For population 25 years and over in Litchfield:
For population 15 years and over in Litchfield city:
58 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,490 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (42.0 miles , pop. 111,454).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (49.5 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (211.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Butler, IL (2.6 miles) , Lake Ka-Ho, IL (2.7 miles ), Walshville, IL (2.8 miles) , Mount Olive, IL (2.9 miles ), Eagarville, IL (2.9 miles) , East Gillespie, IL (3.0 miles ), Hillsboro, IL (3.0 miles ), Taylor Springs, IL (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.18 N, Longitude: 89.65 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,484 (+20.9%)
Area code: 217
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Litchfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -283 (-4.0%).
Work and jobs in Litchfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Litchfield, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Litchfield-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 173% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the Litchfield city center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/1/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 4 people.
Earthquake activity:Litchfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.2 miles away from Litchfield center
On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/1991 at 09:20:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1990 at 08:20:04, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.8 miles away from Litchfield center
On 1/29/1993 at 13:56:23, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Gary Hannig - Politician.
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Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.3%
(21.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
244 people in nursing homes in 2000
People in group quarters in Litchfield in 2010:
5 people in religious group quarters in 2000
Litchfield compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in Litchfield (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Litchfield city (based on Montgomery County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.62%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
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4.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,369 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,713 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Litchfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 559
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 595
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Litchfield)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Litchfield, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Litchfield)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Litchfield)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2014.