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Litchfield, NH
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Litchfield profile

Living in Litchfield

Litchfield is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 8,515 people and two associated neighborhoods, Litchfield is the 36th largest community in New Hampshire.

Litchfield home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Hampshire, but Litchfield real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

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.

A relatively large number of people in Litchfield telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 18.96% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.85 minutes every day commuting to work.

As is often the case in a small town, Litchfield doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Litchfield ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Litchfield, 44.57% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Litchfield in 2018 was $55,305, which is upper middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $221,220 for a family of four.

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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Litchfield include Irish, Italian, English, French, and French Canadian.

The most common language spoken in Litchfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Other Indo-European.

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