The City of Pittsfield had a population of 44,239 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Pittsfield is located at latitude 42.4518 and longitude -73.2607 in Berkshire County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pittsfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 40.47 sq. miles and a water area of 2 sq. miles. Berkshire County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 994 feet.
The City of Pittsfield (GNIS ID: 619424) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pittsfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Pittsfield: Boston Plantation, Pontoosuc, Pontoosuck, Poontoosuck, Wendells Town.
|Population in Households||43,079|
|Population in Familes||31,753|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,160|
|Average Household Size||2.2|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||21,699 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||11,486 (52.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||8,091 (37.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,122 ( 9.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$175,430|
|Average Home Value||$223,822|
|Median Household Income||$42,769|
|Average Household Income||$62,324|
|Per Capita Income||$28,114|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.53%|
|Per Capita Income||1.33%|
The table below compares Pittsfield to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts 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.
|Total Population||# 29||89th|
|Population Density1||# 154||38th|
|Diversity Index2||# 74||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 227||8th|
|Per Capita Income||# 197||20th|
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