Litchfield Park is snuggled about twenty miles northwest of Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona. The area covered by the city is 3.1 sq. mile (8.1 km2). The city comprises of 5392 inhabitants. Male proportion in the population is 49.1 percent and that of female is 50.9 percent. Population density is 1459 / sq. mile. The median resident age is 34.5 years. 93.78 percent population is Caucasian, 0.81 percent is African American, 0.80 percent is Asian, 1.34 percent is American Indian, and 3 percent belongs to different races.22 percent of the population comprises of youth. English (79 percent), Spanish (14 percent) and 7 percent other languages are spoken by the people. The average household size is 2.87 and the average family size is 3.6. 47 percent of the population is of Hispanic or Latino origin.
The education system of the area is quite good. Special measures are taken for the improvement in the literacy rate. Student to teacher ratio is 20:1. 89.5 percent residents completed high school education, 75.1 percent passed college exam, 38.1 percent completed their Bachelors degree, 18 percent attained Masters Degree and 6.7 percent passed Professional degree exam. Prominent educational institutions of the city are Litchfield Elementary School, Wigwam Creek Middle School, Crown Charter School, White Tanks Learning Center and Palm Valley Elementary School.
The per Capita income in the city is $50200 that is higher than the national Income per Capita. The median household income is $77321 and the median income occupied by owner is $86161. Major industries in the city are health care and education industry, the retail service industry, the construction industry, Information Technology industry, warehousing and the transportation industry. Unemployment rate in Litchfield Park is 2.1 percent in the area that is 64 percent lower than the national average. 5.2 percent of the inhabitants are living below poverty level that is 65 percent lower than the national poverty level.
One of the very important issues is the animal control issue. Special department named as Animal Control department is established that works for the recovery of the pets, save tourists from wild animals, medical treatment of the animals etc. there is also a unique service in the area that is RUOK service for the safety of the inhabitants. Biggest revenue source of the area is sales tax. There is no property tax in the area which makes it an ideal location for business. Thunderbird School of Global Management consulted in assessing and designing strategic economic development program. Small business development center (SDBC) is designed for assisting small scale business and investors. Litchfield Chamber of Commerce is working and contributing their noble share in the economy of the city. Agriculture sector is another important part of the economy of the region. The prominent agricultural crops in the area are cotton, barley and hay. Additionally, cattle farming sector also contributed a lot in the economy of the city. There is a hierarchy of government officials that managed the city. Administrative Head of the city council is Mayor and other members of the councils are responsible for their respective departments.