Litchfield, MN Population

Population: 6,562. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,658 (+1.5% change)
Males: 3,173 (48.4%), Females: 3,389 (51.6%)

Meeker County

Zip code: 55355

Median resident age: 38.5 years
Median household income: $36,021
Median house value: $84,200

Races in Litchfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.6%)
  • Hispanic (5.2%)
  • Other race (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (43.2%), Swedish (15.3%), Norwegian (13.7%), Irish (8.4%), English (6.9%), French (3.6%).

Elevation: 1120 feet

Land area: 3.8 square miles

Map of Litchfield, MN

Population

For population 25 years and over in Litchfield

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Litchfield city

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +387 (+6.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Litchfield:

  • MEEKER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (612 SOUTH SIBLEY AVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Litchfield:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Litchfield:

  • ST CLOUD REGIONAL (about 44 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; Abbreviation: STC)
  • BRAINERD LAKES RGNL (about 91 miles; BRAINERD, MN; Abbreviation: BRD)
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 93 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Abbreviation: MSP)

Other public-use airports nearest to Litchfield:

  • LITCHFIELD MUNI (about 4 miles; LITCHFIELD, MN; Abbreviation: LJF)
  • HUTCHINSON MUNI-BUTLER FIELD (about 22 miles; HUTCHINSON, MN; Abbreviation: HCD)
  • HECTOR MUNI (about 31 miles; HECTOR, MN; Abbreviation: 1D6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Litchfield:

  • SAINT CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 12,913)
  • RIDGEWATER COLLEGE (about 36 miles; WILLMAR, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,711)
  • SAINT CLOUD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 39 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,183)
  • GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS COLLEGE (about 66 miles; ST PETER, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,355)
  • SOUTH CENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE-MANKATO (about 73 miles; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,186)
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNVERSITY-MANKATO (about 77 miles; MANKATO, MN; Full-time enrollment: 11,210)
  • HENNEPIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 80 miles; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,138)

Schools

Public high schools in Litchfield:

  • LITCHFIELD SR. (Students: 667; Location: 901 GILMAN AVE. N.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LITCHFIELD ALP (Students: 16; Location: 101 N. GORMAN AVE.; Grades: 11 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Litchfield:

  • LAKE RIPLEY EL. (Students: 548; Location: 100 W. PLEASURE DR.; Grades: PK – 03)
  • LITCHFIELD MID. (Students: 447; Location: 114 N. HOLCOMBE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WAGNER EL. (Students: 272; Location: 307 E. 6TH; Grades: 04 – 05)

Private primary/middle school in Litchfield:

  • ST PHILIPS SCHOOL (Students: 74; Location: 225 EAST 3RD STREET; Grades: KG – 5)