITE MEMORIAL CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

60.0%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

3.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
28 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
14 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
37 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Litchfield (2011 data):

  • Litchfield Bancorp: at 294 West Street P.O. Box 997, branch established on 1850/01/01; Litchfield Messenger Serivce Branch at 294 West Street, branch established on 2005/02/07. Info updated 2008/11/26: Bank assets: $213.6 mil, Deposits: $155.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Connecticut Mutual Holding Company
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Litchfield Branch at 311 West Street, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • Union Savings Bank: First National Bank Of Litchfield Br at North Street, branch established on 1814/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/30: Bank assets: $2,496.5 mil, Deposits: $1,625.1 mil, headquarters in Danbury, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 29 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Litchfield:

Marital status in Litchfield, CT
  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 16.0%
  • Divorced: 23.0%

For population 25 years and over in Litchfield:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.7%
  • Unemployed: 0.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Connecticut average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Litchfield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Litchfield, CT (based on Litchfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,35430
Mainline Protestant20,68187
Evangelical Protestant4,48339
Other4,42016
Orthodox1752
Black Protestant1602
None109,654-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 43
Litchfield County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Litchfield County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Here:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
This county:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 208
Here:

11.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Litchfield County:

6.9%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Litchfield County:

21.1%
State:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.8%
Connecticut:

15.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Litchfield:

54.0%
Connecticut:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Litchfield:

51.6%
Connecticut:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Litchfield:

28.8
Connecticut:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Litchfield:

19.7%
Connecticut:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Litchfield:

11.8%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Litchfield:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.2%
Connecticut:

34.2%

General health condition:
Litchfield:

58.5%
Connecticut:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Litchfield:

76.9%
Connecticut:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Litchfield, CT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Litchfield government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,638,000 ($2181.97)
    Sewerage: $60,000 ($49.63)
    General Public Buildings: $52,000 ($43.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $28,000 ($23.16)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($9.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($9.10)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,761,000 ($2283.71)
    General - Other: $686,000 ($567.41)
    Police Protection: $539,000 ($445.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $401,000 ($331.68)
    Sewerage: $352,000 ($291.15)
    Water Utilities: $251,000 ($207.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $148,000 ($122.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000 ($119.93)
    Financial Administration: $117,000 ($96.77)
    Central Staff Services: $96,000 ($79.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $95,000 ($78.58)
    General Public Buildings: $86,000 ($71.13)
    Regular Highways: $73,000 ($60.38)
    Libraries: $34,000 ($28.12)
    Parking Facilities: $25,000 ($20.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($14.06)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $16,000 ($13.23)
    Health - Other: $11,000 ($9.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $76,000 ($62.86)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $100,000 ($82.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $30,000 ($24.81)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,000 ($12.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($12.41)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($4.14)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($2.48)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.83)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.83)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,369,000 ($1959.47)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($4.96)

Litchfield government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $270,000 ($223.33)
    Other: $112,000 ($92.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $57,000 ($47.15)
    Parking Facilities: $39,000 ($32.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($30.60)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $11,000 ($9.10)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,000 ($0.83)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $83,000 ($68.65)
    Education: $4,000 ($3.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($7.44)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $101,000 ($83.54)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($12.41)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($9.93)
    Rents: $7,000 ($5.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $220,000 ($181.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $2,324,000 ($1922.25)
    General Local Government Support: $666,000 ($550.87)
    Highways: $10,000 ($8.27)
  • Tax - Property: $2,203,000 ($1822.17)
    Other: $38,000 ($31.43)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $37,000 ($30.60)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.65)

Litchfield government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,434,000 ($1186.10)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,250,000 ($1033.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $184,000 ($152.19)

Litchfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,826,000 ($1510.34)

4.94% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,621 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Haven County, CT  1.18% ($53,686 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.92% ($57,673)
from Fairfield County, CT  0.83% ($91,557)


5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($478 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New Haven County, CT  0.95% ($51,717 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.90% ($56,439)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.60% ($78,338)
Businesses in Litchfield, CT
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Stop & Shop1
Dunkin Donuts1Toyota1
FedEx2True Value1
Ford1UPS1
GNC1YMCA1
Rite Aid1

Strongest AM radio stations in Litchfield:

  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNG (610 AM; 1 kW; TORRINGTON, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Litchfield:

  • WZBG (97.3 FM; LITCHFIELD, CT; Owner: LOCAL GIRLS & BOYS B/CASTING CORP.)
  • W218AV (91.5 FM; WARREN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAPJ (89.9 FM; TORRINGTON, CT; Owner: NUTMEG CONSERVATORY FOR THE ARTS, INC.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQQQ (103.3 FM; SHARON, CT; Owner: THE RIDGEFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Litchfield:

