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The Litchfield Census Designated Place had a population of 198 as of July 1, 2016. Litchfield ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Litchfield is located at latitude 40.3877 and longitude -120.381 in Lassen County. The formal boundaries for the Litchfield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lassen County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,065 feet.

The Litchfield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628751) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Litchfield Census Designated Place is located within Susanville CCD of Lassen 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, 2016.

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Litchfield, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 198
Population in Households 192
Population in Familes 161
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 99 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $307,692
Average Home Value $286,638


Median Household Income $62,210
Average Household Income $78,293
Per Capita Income $29,368
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.0%
Households 0.41% 0.25%
Families 0.57% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Litchfield, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Litchfield to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1338 12th
Population Density1 # 1386 9th
Diversity Index2 # 1033 32nd
Median Household Income # 571 62nd
Per Capita Income # 680 55th

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