Also See: Pittsfield, MA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Pittsfield had a population of 44,262 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Pittsfield is located at latitude 42.4501 and longitude -73.2454 in Berkshire County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pittsfield 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.
|Total Population||44,262 (100%)|
|Population in Households||43,130 (97.4%)|
|Population in Families||31,656 (71.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1,132 ( 2.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$50,657|
|Average Household Income||$69,456|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$30,854|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||21,685 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||11,982 (55.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||7,636 (35.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,067 ( 9.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$188,251|
|Average Home Value||$260,507|
|Housing Affordability Index3||130|
|Average Household Size||2.2|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.54%|
|Per Capita Income||1.63%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.13%|
The table below compares Pittsfield to the other 245 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 30||88th|
|Population Density||# 153||38th|
|Median Household Income||# 220||11th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 184||75th|
|Per Capita Income||# 206||16th|
|Diversity Index||# 74||70th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.