For population 25 years and over in Litchfield:
For population 15 years and over in Litchfield town:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (9.3 miles , pop. 60,651).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (125.3 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (169.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Clayville, NY (2.3 miles ), Frankfort, NY (2.4 miles ), Winfield, NY (2.4 miles ), Ilion, NY (2.4 miles ), Columbia, NY (2.5 miles ), Paris, NY (2.5 miles ), West Winfield, NY (2.6 miles ), German Flatts, NY (2.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.98 N, Longitude: 75.15 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 315
Work and jobs in Litchfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Litchfield, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Litchfield-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.8 miles away from the Litchfield town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Litchfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 78.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.8 miles away from Litchfield center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from Litchfield center
On 3/2/1995 at 05:33:51, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 2.6 mi) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Herkimer County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Philo Remington - Manufacturing businesspeople.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Litchfield compared to New York state average:
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Religion statistics for Litchfield town (based on Herkimer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.46%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,228 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:
5.67% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,128 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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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Litchfield)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1