Litchfield, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 6,815. Estimated population in 2021: 6,771 (-0.6% change)
Males: 3,153 (46.3%), Females: 3,662 (53.7%)

Zip code: 62056

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $28,717
Median house value: $55,100

Races in Litchfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (26.8%), United States (13.1%), English (12.5%), Irish (10.5%), French (2.8%), Italian (2.8%).

Land area: 5.1 square miles

 

Population

For population 25 years and over in Litchfield

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Litchfield city

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -283 (-4.0%).

Hospital/medical center in Litchfield:

  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (1215 EAST UNION AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Litchfield:

  • HILLSBORO AREA HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; HILLSBORO, IL)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; STAUNTON, IL)
  • CARLINVILLE AREA HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; CARLINVILLE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Litchfield:

  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 34 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • CAPITAL (about 46 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 46 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: BLV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Litchfield:

  • LITCHFIELD MUNI (about 3 miles; LITCHFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: 3LF)
  • HILLSBORO MUNI (about 15 miles; HILLSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: 3K4)
  • ZELMER MEMORIAL AIRPARK INC (about 29 miles; PALMYRA, IL; Abbreviation: 5K1)
Amtrak station near Litchfield:

  • 18 miles: CARLINVILLE (128 ALTON ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
College/University in Litchfield:

  • TRI-COUNTY BEAUTY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 12; Location: 219 N STATE ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Litchfield:

  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 37 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 40 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 49 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 54 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 54 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
Public high school in Litchfield:

  • LITCHFIELD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 526; Location: 1705 N STATE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Litchfield:

  • LITCHFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: 1701 N STATE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • J D COLT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 206; Location: 615 E TYLER AVE; Grades: 02 – 03)
  • MADISON PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 800 N CHESTNUT ST; Grades: KG – 01)
  • LITCHFIELD PREKINDERGARTEN (Students: 127; Location: 601 S STATE ST; Grades: PK – PK)
  • SIHLER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: 601 S STATE ST; Grades: 04 – 04)
  • RUSSELL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: 705 N JEFFERSON ST; Grades: 05 – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Litchfield:

  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 134; Location: 1301 N STATE STREET; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Litchfield:

  • LITCHFIELD CARNEGIE P.L. (Operating income: $96,201; Location: 400 N. STATE; 25,220 books; 960 audio materials; 1,176 video materials; 91 serial subscriptions)

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