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Litchfield is a town in Litchfield County, in the Torrington metro area.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Connecticut named Litchfield. For links to other places called Litchfield, CT, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Litchfield is 41.741N. The longitude is -73.193W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 495 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,316.
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11% of Litchfield residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Litchfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Litchfield was $30,096, compared with $21,587 nationally.
36% of Litchfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Litchfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $563. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,459.
Libraries in Litchfield include Gilbert Library, Oliver Wolcott Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Litchfield include Litchfield Enquirer
The average commute time for Litchfield workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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