Litchfield, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 6,793 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.3%
 
Males: 3,072  (45.2%)
Females: 3,721  (54.8%)
Median resident age:

44.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62056.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,284 (it was $28,717 in 2000)
Litchfield:

$44,284
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,191 (it was $14,612 in 2000)

Litchfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,576 (it was $52,000 in 2000)
Litchfield:

$83,576
IL:

$195,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $593.

March 2019 cost of living index in Litchfield: 74.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.7%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.7% for Black residents, 4.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Litchfield, IL (2017)
    • 6,57495.0%White alone
    • 1231.8%Hispanic
    • 1151.7%Black alone
    • 180.3%Two or more races
    • 80.1%American Indian alone
    • 100.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Litchfield, Illinois as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Litchfield is 386 to 1.


Crime rates in Litchfield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(118.4)
7
(103.4)
3
(44.2)
4
(60.1)
11
(165.5)
1
(15.4)
3
(43.1)
2
(29.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.8)
2
(29.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(60.1)
0
(0.0)
19
(293.1)
12
(172.4)
1
(14.5)
1
(14.8)
1
(14.5)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
30
(443.9)
30
(443.1)
31
(456.4)
30
(450.7)
23
(346.0)
1
(15.4)
1
(14.4)
8
(116.3)
8
(118.1)
6
(87.2)
4
(58.4)
7
(103.5)
2
(29.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
64
(946.9)
51
(753.2)
26
(382.7)
33
(495.7)
30
(451.3)
33
(509.1)
40
(574.7)
27
(392.4)
39
(575.6)
33
(479.5)
19
(277.3)
36
(532.5)
26
(385.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
139
(2,057)
215
(3,175)
184
(2,709)
201
(3,019)
180
(2,708)
193
(2,977)
207
(2,974)
185
(2,689)
169
(2,494)
189
(2,746)
159
(2,320)
191
(2,825)
188
(2,786)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(207.1)
14
(206.8)
4
(58.9)
7
(105.2)
6
(90.3)
10
(154.3)
3
(43.1)
7
(101.7)
8
(118.1)
7
(101.7)
2
(29.2)
10
(147.9)
3
(44.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(59.1)
3
(44.2)
1
(15.0)
1
(15.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.7)
1
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.5)
1
(14.6)
3
(44.4)
3
(44.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)348.6372.0266.5320.1348.7270.4280.5194.0177.6173.4130.6194.6176.1

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City-data.com crime index in Litchfield, IL

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).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Illinois average:

2.67
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Ancestries: German (36.9%), American (15.1%), English (9.6%), Irish (4.5%), Italian (4.1%), French (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/06/1896

Land area: 5.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,334 people per square mile   (low).

Litchfield, Illinois map

35 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,098 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,585 (2.1%)

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 )

Latitude: 39.18 N, Longitude: 89.65 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,115 (+16.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,769 (58.0%)

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Litchfield, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Litchfield, IL in 2017
Litchfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $130,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Litchfield, IL residents
Average permit cost in Litchfield, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.0%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Litchfield, IL
Historical housing units in Litchfield, IL
Most common industries in Litchfield, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.3%)
  • Machinery (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Litchfield, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)

Average climate in Litchfield, Illinois

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Litchfield, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 43.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.41
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.393. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.393
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Litchfield-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 slightly above Illinois state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 107.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from Litchfield center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 130.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 139.2 miles away from Litchfield center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 108.7 miles away from Litchfield center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 93.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Litchfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Litchfield:

  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 1215 FRANCISCAN DR)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-LITCHFIELD (628 SOUTH ILLINOIS STREET)
  • LITCHFIELD CARE CENTER (1024 EAST TYLER)
  • LITCHFIELD HEALTHCARE CENTER (1285 EAST UNION AVENUE)
  • ST FRANCIS HSP TRANS CARE UNIT (1215 EAST UNION)
  • LITCHFIELD DIALYSIS (915 ST FRANCIS WAY)

