Litchfield, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Litchfield, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Litchfield had a population of 269 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Litchfield, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 269
Daytime Population: Workers 139
Daytime Population: Residents 135
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 274
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 269
Population in Familes 228
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 884
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $53,341
Average Household Income $60,475
Per Capita Income $25,958


Total Housing Units 147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $128,571
Average Home Value $167,788


Total Households 126
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.36% 0.22%
Households 0.56% 0.32%
Families 1.68% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

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, 2017 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 # 301 48th
Population Density # 272 53rd
Diversity Index # 502 14th
Median Household Income # 237 59th
Per Capita Income # 402 31st

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