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Population in 2012: 6,671 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.7%
 

Males: 3,297  (49.4%)
Females: 3,374  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  39.6 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 55355.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,836 (it was $36,021 in 2000)
Litchfield:

$46,836
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,942

Litchfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $125,238 (it was $82,700 in 2000)
Litchfield:

$125,238
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $155,950; Detached houses: $163,664; Townhouses or other attached units: $156,935; In 2-unit structures: $186,360; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $176,237; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $168,611; Mobile homes: $39,588

Median gross rent in 2012: $684.

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  • White alone - 6,252 (92.7%)
  • Hispanic - 358 (5.3%)
  • Black alone - 46 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 40 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 29 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 17 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Litchfield: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (36.6%), Norwegian (16.0%), Swedish (9.2%), Irish (8.1%), English (3.6%), Polish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1120 feet

Land area: 3.75 square miles.

Population density: 1,777 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Litchfield:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Litchfield city:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

260 residents are foreign born

This city:  3.9%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,496 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,300 (1.1%)

Litchfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (34.5 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (62.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (411.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Darwin, MN (2.5 miles ), Grove City, MN (2.8 miles ), Dassel, MN (3.3 miles ), Kingston, MN (3.4 miles) , Atwater, MN (3.5 miles ), Cedar Mills, MN (3.5 miles) , Eden Valley, MN (3.7 miles ), Watkins, MN (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2002: 39 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2003: 34 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $176,100
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $195,700
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $111,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 45.12 N, Longitude: 94.53 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +997 (+14.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,993 (62.9%)

Area code: 320

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Crime rates in Litchfield by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 411610N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 60.3164.390.4149.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Robberies 00210210001
per 100,000 0.00.030.114.90.030.115.20.00.00.014.8
Assaults 36546342624
per 100,000 45.289.675.459.689.545.160.730.591.529.559.2
Burglaries 3347243728251917272124
per 100,000 497.6701.9361.8551.7417.8375.7288.1259.3412.0309.8355.1
Thefts 2012022011751311499783997487
per 100,000 3030.83016.73029.82609.21954.62238.91470.81265.81510.51091.81287.4
Auto thefts 93101511934457
per 100,000 135.744.8150.7223.6164.1135.245.561.061.073.8103.6
Arson 20103011200
per 100,000 30.20.015.10.044.80.015.215.330.50.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.4) 228.2328.5259.6301.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

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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: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Minnesota average:

1.66

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +387 (+6.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Litchfield-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Litchfield city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the city center injured 8 people.

Earthquake activity:

Litchfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from Litchfield center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 24.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Meeker County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Gale Sondergaard - (1899-1985), actress, Clarence W. Hinck - Aviator, John A. Johnson (politician) - Politician, John Carlson - College basketball player (Notre Dame Fighting Irish).


Hospitals/medical centers in Litchfield:

  • CENTRACARE KIDNEY PROGRAM - LITCHFIELD (Dialysis Facility, 520 US HIGHWAY 12 E)
  • AUGUSTANA HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 218 NORTH HOLCOMBE AVENUE)
  • MEEKER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, 612 SOUTH SIBLEY AVENUE)
  • BETHANY HOME (Nursing Home, 203 NO ARMSTRONG)
  • EMMANUEL HOME (Nursing Home, 600 SOUTH DAVIS AVENUE)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Litchfield:

  • Ridgewater College (about 27 miles; Willmar, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,670)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 33 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,057)
  • Rasmussen College-St Cloud (about 34 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,762)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 35 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,908)
  • Saint Cloud Technical College (about 36 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 56 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 57 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 2,985)

Public high schools in Litchfield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Litchfield:

Private elementary/middle school in Litchfield:

  • ST PHILIPS SCHOOL (Students: 92; Location: 225 E 3RD ST; Grades: KG - 5)
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Notable locations in Litchfield: Litchfield (A), Litchfield Golf Club (B), Lake Ripley Campground (C), Litchfield (D), Litchfield Golf Club (E), Lake Ripley Campground (F), Meeker County Courthouse (G), Litchfield City Hall (H), Meeker County Sheriff Department (I), Litchfield Public Library (J), Litchfield Police Department (K), Litchfield Fire Department (L), Meeker County Historical Society Museum (M), Meeker County Courthouse (N), Litchfield City Hall (O), Meeker County Sheriff Department (P), Litchfield Public Library (Q), Litchfield Police Department (R), Litchfield Fire Department (S), Meeker County Historical Society Museum (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Litchfield include: Immanuel Lutheran Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Litchfield United Methodist Church (C), First Lutheran Church (D), Trinity Episcopal Church (E), Church of God (F), Saint Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church (G), Church of the Nazarene (H), Litchfield Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Ripley Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lake Ripley (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Litchfield include: Anderson Gardens (1), Optimist Baseball Park (2), Memorial Park (3), Becker Park (4), Prairie Park (5), Southside Park (6), Central Park (7), Northside Park (8), G A R Hall Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: G A R Hall & Museum (308 North Marshall Avenue), Meeker County Historical Society (Museums; 308 North Marshall Avenue).

