Litchfield is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 8,346 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
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Litchfield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (13.60%), management occupations (12.42%) and office and administrative support (11.33%).
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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Litchfield a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Litchfield has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Litchfield’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
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 32.16 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.