Litchfield, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Litchfield, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Litchfield had a population of 267 as of July 1, 2016. Litchfield ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Litchfield is located at latitude 41.156 and longitude -99.1531 in Sherman County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Litchfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sherman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,165 feet.

The Village of Litchfield (GNIS ID: 2398451) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Litchfield is located within Harrison Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sherman County.

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.

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


Total Population 267
Population in Households 267
Population in Familes 227
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 877
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 126
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $119,231
Average Home Value $160,049


Median Household Income $48,772
Average Household Income $58,629
Per Capita Income $25,154
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.15%
Households 0.65% 0.32%
Families 2.13% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Litchfield to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska 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 # 304 48th
Population Density1 # 275 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 513 11th
Median Household Income # 299 49th
Per Capita Income # 407 30th

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