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Picturesque example of 18th-century New England village.
Litchfield is a borough in Litchfield County, in the Torrington metro area.
The community was named after city in England.
[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 41.747N. The longitude is -73.189W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,086 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,331.
When patriots tore down the statue of George II that stood in New York City, they carried it to Litchfield, where it was melted down for bullets.
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11% of Litchfield residents report German ancestry, and 19% 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 $38,789, compared with $21,587 nationally.
49% of Litchfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Litchfield include Litchfield Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Litchfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $645. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,644.
The average commute time for Litchfield workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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