  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • Litchfield, Connecticut
  • Fatal accident count58
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents85
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:27
  • Fatalities63
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents147
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Connecticut average
  • Fatal accident count10187
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14850
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4406
  • Fatalities11013
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents24947
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents844
See more detailed statistics of Litchfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.8mTotal length
  • $5,186,000Total costs
  • 24,612Total average daily traffic
  • 1,078Total average daily truck traffic
  • 36,571Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Litchfield)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 365 E Litchfield Rd (Lat: 41.760083 Lon: -73.133167), Call Sign: WRW779, Licensee ID: L00980347,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2005, Expiration Date: 05/14/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2015, Registrant: East Litchfield Vol Fire Co Inc, 365 E Litchfield Dr, Litchfield, CT 06759, Phone: (203) 482-1929
  • St Hwy Garage Us Rt 202 (Lat: 41.738417 Lon: -73.216778), Type: Upole, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: KCG282,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0800 MHz, 47.1000 MHz, 47.3000 MHz, 47.3800 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2015, Expiration Date: 10/16/2025, Certifier: James H Bayer, Registrant: State Of Connecticut Dept. Of Transportation, 280 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, Phone: (860) 258-0376, Fax: (860) 258-0399, Email:
  • State Police Troop L Rt 202 (Lat: 41.736194 Lon: -73.218167), Call Sign: KCR305,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.740 MHz, Grant Date: 06/01/2015, Expiration Date: 07/25/2025, Registrant: State Of Connecticut - Despp, 25 Sigourney Street, Hartford, CT 06106, Phone: (860) 256-0800, Fax: (860) 256-0821
  • Lat: 41.738222 Lon: -73.204694, Call Sign: WQCB274,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.362 MHz, 451.387 MHz, 461.250 MHz, Grant Date: 01/21/2015, Expiration Date: 01/21/2025, Certifier: Kathy Johnson, Registrant: Northeastern Communications, Inc., 7 Great Hill Road, Naugatuck, CT 06770, Phone: (203) 575-9008, Fax: (203) 753-1739, Email:
  • Lat: 41.740028 Lon: -73.205472, Call Sign: WQFC685,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2800 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/2006, Expiration Date: 06/15/2016, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2016, Certifier: Margaret Perusse, Registrant: Primex Wireles, Inc, N3211 County Rd H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 248-3000, Fax: (262) 248-0061
  • Lat: 41.738222 Lon: -73.204694, Call Sign: WQFN483,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.362 MHz, Grant Date: 06/14/2016, Expiration Date: 08/23/2026, Certifier: Kathy Johnson, Registrant: New England Comm. Systems, Inc., 427 Hayden Station Road, Windsor, CT 06095, Phone: (860) 640-6600, Fax: (860) 640-6601, Email:
  • Lat: 41.742944 Lon: -73.207389, Call Sign: WQYL618,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1400 MHz, 72.2200 MHz, Grant Date: 11/01/2016, Expiration Date: 11/01/2026, Certifier: Jamie Terry, Registrant: Primex Wireless Inc, 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • TROOP L, Troop L/W D Hq 452a Bantam Rd (Lat: 41.736194 Lon: -73.218167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WPNB737,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/2011, Expiration Date: 12/03/2021, Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280, Fax: (860) 685-8345, Email:
  • LITCHFIELD, Various Locations (Lat: 41.767306 Lon: -73.199833), Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPOR359,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2008, Expiration Date: 12/10/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2019, Registrant: Aquarion Water Company, 200 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe, CT 06468, Phone: (203) 445-7384, Fax: (203) 445-7392, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Litchfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Litchfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 19. The highest number of fires - 39 took place in 2003, and the least - 7 in 2012. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Litchfield, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (64.5%), and Outside Fires (19.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Litchfield, CT
    • 21364.5%Structure Fires
    • 6519.7%Outside Fires
    • 4112.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 113.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Litchfield, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Litchfield, CT
  • 81.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.0%Electricity
  • 4.5%Wood
  • 2.1%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Litchfield, CT
  • 55.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29.8%Electricity
  • 9.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Utility gas


Litchfield compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Litchfield on our top lists:

  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in United Kingdom (population 500+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Yugoslavia (population 500+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Melanesia (population 500+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Micronesia (population 500+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Polynesia (population 500+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Born at sea (population 500+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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