Pittsfield, MA 01201 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01201: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Not Acceptable, USPS
Allendale, MA 01201

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,690
  • Single Family Addresses: 19,308
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,023
  • County: Berkshire County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.455, Longitude -73.25
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pittsfield, MA 01201 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 45,768
Population in Households 44,605
Population in Familes 32,952
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,163
Population Density1 706
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 20,247
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 11,612
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,567 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,039 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,208 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,320 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $177,594
Average Home Value $232,229


Median Household Income $43,669
Average Household Income $63,544
Per Capita Income $28,629
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.26%
Households -0.06% -0.19%
Families -0.14% -0.24%
Median Household Income   -0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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.

Pittsfield, MA 01201 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01201 to the other 515 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 13 98th
Population Density1 # 269 48th
Diversity Index2 # 177 66th
Median Household Income # 468 9th
Per Capita Income # 427 17th

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