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Population (year 2000): 6,815. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,771 (-0.6% change)
Males: 3,153 (46.3%), Females: 3,662 (53.7%)

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Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $28,717 (year 2000)
Median house value: $55,100 (year 2000)

Litchfield, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Litchfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (26.8%), United States (13.1%), English (12.5%), Irish (10.5%), French (2.8%), Italian (2.8%).

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Land area: 5.1 square miles

Litchfield,

For population 25 years and over in Litchfield

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Litchfield city

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

1.0% Foreign born

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




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Springfield, (41.9 miles Multiple-Listing-Search.net )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louis, MO St. (55.5 miles pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (228.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Walshville, IL (7.7 miles) , Butler, IL (8.3 miles) , Olive, IL Mount (8.8 miles Eagarville, IL (10.1 miles) , City, IL (10.5 miles White IL (11.4 miles Raymond, Gillespie, IL (11.4 miles East Springs, IL Taylor (11.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 12 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 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

Latitude: 39.18 N, Longitude: 89.65 W

Area code: 217


Litchfield, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.4%), Retail trade (16.8%), Manufacturing (16.2%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,167 (+31.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,876 (64.2%)


 

Crime in Litchfield by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 14.7 0.0 0.0
Rapes 10 3 4 3 4 10
    per 100,000 146.7 44.0 58.7 44.0 58.7 146.7
Robberies 3 2 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 44.0 29.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 14.7
Assaults 16 15 23 23 23 8
    per 100,000 234.8 220.1 337.5 337.5 337.5 117.4
Burglaries 71 64 62 72 62 50
    per 100,000 1041.8 939.1 909.8 1056.5 909.8 733.7
Thefts 225 193 270 205 270 232
    per 100,000 3301.5 2832.0 3961.8 3008.1 3961.8 3404.3
Auto thefts 11 14 16 25 16 18
    per 100,000 161.4 205.4 234.8 366.8 234.8 264.1
336.8 265.9 331.9 323.4 331.9 295.2


Average climate in Litchfield, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Litchfield,

Litchfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1981, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.0 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 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 4 people.


Hospital/medical center in Litchfield:
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (1215 EAST UNION AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Litchfield:
  • HILLSBORO AREA HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; HILLSBORO, IL)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; STAUNTON, IL)
  • CARLINVILLE AREA HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; CARLINVILLE, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Litchfield:
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 34 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; ID: ALN)
  • CAPITAL (about 46 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; ID: SPI)
  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 46 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; ID: BLV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Litchfield:
  • LITCHFIELD MUNI (about 3 miles; LITCHFIELD, IL; ID: 3LF)
  • HILLSBORO MUNI (about 15 miles; HILLSBORO, IL; ID: 3K4)
  • ZELMER MEMORIAL AIRPARK INC (about 29 miles; PALMYRA, IL; ID: 5K1)

Amtrak station near Litchfield:
  • 18 miles: CARLINVILLE (128 ALTON ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 1 $3,418 $41,016 5 $3,822


College/University in Litchfield:
  • TRI-COUNTY BEAUTY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 12; Location: 219 N STATE ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Litchfield:
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 37 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 40 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; GODFREY, IL; FT enrollment: 3,451)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 49 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 7,333)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 54 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 3,749)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 54 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 10,286)
Public high school in Litchfield:
  • LITCHFIELD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 526; Location: 1705 N STATE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Litchfield:
  • LITCHFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: 1701 N STATE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • J D COLT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 206; Location: 615 E TYLER AVE; Grades: 02 - 03)
  • MADISON PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 800 N CHESTNUT ST; Grades: KG - 01)
  • LITCHFIELD PREKINDERGARTEN (Students: 127; Location: 601 S STATE ST; Grades: PK - PK)
  • SIHLER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: 601 S STATE ST; Grades: 04 - 04)
  • RUSSELL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: 705 N JEFFERSON ST; Grades: 05 - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Litchfield:
  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 134; Location: 1301 N STATE STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Litchfield:
  • LITCHFIELD CARNEGIE P.L. (Operating income: $96,201; Location: 400 N. STATE; 25,220 books; 960 audio materials; 1,176 video materials; 91 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Litchfield: Route Sixty-Six Industrial Park (A), Litchfield Industrial Park (B), Litchfield City Hall (C), Litchfield Carnegie Public Library (D), Montgomery County Courthouse (E).

Churches in Litchfield include: South Side Baptist Church (A), Seventh Day Church of God (B), Saint Timothy United Methodist Church (C), Saint Marys Catholic Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Mount Zion Lutheran Church (F), Saint Aloysius Roman Catholic Church (G), Union Avenue Christian Church (H).

Cemeteries: Holy Cross Cemetery (1), Edgewood Cemetery (2), Elmwood Cemetery (3).

Reservoirs: Litchfield Lake (A), Lake Lou Yaeger (B).

Parks in Litchfield include: Madison Park (1), Sunshine Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


Litchfield compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Litchfield:
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSMI (1540 AM; 1 kW; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KFNS (590 AM; 1 kW; WOOD RIVER, IL; Owner: MISSOURI SPORTS RADIO, LLC)

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.)
  • WTSG (90.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WOLG (95.9 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)

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.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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