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
Litchfield is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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
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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Litchfield, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.16 minutes every day commuting to work.