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Population in 2012: 6,814 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.0%
 

Males: 2,850  (41.8%)
Females: 3,964  (58.2%)

Median resident age:  41.0 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62056.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,111 (it was $28,717 in 2000)
Litchfield:

$33,111
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,157

Litchfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $70,189 (it was $52,000 in 2000)
Litchfield:

$70,189
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $84,545; Detached houses: $89,700; Townhouses or other attached units: $124,849; In 2-unit structures: $86,909; Mobile homes: $40,992

Median gross rent in 2012: $616.

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  • White alone - 6,665 (96.1%)
  • Hispanic - 103 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 65 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 42 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 37 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 10 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Litchfield: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (33.1%), United States (10.2%), English (10.1%), Irish (9.7%), Polish (4.0%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/06/1896

Land area: 5.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,338 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Litchfield:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Litchfield city:

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

58 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.8%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Litchfield, Illinois as of December 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Litchfield to the number of sex offenders is 619 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,490 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,279 (1.6%)

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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:

  • 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
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 39.18 N, Longitude: 89.65 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,484 (+20.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,904 (62.6%)

Area code: 217

Litchfield household income distribution Litchfield home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Litchfield by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100000000010
per 100,000 0.014.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.014.40.0
Rapes 334410873411132
per 100,000 44.044.058.759.1149.5118.4103.444.260.1165.515.443.129.1
Robberies 200010104019121
per 100,000 29.30.00.00.014.90.014.80.060.10.0293.1172.414.5
Assaults 1523232383030313023118
per 100,000 220.1337.5337.5339.8119.6443.9443.1456.4450.7346.015.414.4116.3
Burglaries 64726262516451263330334027
per 100,000 939.11056.5909.8915.9762.3946.9753.2382.7495.7451.3509.1574.7392.4
Thefts 193205270270232139215184201180193207185
per 100,000 2832.03008.13961.83988.83467.92056.53175.32708.73019.42708.02977.52974.12689.0
Auto thefts 142516161814144761037
per 100,000 205.4366.8234.8236.4269.1207.1206.858.9105.290.3154.343.1101.7
Arson 2222104311021
per 100,000 29.329.329.329.514.90.059.144.215.015.00.028.714.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 265.9333.6333.3335.6339.1326.9348.9249.9300.2327.1253.6263.0182.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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:

2.76

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Litchfield, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.2%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -283 (-4.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

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).
Litchfield topographic map

Birthplace of: Gary Hannig - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Litchfield:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Litchfield, IL

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: 7; Location: 219 N State St; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Litchfield:

  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (about 30 miles; Edwardsville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,723)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 34 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 2,939)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 38 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,264)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 39 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley (about 45 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,909)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 48 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 7,000)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 48 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,638)

Public high school in Litchfield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Litchfield:

Private elementary/middle school in Litchfield:

  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 81; Location: 1301 N STATE; Grades: PK - 8)
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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)

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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).

 
Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Pb  SO2 Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.1. This is better than average.
City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0
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.
City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0222
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.
City:

1.09
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.4
U.S.:

28.3
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.
City:

14.5
U.S.:

22.1


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)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Litchfield, IL

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

Litchfield compared to Illinois state average:

Litchfield, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Litchfield, Illinois:

  • Super 8 Motel Litchfield, 110 Ohren Ln I-55 And Rt 16, Litchfield, IL 62056 , Phone: (217) 324-7788
  • 66 Motel Court, 703 N Old Rt 66, Litchfield, IL 62056 , Phone: (217) 324-2179
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 224 Ohren Ln, Litchfield, IL 62056 , Phone: (217) 324-2181, Fax: (217) 324-5231
  • Comfort Inn-litchfield, 1010 E Columbian Blvd N, Litchfield, IL 62056 , Phone: (217) 324-9260
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1405 W Hudson Dr, Litchfield, IL 62056 , Phone: (217) 324-4556, Fax: (217) 324-4514
  • Hampton Inn, 11 Thunderbird Cir, Litchfield, IL 62056 , Phone: (217) 324-4441, Fax: (217) 324-4505
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Litchfield, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Litchfield travel time to work - commute


