The City of Pittsfield had a population of 43,683 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Pittsfield: Boston Plantation, Pontoosuc, Pontoosuck, Poontoosuck, Wendells Town.
|Population in Households||42,548|
|Population in Familes||31,590|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,135|
|Median Household Income||$45,777|
|Average Household Income||$66,921|
|Per Capita Income||$30,037|
|Total Housing Units||21,350 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||11,951 (56.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||7,310 (34.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,089 ( 9.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$185,949|
|Average Home Value||$269,302|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.1%|
|Per Capita Income||2.84%|
The table below compares Pittsfield to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 154||38th|
|Diversity Index||# 74||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 230||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 199||20th|
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