Litchfield County, Connecticut (CT)

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County population in 2012: 187,530 (59% urban, 41% rural); it was 182,193 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 42,758
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 15,697
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 53,813
Renter-occupied apartments: 18,185 (it was 17,738 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 920 sq. mi.

Water area: 24.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 205 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Litchfield County: 131.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.9%), Educational, health and social services (16.6%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Litchfield County, Connecticut:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.5%)
  • Asian alone (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.2%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Connecticut median age:  40.0 years
Males: 93,338  (46.9%)
Females: 96,589  (53.1%)
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Litchfield County,CT real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Litchfield County:

2.0 people
Connecticut:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $70,981 ($56,273 in 1999)

This county:

$70981
Connecticut:

$67098

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $746 (lower quartile is $604, upper quartile is $991)
This county:

$746
State:

$882


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $250,500 (it was $155,900 in 2000)
Litchfield:

$250,500
Connecticut:

$267,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $174,100 - $371,200
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,794
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $750

Institutionalized population: 1,566
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 718 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2001: 743 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2002: 776 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2003: 697 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2004: 799 buildings, average cost: $190,300
  • 2007: 375 buildings, average cost: $248,900
  • 2008: 249 buildings, average cost: $274,100
  • 2009: 157 buildings, average cost: $261,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,640 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,421 (1.8%)

Litchfield County household income distribution in 2009 Litchfield County home values distribution Litchfield County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.7%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.1% for Black residents, 18.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.0% for American Indian residents, 26.1% for other race residents, 14.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.7%
Litchfield County:

6.7%
Connecticut:

10.7%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.1% for Black residents, 18.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.0% for American Indian residents, 24.3% for other race residents, 19.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 45 years old
(Males: 44 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 28 years old, American Indian residents: 34 years old, Asian residents: 41 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Area name: Litchfield County, CT
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Litchfield County is $723 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $854 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1097 a month.

Cities in this county include: Torrington, Watertown, Plymouth, Winchester, Woodbury, Oakville, Thomaston, Winsted, New Milford, New Hartford.

Litchfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2005 air pollution in Litchfield County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.119 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.094 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 25 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Litchfield County: Satans Kingdom (A), Judds Bridge (B), Kellogg Corners (C), Geer Mountain Camp (D), Gaylordsville Station (E), Dean Corners (F), Kinneys Corners (G), Cornwall Hollow (H), Housatonic Boy Scout Reservation (I), Cornwall Center (J), Watertown Pumping Station (K), Washington Depot (L), Chaugham Lookout (M), The Clam Shell (N), Candlewood Trails (O), Camp Workcoeman (P), Camp Washington (Q), Camp Wahanda (R), Camp Wabigoon (S), Camp Wa-nee (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Finest Super Center Shopping Center (1), Middle Quarter Mall Shopping Center (2), Ames Plaza Shopping Center (3), Barclay Square Shopping Center (4), Kings Plaza Shopping Center (5), Lores Plaza Shopping Center (6), New Milford Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (7), Foothills Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (8), Kent Green Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Litchfield County include: Trinity Church Lime Rock (A), Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church (B), Friendship Baptist Church (C), Washington Hill Church (D), New Milford Church (E), Bakerville Methodist Church (F), B'Nai Israel (G), Bridgewater Congregational Church (H), Colebrook Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Leavonworth Cemetery (1), Old Middle Street Cemetery (2), Peet Cemetery (3), Bolland District Cemetery (4), Pine Grove Cemetery (5), Quaker Cemetery (6), Carmel Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Straits Pond (A), Strastrom Pond (B), Taylor Pond (C), The Cranberry Bog (D), Chapel Pond (E), Tomlinson Pond (F), Twin Lakes (G), Clark Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Brook (A), Loon Brook (B), Macedonia Brook (C), Marandus Brook (D), Marshepaug River (E), Mauwee Brook (F), Merryall Brook (G), Yuza Mini Brook (H), Millard Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Litchfield County include: Above All State Park (1), Sharon Valley Historic District (2), Black Rock State Park (3), Campbell Falls State Park (4), Dennis Hill State Park (5), Haystack Mountain State Park (6), Hodge Park (7), Housatonic Meadows State Park (8), Humaston Brook State Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Morris Town Beach (A), Mudge Pond Town Beach (B), Litchfield Town Beach (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Fairfield County , Hartford County , Berkshire County, Massachusetts , New Haven County , Hampden County, Massachusetts , Dutchess County, New York .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Connecticut:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 7,392
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 9,898 (60% naturalized citizens)

Litchfield County:

5.4%
Whole state:

10.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,453
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,122
  • 1985 to 1989: 936
  • 1980 to 1984: 789
  • 1975 to 1979: 659
  • 1970 to 1974: 895
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,027
  • 1965 to 1969: 3,017

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.8%

Litchfield County marital status for males Litchfield County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Litchfield County with a mortgage: 31,980 (2,747 second mortgage, 4,628 home equity loan, 122 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 12,159

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Litchfield County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,35430
Mainline Protestant20,68187
Evangelical Protestant4,48339
Other4,42016
Orthodox1752
Black Protestant1602
None109,654-
Litchfield County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 43
Litchfield County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Litchfield County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 208
This county:

11.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Litchfield County:

6.9%
Connecticut:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Litchfield County:

21.1%
State:

21.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.8%
State:

15.8%

Agriculture in Litchfield County:

Average size of farms: 119 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $38,141
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $476.85
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 34.83%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 47.67%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $35,124
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.29%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.02%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $52,327
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.95%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.39
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 42.70%
Corn for grain: 1614 harvested acres
Vegetables: 770 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 380 acres

Tornado activity:

Litchfield County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Connecticut state average. It is 3225785.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 84 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/10/1989, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Litchfield County-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 88% 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 162.5 miles away from Litchfield County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 190.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 146.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 177.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from Litchfield County center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 238.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Litchfield County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Italy (13%)
  • United Kingdom (10%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Poland (4%)
  • India (3%)
  • Korea (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Litchfield County (%):

  • Italian (21%)
  • Irish (15%)
  • English (11%)
  • German (9%)
  • French (except Basque) (6%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • United States or American (5%)

Litchfield County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 78,414 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 8,057 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 467 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 4 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 189 (0%)
  • Railroad: 257 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 53 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 51 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 148 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,271 (2%)
  • Other means: 330 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 3,691 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Litchfield County, Connecticut in 2000:

  • 1,624 people in nursing homes
  • 136 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 136 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 129 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 102 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 100 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 75 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 72 people in religious group quarters
  • 57 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 20 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 19 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

People in group quarters in Litchfield County, Connecticut in 2010:

  • 1,445 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 476 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 335 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 154 people in college/university student housing
  • 117 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 107 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 49 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 35 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 31 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 28 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 18 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 9 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $70,625.

4.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
Connecticut average:

4.33%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($267 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

2.60% relocated from other counties in Connecticut ($31,914 average AGI)
1.66% relocated from other states ($23,502 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

1.66%
Connecticut average:

2.40%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Haven County, CT  0.98% ($49,485 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.82% ($46,982)
from Fairfield County, CT  0.66% ($64,663)
from New York County, NY  0.10% ($192,829)
from Dutchess County, NY  0.08% ($34,016)
from Westchester County, NY  0.07% ($78,423)
from Tolland County, CT  0.05% ($47,135)


4.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,634 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Connecticut average:

4.84%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($329 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

2.45% relocated to other counties in Connecticut ($24,245 average AGI)
2.38% relocated to other states ($26,060 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

2.38%
Connecticut average:

2.87%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New Haven County, CT  0.88% ($43,857 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.85% ($48,773)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.56% ($56,958)
to New York County, NY  0.10% ($78,938)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.07% ($42,182)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.07% ($29,880)
to Berkshire County, MA  0.06% ($32,936)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 8.3

Births per 1000 population in Litchfield County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Litchfield County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Litchfield County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 29,494 (25,936 aged, 3,558 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 100.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 39.9
  • Suffocation - 37.6
  • Other - 23.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 187,123

Size of family households: 23,240 2-persons, 11,942 3-persons, 10,398 4-persons, 4,086 5-persons, 1,261 6-persons, 603 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 20,403 1-person, 4,166 2-persons, 367 3-persons, 111 4-persons, 47 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

34,479 married couples with children.
7,472 single-parent households (1,895 men, 5,577 women).