Airports and heliports located in Litchfield:

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Amtrak station near Litchfield:

  • 15 miles: CARLINVILLE (128 ALTON ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

College/University in Litchfield:

  • Tri-County Beauty Academy (Full-time enrollment: 19; Location: 219 N State St; Private, for-profit; Website: tcbacademy.net)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Litchfield:

  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 33 miles; Edwardsville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,933)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 33 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 38 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 39 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • McKendree University (about 41 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 48 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 48 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)

Public high school in Litchfield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Litchfield:

Private elementary/middle school in Litchfield:

  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 133, Location: 1301 N STATE ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Litchfield

Library in Litchfield:

  • LITCHFIELD CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $142,542; Location: 400 NORTH STATE STREET; 29,605 books; 1,248 audio materials; 2,073 video materials; 1 state licensed databases; 90 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Litchfield: Route Sixty-Six Industrial Park (A), Litchfield Industrial Park (B), Sky View Drive-In (C), Litchfield City Hall (D), Montgomery County Courthouse (E), Litchfield Carnegie Public Library (F), Arch Air Medical Services (G), Litchfield Fire Department Station 2 (H), Litchfield Fire Department Station 1 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Litchfield include: First Assembly of God Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Mount Zion Lutheran Church (D), Saint Aloysius Roman Catholic Church (E), Saint Marys Catholic Church (F), Saint Timothy United Methodist Church (G), Seventh Day Church of God (H), South Side Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holy Cross Cemetery (1), Elmwood Cemetery (2), Edgewood Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Lou Yaeger (A), Litchfield Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Litchfield include: Madison Park (1), Sunshine Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Litchfield (1010 East Columbian N Boulevard), Belvidere Motel (825 South Old Route 66), Baymont Inn (1405 West Hudson Drive), Countryside Inn (8105 Il Route 127 South).

Birthplace of: Gary Hannig - Politician.

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Litchfield in 2010:

  • 201 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
244 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Litchfield (2011 data):

  • The Litchfield National Bank: at 316 North State Street, Wal Mart Branch, Drive-In Facility. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $90.3 mil, Deposits: $83.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Litchfield Bancshares Company
  • The First National Bank of Litchfield: Drive-In Facility at #3 Ohren Drive, branch established on 1981/05/27; The First National Bank Of Litchfiel at 324 North State Street, branch established on 1860/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $92.6 mil, Deposits: $73.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Montgomery Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank & Trust Company: at 401 North Madison Street, branch established on 1902/09/01; Money Store Facility at Route 16 And 66, branch established on 1988/08/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $258.4 mil, Deposits: $229.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Lbt Bancshares, Inc.
  • Jacksonville Savings Bank: 501 North State Street Branch at 501 North State Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $307.2 mil, Deposits: $259.3 mil, headquarters in Jacksonville, IL, positive income, 7 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Litchfield:

Marital status in Litchfield, IL
  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

For population 25 years and over in Litchfield:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Illinois average:

12.2

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, IL (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,42441
Mainline Protestant4,11731
Catholic2,0505
Other3541
None16,159-
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: 6
Here:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Montgomery County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
This county:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Montgomery County:

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

26.9%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

13.7%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Litchfield:

55.9%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

55.4%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Litchfield:

28.4
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Litchfield:

18.3%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Litchfield:

9.8%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Litchfield:

35.3%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Litchfield:

61.6%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Litchfield:

79.4%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Litchfield, IL 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
Firefighters 18$70,093$46,7290$0
Streets and Highways 15$41,684$33,3470$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$68,807$58,9770$0
Water Supply 10$35,400$42,4800$0
Other Government Administration 6$22,693$45,3869$2,400
Sewerage 5$13,106$31,4540$0
Parks and Recreation 5$18,467$44,3210$0
Other and Unallocable 4$12,460$37,3800$0
Local Libraries 1$2,976$35,7126$4,584
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 78$285,686$43,95215$6,984