Hotels: Lake Ripley Resort Motel (1205 South Sibley Avenue), Scotwood Motel (1017 East Frontage Road), Americinn Lodge & Suites (1525 USHighway 12).

Courts: Meeker County - Court Administrator (325 North Sibley Avenue), Meeker County - Probation Court Services (325 North Sibley Avenue), Meeker County - Judge Court Reporter & Law Clerk (325 North Sibley Avenue).

 
Meeker County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

MEEKER COUNTY - WEST RIPLEY PARK (Address: 114 North Holcome Avenue , Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-08-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-08-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-08-2006), St Boil Water Order (MAY-08-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2006)
MEEKER COUNTY-FOREST CITY SHAW MEMORIAL (Address: 114 North Holcombe Avenue , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-22-2005), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-22-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2005), St Boil Water Order (JUN-22-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-20-2001), St Public Notif requested (APR-20-2001), St Boil Water Order (APR-20-2001), St Tech Assistance Visit (APR-20-2001), St Compliance Meeting conducted (APR-20-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-20-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2001)
SCHLAUDERAFF IMPLEMENT COMPANY (Address: 60240 US Highway 12 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-16-2004), St Boil Water Order (SEP-16-2004), St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2004), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-16-2004), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-16-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2004)

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

  • MEEKER COUNTY-LAKE KORONIS REGIONAL PARK (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVERSIDE STORE AND TAVERN (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TANGEN FORD MERCURY (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LITCHFIELD OVERNITE CAMPSITE (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MEEKER COUNTY - THOMPSON PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MEEKER COUNTY-DARWIN/DASSEL PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MEEKER COUNTY-SPRING LAKE PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MEEKER COUNTY-DARWIN/DASSEL SOUTH UNIT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MEEKER COUNTY - CLEAR LAKE PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MEEKER COUNTY - KINGSTON PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.7%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 31.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Litchfield, MN

People in group quarters in Litchfield in 2010:

  • 100 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 37 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 28 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Litchfield in 2000:

  • 249 people in nursing homes
  • 62 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill

Litchfield compared to Minnesota state average:

Litchfield, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Litchfield (2011 data):

  • MidCountry Bank: Litchfield Branch at 501 North Sibley Avenue, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $674.7 mil, Deposits: $534.7 mil, headquarters in Marion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Litchfield Office at 100 North Marshall, branch established on 1930/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Home State Bank: at 1435 East Highway 12, branch established on 1926/03/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $128.4 mil, Deposits: $98.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Kandiyohi Bancshares, Inc.
  • Center National Bank: at 301 North Ramsey Avenue, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $189.7 mil, Deposits: $150.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Cnb Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Litchfield, Minnesota:

  • Americinn Lodge, 1525 East Hwy 12, Litchfield, MN 55355 , Phone: (320) 693-1600
  • Lake Ripley Resort & Motel, 1205 S Sibley Ave, Litchfield, MN 55355 , Phone: (320) 593-2226, Fax: (320) 593-1226
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Litchfield, Minnesota

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 (66%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.50%
Here68.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents43.6%28.8%5.3%4.1%3.8%
Congregations25.6%12.8%5.1%5.1%7.7%
Name The Evangelical Covenant ChurchBaptist General ConferenceChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.1%2.6%1.6%1.5%5.6%
Congregations5.1%5.1%5.1%5.1%23.1%
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: 4
Meeker County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Meeker County:

7.34 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.2%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Meeker County:

29.2%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Meeker County:

18.2%
State:

13.0%

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 2$7,798$46,7880$0
Other Government Administration 4$21,018$63,0541$1,357
Police Protection - Officers 9$39,524$52,6990$0
Police - Other 1$2,991$35,8920$0
Firefighters 0$0 8$2,843
Streets and Highways 10$42,447$50,9366$7,970
Airports 0$0 1$55
Sewerage 14$53,685$46,0160$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,790$52,7404$1,191
Water Supply 4$14,772$44,3162$3,591
Electric Power 20$86,249$51,7490$0
Other and Unallocable 24$100,024$50,01233$9,899
Totals for Government 90$377,298$50,30655$26,906

