Litchfield is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 8,307 people and just one neighborhood, Litchfield is the 37th largest community in New Hampshire.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Litchfield are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Hampshire.
Occupations and Workforce
Litchfield is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.19% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Litchfield is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Litchfield who work in sales jobs (15.38%), management occupations (13.85%) and office and administrative support (10.53%).
Also of interest is that Litchfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Litchfield is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Litchfield’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Litchfield is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Litchfield, the average commute to work is 31.90 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.