Litchfield mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

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Religion statistics for Litchfield city (based on Montgomery County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.62%
Here52.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents24.0%20.7%12.9%9.6%8.3%
Congregations21.1%10.5%6.6%11.8%11.8%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents5.0%4.4%4.2%3.3%7.6%
Congregations6.6%9.2%6.6%2.6%13.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Montgomery County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

26.9%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$12,038$36,1140$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$5,203
Police Protection - Officers 15$59,377$47,5020$0
Police - Other 7$19,167$32,8580$0
Firefighters 7$29,347$50,3090$0
Streets and Highways 11$30,916$33,7270$0
Health 5$19,255$46,2122$334
Solid Waste Management 3$7,041$28,1640$0
Parks and Recreation 5$13,773$33,0550$0
Water Supply 11$28,494$31,0840$0
Local Libraries 1$2,502$30,0245$2,721
Other and Unallocable 3$9,250$37,0002$2,411
Totals for Government 72$231,160$38,52718$10,669

Litchfield government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Fire Protection: $339,000 ($49.75)
    Regular Highways: $172,000 ($25.24)
    Police Protection: $81,000 ($11.89)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($2.35)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($1.61)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,336,000 ($196.07)
    Police Protection: $1,023,000 ($150.13)
    General - Other: $773,000 ($113.44)
    Sewerage: $618,000 ($90.70)
    Water Utilities: $576,000 ($84.53)
    Financial Administration: $512,000 ($75.14)
    Fire Protection: $359,000 ($52.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $273,000 ($40.06)
    Libraries: $129,000 ($18.93)
    General Public Buildings: $94,000 ($13.80)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $3,277,000 ($480.92)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $681,000 ($99.94)
    Benefit Payments: $248,000 ($36.40)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $49,000 ($7.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $268,000 ($39.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $3,728,000 ($547.11)
    Regular Highways: $346,000 ($50.78)
    Financial Administration: $152,000 ($22.31)
    Libraries: $98,000 ($14.38)
    Water Utilities: $92,000 ($13.50)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,202,000 ($323.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $65,000 ($9.54)

Litchfield government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $988,000 ($145.00)
    All Other: $226,000 ($33.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $222,000 ($32.58)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $169,000 ($24.80)
    Local Employee Contribution: $56,000 ($8.22)
    Interest Revenue: $55,000 ($8.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $502,000 ($73.67)
    General Revenue, NEC: $336,000 ($49.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,016,000 ($149.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,611,000 ($383.18)
    Highways: $441,000 ($64.72)
    All Other: $8,000 ($1.17)
  • Tax - Property: $713,000 ($104.64)
    NEC: $79,000 ($11.59)

Litchfield government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,080,000 ($158.50)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,462,000 ($654.83)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,496,000 ($513.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,762,000 ($1139.13)
    Water Utilities: $965,000 ($141.62)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $196,000 ($28.76)
    Water Utilities: $115,000 ($16.88)

Litchfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,159,000 ($170.09)
    Total Federal Securities: $682,000 ($100.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,591,000 ($1554.30)

4.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Illinois average:

5.66%

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:
from Macoupin County, IL  1.25% ($26,734 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.56% ($29,175)
from Christian County, IL  0.32% ($27,111)


5.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Illinois average:

5.99%

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:
to Macoupin County, IL  0.93% ($22,077 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.74% ($31,855)
to Madison County, IL  0.37% ($32,439)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Litchfield, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

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:

  • Fire: 42
  • Hazardous Condition: 24
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Litchfield


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Litchfield, IL

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
Businesses in Litchfield, IL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Burger King1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Dennys1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
Fashion Bug1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Jack In The Box1UPS3
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets4
Browse common businesses in Litchfield, IL


Litchfield on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Repair and maintenance (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Kenneth W. Nimmons (4)
  • Thomas I. Burenga (3)
  • Bethanie Lynn Skinner (2)
  • Bill B. Cunagin (1)
  • William D. Short (1)

Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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