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
Because of many things, Litchfield is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Litchfield really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Litchfield perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Litchfield, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.90 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.