Litchfield is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 6,897 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Litchfield is the 285th largest community in Illinois.
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 city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Litchfield who work in office and administrative support (15.57%), sales jobs (8.52%), and management occupations (8.34%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Litchfield has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Litchfield has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Litchfield than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Litchfield may be for you.
The percentage of adults in Litchfield with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.09% of adults in Litchfield have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Litchfield in 2010 was $20,873, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,492 for a family of four. However, Litchfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Litchfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Litchfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Litchfield include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Litchfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.