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Income/capita 28%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 54%
IndexLitchfieldIllinoisNational
Income per capita$21,413$31,502$29,829
Median household income$38,629$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,507$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,583$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$30,948$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$22,107$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level20.7%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Litchfield is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Litchfield is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Litchfield is 54% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Litchfield is 37% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,750$38,629$77,258
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Litchfield median earnings by income bracket

      Litchfield employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.4%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector28.5%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services3.1%5.5%
      Wholesale & retail services7.8%14.6%
      Public administration8.8%6.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.0%1.1%
      Education, health & social services11.3%51.9%
      Other23.8%13.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      East Gillespie, IL263$61,07110%
      Mount Olive, IL1,980$51,5637%
      Dorchester, IL133$50,9388%
      White City, IL219$50,6258%
      Eagarville, IL165$48,75012%
      Litchfield, IL6,976$38,62930%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Strathmore, NJ6,975$110,464100%
      Castroville, CA6,978$50,9498%
      Winters, CA6,974$67,22922%
      La Junta, CO6,978$31,99942%
      Cortland, OH6,974$63,49315%
      Litchfield, IL6,976$38,62930%
      Source: The Litchfield, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).