Litchfield is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 8,418 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 office and administrative support (13.48%), management occupations (12.69%) and sales jobs (11.88%).
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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Litchfield really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Litchfield perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Litchfield, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.29 minutes every day commuting to work.