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0.62% decline
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The economy of Litchfield County, CT employs 98,430 people. The economy of Litchfield County, CT is specialized in Construction; Educational Services; and Manufacturing, which employ respectively 1.25; 1.25; and 1.24 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Litchfield County, CT are Healthcare & Social Assistance (14,185), Manufacturing (12,580), and Educational Services (11,444), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,000), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($65,654), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($60,057).

Median household income in Litchfield County, CT is $73,519. Males in Litchfield County, CT have an average income that is 1.46 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,220. The income inequality of Litchfield County, CT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Litchfield County, CT. In Litchfield County, CT the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 55-64 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 64 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,900. Hartford County, CT has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Connecticut.


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Litchfield County, CT is home to a population of 185,141 people, from which 96.7% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Litchfield County, CT is composed of 166,479 White residents (89.9%), 10,003 Hispanic residents (5.4%), 3,480 Asian residents (1.88%), 2,702 Black residents (1.46%), and 2,120 Two+ residents (1.15%). The most common foreign languages in Litchfield County, CT are Spanish (6,784 speakers), Italian (1,888 speakers), and French (1,449 speakers), but compared to other places, Litchfield County, CT has a relative high number of Italian (1,888 speakers), Hungarian (190 speakers), and Other Indo-European (1,051 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Litchfield County, CT awarded 203 degrees. The student population of Litchfield County, CT is skewed towards females, with 51 male students and 152 female students. Most students in Litchfield County, CT are White (167 and 82.3%), followed by Two or more races (12 and 5.91%), Hispanic or Latino (11 and 5.42%), and Black or African American (5 and 2.46%). The largest universities in Litchfield County, CT by number of graduates are Northwestern Connecticut Community College (203 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Litchfield County, CT are Registered Nursing (28 and 13.8%), General Studies (27 and 13.3%), and Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant (23 and 11.3%). The median tuition costs in Litchfield County, CT are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Litchfield County, CT is $249,500, which is 1.22 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $254,600 to $249,500, a 2% increase. The homeownership rate of Litchfield County, CT is 76.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Litchfield County, CT have an average commute time of 25.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Litchfield County, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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