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Litchfield, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Litchfield had a population of 6,695 as of July 1, 2016. Litchfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Litchfield is located at latitude 45.122 and longitude -94.5259 in Meeker County. The formal boundaries for the City of Litchfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.97 sq. miles. Meeker County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,129 feet.

The City of Litchfield (GNIS ID: 2395732) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Litchfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Litchfield: City of Litchfield.


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Litchfield, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,695
Population in Households 6,488
Population in Familes 5,176
Population in Group Qrtrs 207
Population Density1 1,510
Diversity Index2 22
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,745
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,746
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,963 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,925 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 820 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 218 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $145,390
Average Home Value $184,481
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,446
Average Household Income $64,029
Per Capita Income $26,637
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% 0.02%
Households -0.01% 0.08%
Families -0.03% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Litchfield, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Litchfield to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 126 86th
Population Density1 # 135 85th
Diversity Index2 # 237 74th
Median Household Income # 541 40th
Per Capita Income # 525 42nd

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