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.
Unlike some cities 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 city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Litchfield who work in office and administrative support (16.56%), healthcare (8.92%), and sales jobs (8.19%).
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.
The citizens of Litchfield are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.20% of adults in Litchfield have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Litchfield in 2010 was $19,096, which is low income relative to Illinois, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,384 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.