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,977,000 ($746.07)
    Sewerage: $1,802,000 ($270.12)
    Water Utilities: $686,000 ($102.83)
    Police Protection: $671,000 ($100.58)
    General - Other: $499,000 ($74.80)
    Regular Highways: $495,000 ($74.20)
    Financial Administration: $278,000 ($41.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $249,000 ($37.33)
    Central Staff Services: $147,000 ($22.04)
    Fire Protection: $124,000 ($18.59)
    Libraries: $117,000 ($17.54)
    Air Transportation: $84,000 ($12.59)
    Parking Facilities: $74,000 ($11.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $73,000 ($10.94)
    Health Services - Other: $64,000 ($9.59)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $55,000 ($8.24)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($2.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($1.50)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $68,000 ($10.19)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $22,000 ($3.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $820,000 ($122.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $420,000 ($62.96)
    Electric Utilities: $259,000 ($38.82)
    Police Protection: $43,000 ($6.45)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($3.15)
    Libraries: $21,000 ($3.15)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($2.10)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($1.80)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,899,000 ($734.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $136,000 ($20.39)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $80,000 ($11.99)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,717,000 ($257.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $285,000 ($42.72)
    All Other: $13,000 ($1.95)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $34,000 ($5.10)
    From Local Government: $20,000 ($3.00)
    Interest Revenue: $-34,000 ($-5.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Electric Utilities: $36,000 ($5.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $300,000 ($44.97)
    General Revenue, NEC: $242,000 ($36.28)
    Special Assessments: $186,000 ($27.88)
    Rents: $5,000 ($0.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,813,000 ($721.48)
    Electric Utilities: $795,000 ($119.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,474,000 ($220.96)
    Highways: $63,000 ($9.44)
  • Tax - Property: $1,103,000 ($165.34)
    NEC: $79,000 ($11.84)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,963,000 ($594.06)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $13,669,000 ($2049.02)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $10,964,000 ($1643.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $23,956,000 ($3591.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,925,000 ($588.37)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $677,000 ($101.48)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($5.70)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $10,000,000 ($1499.03)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $466,000 ($69.85)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,201,000 ($180.03)

6.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

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 Stearns County, MN  1.03% ($32,187 average AGI)
from Wright County, MN  1.03% ($40,198)
from McLeod County, MN  0.76% ($45,299)


6.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,328 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

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 McLeod County, MN  0.85% ($31,933 average AGI)
to Wright County, MN  0.79% ($33,942)
to Stearns County, MN  0.75% ($33,682)

Strongest AM radio stations in Litchfield:

  • KLFD (1410 AM; 1 kW; LITCHFIELD, MN; Owner: MID MINNESOTA BROADCASTING)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KDUZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; HUTCHINSON, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KWOM (1600 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, MN; Owner: WATERTOWN RADIO, INC.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Litchfield:

  • KARP-FM (106.9 FM; DASSEL, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKLN (94.1 FM; ATWATER, MN; Owner: FLAGSHIP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KZPK (98.9 FM; PAYNESVILLE, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KMXK (94.9 FM; COLD SPRING, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KBHZ (91.9 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WHMH-FM (101.7 FM; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Litchfield:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • K14LF (Channel 14; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K54GG (Channel 54; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K17FA (Channel 17; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K39FE (Channel 39; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K52GK (Channel 52; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K30FZ (Channel 30; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K20GD (Channel 20; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K27CK (Channel 27; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: WILLMAR ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH)

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

Litchfield, Minnesota:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Minnesota average:
  • Fatal accident count: 74
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 115
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 80
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 189
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

Litchfield fatal accident list:

Aug 20, 1996 09:30 PM, 1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 20, 1991 05:03 PM, 12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 3, 1988 00:25 AM, 12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 25, 1979 11:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 1, 1978 10:40 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 14, 1975 10:53 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Litchfield


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

Most common first names in Litchfield, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7877.2 years
Mary5183.0 years
William4679.2 years
George4279.8 years
Arthur3979.6 years
Margaret3881.8 years
Anna3686.5 years
Carl3482.5 years
James3268.4 years
Esther3184.9 years
Most common last names in Litchfield, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson12680.1 years
Anderson12379.4 years
Nelson10780.0 years
Olson5879.2 years
Peterson5279.7 years
Larson3978.4 years
Carlson3378.7 years
Hanson2880.8 years
Smith2483.8 years
Erickson2180.0 years
Businesses in Litchfield, MN
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Sears1
Curves1Subway2
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
H&R Block1Walmart1
McDonald's1
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