The City of Pittsfield had a population of 43,450 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Pittsfield: Boston Plantation, Pontoosuc, Pontoosuck, Poontoosuck, Wendells Town.
|Daytime Population: Workers||29,115|
|Daytime Population: Residents||21,384|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||50,499|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.16|
|Population in Households||42,286|
|Population in Familes||31,109|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,164|
|Median Household Income||$44,061|
|Average Household Income||$64,007|
|Per Capita Income||$28,682|
|Total Housing Units||21,437 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||11,126 (51.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||7,974 (37.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,337 (10.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$180,921|
|Average Home Value||$237,815|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||-0.23%|
|Per Capita Income||1.9%|
The table below compares Pittsfield to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 31||88th|
|Population Density||# 155||37th|
|Diversity Index||# 73||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 227||8th|
|Per Capita Income||# 197||20th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.