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Population (year 2000): 8,316. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,684 (+4.4% change)
Males: 3,997 (48.1%), Females: 4,319 (51.9%)

Litchfield County

Median resident age: 42.6 years
Median household income: $58,418 (year 2000)
Median house value: $179,900 (year 2000)

Litchfield, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Litchfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (20.4%), English (17.7%), Italian (17.4%), German (14.0%), Polish (9.6%), French (7.9%).Connecticut

Elevation: 1086 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Litchfield,

For population 25 years and over in Litchfield

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Litchfield town

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

4.0% Foreign born (2.3% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.5% North America).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CT Waterbury, (16.9 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bay, NY (65.2 miles Oyster pop. 293,925).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (87.7 miles )

Nearest cities: CT Litchfield, (0.0 miles CT (3.8 miles Bantam, CT (4.4 miles Morris, CT (6.3 miles Goshen, CT Torrington, (6.9 miles CT (7.5 miles Bethlehem, Village, CT (7.6 miles Bethlehem


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $194,900
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 1999: 43 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $222,700
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $201,100
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $231,800
  • 2004: 55 buildings, average cost: $225,600

Latitude: 41.75 N, Longitude: 73.19 W

Area code: 860

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.9%), Manufacturing (14.4%), Retail trade (11.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.1%).

Average climate in Litchfield, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Litchfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1995, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the Litchfield city center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 tornado 32.3 miles away from the city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Ethan Allen - (1738-1789), patriot leader, Harriet Beecher Stowe - (1811-1896), author.

Main business address for: FIRST LITCHFIELD FINANCIAL CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Litchfield:
  • CHARLOTTE HUNGERFORD HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; TORRINGTON, CT)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; WATERBURY, CT)
  • BRISTOL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; BRISTOL, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Litchfield, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Litchfield:
  • DANBURY MUNI (about 33 miles; DANBURY, CT; ID: DXR)
  • HARTFORD-BRAINARD (about 38 miles; HARTFORD, CT; ID: HFD)
  • BRADLEY INTL (about 39 miles; WINDSOR LOCKS, CT; ID: BDL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Litchfield:
  • NORTHFIELD (about 7 miles; THOMASTON, CT; ID: N09)
  • MOUNTAIN MEADOW AIRSTRIP (about 14 miles; BURLINGTON, CT; ID: 22B)
  • WATERBURY (about 14 miles; WATERBURY, CT; ID: N41)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Litchfield:
  • NAUGATUCK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; WATERBURY, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,834)
  • CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; NEW BRITAIN, CT; FT enrollment: 8,967)
  • QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; HAMDEN, CT; FT enrollment: 5,836)
  • WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; DANBURY, CT; FT enrollment: 4,297)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD (about 31 miles; WEST HARTFORD, CT; FT enrollment: 5,557)
  • YALE UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 11,011)
  • UNIVERSITY OF BRIDGEPORT (about 33 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 2,162)
Public high schools in Litchfield:
  • LITCHFIELD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 674; Location: 14 PLUMB HILL RD; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • WAMOGO REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 548; Location: 98 WAMOGO RD.; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high school in Litchfield:
  • THE FORMAN SCHOOL (Students: 170; Location: 12 NORFOLK RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Litchfield:
  • CENTER SCHOOL (Students: 343; Location: 125 WEST STREET; Grades: PK - 03)
  • LITCHFIELD INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 341; Location: 35 PLUMB HILL RD; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • EDUCATION CONNECTION HEADSTART (Students: 177; Location: 355 GOSHEN RD.; Grades: PK - PK)
  • EDUCATION CONNECTION SPECIAL EDUCATION (Students: 39; Location: 355 GOSHEN RD.; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HOMEBOUND (Students: 1; Location: 98 WAMOGO ROAD; Grades: 11 - 11)
  • HOMEBOUND (Location: 35 PLUMB HILL ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Litchfield:
  • CONNECTICUT JUNIOR REPUBLIC (Students: 84; Location: PO BOX 161; Grades: 8 - 11; Boys only)
Libraries in Litchfield:
  • OLIVER WOLCOTT LIBRARY (Operating income: $396,342; Location: 160 SOUTH ST.; 46,838 books; 1,290 audio materials; 1,196 video materials; 81 serial subscriptions)
  • GILBERT LIBRARY (Operating income: $25,728; Location: 38 MAIN ST.; 9,268 books; 60 audio materials; 127 video materials; 48 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Litchfield: Noyes Memorial Building (A), H J Ingraham Memorial Research Library (B), Oliver Wolcott Library (C), Litchfield County Courthouse (D), Litchfield County Jail (E), Litchfield Historical Society Building (F), Litchfield Historical Society Museum (G), Litchfield Town Hall (H).

Church in Litchfield: Litchfield United Methodist Church (A).

Cemetery: East Cemetery (1).

Parks in Litchfield include: Litchfield Historic District (1), Litchfield Green (2).


Litchfield compared to Connecticut state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Litchfield:
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNG (610 AM; 1 kW; TORRINGTON, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Litchfield:
  • WZBG (97.3 FM; LITCHFIELD, CT; Owner: LOCAL GIRLS & BOYS B/CASTING CORP.)
  • WAPJ (89.9 FM; TORRINGTON, CT; Owner: NUTMEG CONSERVATORY FOR THE ARTS, INC.)
  • W218AV (91.5 FM; WARREN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQQQ (103.3 FM; SHARON, CT; Owner: THE RIDGEFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Litchfield:
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

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