Litchfield government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,646,000 ($242.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,445,000 ($212.72)
    Sewerage: $1,179,000 ($173.56)
    Water Utilities: $1,160,000 ($170.76)
    Regular Highways: $1,137,000 ($167.38)
    General - Other: $907,000 ($133.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $810,000 ($119.24)
    Financial Administration: $722,000 ($106.29)
    General Public Buildings: $195,000 ($28.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $676,000 ($99.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $361,000 ($53.14)
    Regular Highways: $92,000 ($13.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $46,000 ($6.77)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,358,000 ($494.33)

Litchfield government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,353,000 ($199.18)
    Other: $366,000 ($53.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $299,000 ($44.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $80,000 ($11.78)
    Interest Earnings: $56,000 ($8.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,756,000 ($258.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,281,000 ($777.42)
    Highways: $165,000 ($24.29)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.29)
  • Tax - Property: $2,380,000 ($350.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $146,000 ($21.49)
    Other License: $119,000 ($17.52)

Litchfield government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,911,000 ($2489.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,705,000 ($2459.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $909,000 ($133.81)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $704,000 ($103.64)

Litchfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,186,000 ($1499.48)

4.35% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,161 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Macoupin County, IL  0.72% ($27,506 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.45% ($40,688)
from Madison County, IL  0.43% ($54,109)
Businesses in Litchfield, IL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
AutoZone1Maurices1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Curves1Payless1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Dennys1Quality1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Fashion Bug1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx1Sears1
Ford1Subway1
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hilton1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS3
Jack In The Box1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Litchfield:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSMI (1540 AM; 1 kW; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCBW (880 AM; 2 kW; HIGHLAND, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KFNS (590 AM; 1 kW; WOOD RIVER, IL; Owner: MISSOURI SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Litchfield:

  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WAOX (105.3 FM; STAUNTON, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • WOLG (95.9 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • WTSG (90.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Litchfield:

  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Litchfield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Litchfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 49Number of bridges
  • 443ft / 135mTotal length
  • $1,213,000Total costs
  • 344,150Total average daily traffic
  • 102,429Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Litchfield, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 221970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Litchfield, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Litchfield)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 118 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Litchfield, IL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 24 (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: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Litchfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Litchfield)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 44. The highest number of fires - 63 took place in 2007, and the least - 26 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Litchfield, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (38.1%), and Structure Fires (35.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Litchfield, IL
    • 28238.1%Outside Fires
    • 26035.1%Structure Fires
    • 12216.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 7610.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Litchfield, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Litchfield, Illinois:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 224 Ohren Ln, Litchfield, Illinois 62056 , Phone: (217) 324-2181, Fax: (217) 324-5231
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 1405 W Hudson Dr, Litchfield, Illinois 62056 , Phone: (217) 324-2500, Fax: (217) 324-2505
  • Hampton Inn, 11 Thunderbird Cir, Litchfield, Illinois 62056 , Phone: (217) 324-4441, Fax: (217) 324-4505
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 4 Thunderbird Cir, Litchfield, Illinois 62056 , Phone: (217) 324-4556, Fax: (217) 324-4514
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Litchfield, Illinois
Most common first names in Litchfield, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9979.2 years
John9574.7 years
William9276.3 years
James6771.9 years
George6076.9 years
Robert5670.6 years
Charles5576.1 years
Harold4275.3 years
Helen4080.9 years
Anna3984.9 years
Most common last names in Litchfield, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones3377.8 years
Smith2775.6 years
Davis2672.7 years
Wilson2669.4 years
Allen2078.9 years
Bishop2079.3 years
Johnson1873.5 years
Schmidt1781.8 years
Miller1777.1 years
Jackson1773.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Litchfield, IL
  • 78.0%Utility gas
  • 12.5%Electricity
  • 7.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Litchfield, IL
  • 67.9%Utility gas
  • 30.9%Electricity
  • 1.2%No fuel used


Litchfield compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Litchfield on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
There are 19 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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