91.8% of residents of Litchfield County speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
5.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (35% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 29% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $864,931,000 ($4570 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $42,848,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $433,486,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $229,296,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,108,000
Federal grants: $127,325,000
Federal procurement contracts: $43,583,000 ($33,407,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $30,133,000 ($553,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,236,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $88,639,000
Federal Government insurance: $156,146,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 10,035
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 8,621
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,053
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+22 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +5,605
Here +29 per 1000 residents
State -10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Litchfield County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 79.65 millions of gallons per day (14% from ground, 86% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 220
  • 2000 to 2004: 6,129
  • 1990 to 1999: 8,024
  • 1980 to 1989: 13,673
  • 1970 to 1979: 12,143
  • 1960 to 1969: 9,048
  • 1950 to 1959: 10,913
  • 1940 to 1949: 5,852
  • 1939 or earlier: 21,260
Rooms in houses/apartments in Litchfield County, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 48
  • 2 rooms: 205
  • 3 rooms: 751
  • 4 rooms: 4,170
  • 5 rooms: 10,024
  • 6 rooms: 12,968
  • 7 rooms: 10,822
  • 8 rooms: 7,560
  • 9+ rooms: 7,265
  • 1 room: 630
  • 2 rooms: 1,381
  • 3 rooms: 3,635
  • 4 rooms: 4,474
  • 5 rooms: 4,005
  • 6 rooms: 2,042
  • 7 rooms: 776
  • 8 rooms: 392
  • 9+ rooms: 403
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Litchfield County, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 61
  • 1 bedroom: 1,679
  • 2 bedrooms: 11,268
  • 3 bedrooms: 27,451
  • 4 bedrooms: 10,739
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,615
  • no bedroom: 793
  • 1 bedroom: 5,503
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,107
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,227
  • 4 bedrooms: 845
  • 5+ bedrooms: 263
Cars and other vehicles available in Litchfield County, Connecticut in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,328
  • 1 vehicle: 12,871
  • 2 vehicles: 26,289
  • 3 vehicles: 9,870
  • 4 vehicles: 2,433
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,022
  • no vehicle: 2,519
  • 1 vehicle: 8,423
  • 2 vehicles: 5,534
  • 3 vehicles: 982
  • 4 vehicles: 202
  • 5+ vehicles: 78

64% of Litchfield County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Connecticut.

Litchfield County:

64.4%
State average:

60.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $112,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Litchfield County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (71.8%)
  • Electricity (12.2%)
  • Utility gas (9.3%)
  • Wood (3.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (43.6%)
  • Electricity (29.2%)
  • Utility gas (21.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.2%)
  • Wood (1.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,930
Here:

8.9%
Connecticut:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,226
Here:

11.8%
Connecticut:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,480
Here:

25.7%
Connecticut:

33.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Litchfield County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Litchfield County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 27 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED229$135,7772,115$209,6049,031$171,789311$44,8304$255,000473$254,628
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$120,000257$221,7511,176$163,24990$49,9001$147,00060$311,067
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$133,421287$181,6692,493$160,451188$40,5741$281,000109$161,073
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$168,286246$203,8011,316$175,82463$38,1110$050$215,120
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$129,66747$209,128250$185,27210$64,8000$019$224,947
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 27 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED526$190,447322$180,59322$144,091
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED72$177,569105$200,4004$157,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$261,4297$227,0003$354,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN26$202,84621$179,6675$149,200
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$152,5000$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Litchfield County, CT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,68976.0 years
Mary1,63381.2 years
Joseph1,10576.4 years
William1,09174.6 years
Helen81781.3 years
Robert77971.0 years
George71776.1 years
Anna70183.6 years
Margaret65481.0 years
Edward63975.0 years
Most common last names in Litchfield County, CT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith33878.8 years
Johnson24677.2 years
Anderson19178.8 years
Miller14778.7 years
Brown14779.3 years
Williams13776.0 years
Clark12879.0 years
Murphy11378.1 years
White11278.6 years
Wilson9574.0 years
Businesses in Litchfield County, CT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets14
AT&T3Maurices1
Ace Hardware2Mazda1
Advance Auto Parts4McDonald's8
Applebee's1New Balance2
Arby's1Nike2
Audi1Nissan1
AutoZone1Panera Bread1
BMW1Payless1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Penske2
Blockbuster2PetSmart1
Burger King2Pizza Hut2
CVS7Quality1
Chevrolet3Quiznos1
Curves5RadioShack4
Dairy Queen2Rite Aid10
Days Inn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Decora Cabinetry2Sears2
DressBarn1Sprint Nextel2
Dressbarn1Staples3
Dunkin Donuts22Starbucks3
Famous Footwear1Stop & Shop7
FedEx26Subaru2
Ford4Subway18
GNC6T-Mobile4
GameStop2T.J.Maxx2
Goodwill2Taco Bell2
H&R Block6Target1
Hilton1The Room Place1
Home Depot3Toyota3
Honda2True Value10
Hyundai2U-Haul7
JCPenney1UPS27
KFC1Volkswagen2
Kincaid1Walgreens2
Kmart2Walmart2
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1World Gym1
Lowe's1YMCA8
Marshalls1

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