Litchfield, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Litchfield, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Litchfield had a population of 261 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Litchfield, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 261
Population in Households 261
Population in Familes 222
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 858
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $51,349
Average Household Income $60,299
Per Capita Income $25,415


Total Housing Units 143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $126,667
Average Home Value $177,394


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 85
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.05% -0.23%
Households 0.1% -0.16%
Families 1.05% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

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, 2018 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 # 309 47th
Population Density # 289 50th
Diversity Index # 502 13th
Median Household Income # 303 48th
Per Capita Income # 449 23rd

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