Pittsfield Population By Year

Population Graph For Pittsfield, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2023 43,076 936 -0.7%
2022 43,381 926 -0.6%
2021 43,641 912 -0.3%
2020 43,786 909 -0.2%
2010 44,737 806 -0.2%
2000 45,704 701 -0.7%
1990 48,792 542

Pittsfield Population Facts

What is the current population of Pittsfield?

Based on the latest 2024 data from the US census, the current population of Pittsfield is 43,076. Pittsfield, Massachusetts is the 936th largest city in the US.

What county is Pittsfield, Massachusetts in?

Pittsfield is located entirely in Berkshire County.

What is the size of Pittsfield, Massachusetts in square miles?

Pittsfield has an area of 40.5 square miles. Pittsfield is the 5th largest city, by area, in Massachusetts.

What was the peak population of Pittsfield?

The peak population of Pittsfield was in 1990, when its population was 48,792. In 1990, Pittsfield was the 542nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 936th largest city in the US. Pittsfield is currently 11.7% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Pittsfield shrinking?

Pittsfield has shrunk 5.7% since the year 2000. Pittsfield, Massachusetts's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Pittsfield, Massachusetts?

Pittsfield has a population density of 1,105.5 people per square mile.

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2023
754 Methuen 53,455 21.6%
796 Everett 50,318 31.4%
803 Barnstable Town 49,709 3.4%
868 Attleboro 46,654 11.2%
900 Salem 44,744 10.6%
925 Leominster 43,627 5.2%
936 Pittsfield 43,076 -5.7%
955 Beverly 42,318 6.2%
967 Woburn 41,647 11.2%
968 Fitchburg 41,579 6.5%
977 Marlborough 41,179 12.4%
992 Westfield 40,509 1.0%
996 Amherst Town 40,277

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2023
930 Celina, Texas 43,317 1481.4%
931 Huber Heights, Ohio 43,313 13.2%
932 Bullhead City, Arizona 43,302 27.4%
933 Schertz, Texas 43,239 105.4%
934 Saginaw, Michigan 43,185 -29.8%
935 Woonsocket, Rhode Island 43,135 -0.3%
936 Pittsfield, Massachusetts 43,076 -5.7%
937 Weslaco, Texas 43,053 49.5%
938 Lompoc, California 43,045 4.4%
939 DeLand, Florida 43,009
940 Danville, California 42,999 2.9%
941 Mount Juliet, Tennessee 42,912 202.7%
942 Indian Trail, North Carolina 42,854 214.5%

Pittsfield Demographics

What is the voting age population of Pittsfield, Massachusetts?

The total voting age population of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 33,704. The voting age population is 46.9% male and 53.1% female.

What percentage of Pittsfield, Massachusetts residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 20.3% of the residents of Pittsfield are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Pittsfield, Massachusetts?

The racial demographics of Pittsfield are 86.8% White, 4.5% Black, 4.2% Two or more races, 2.3% Other, 2.0% Asian, 0.2% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 6.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Pittsfield, Massachusetts residents are below the poverty line?

In Pittsfield, 13.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 20.4%. On a per-household basis, 10.6% of families are below the poverty line in Pittsfield.

What percentage of Pittsfield, Massachusetts residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 63.5% of Pittsfield residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Pittsfield, Massachusetts residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.7% of Pittsfield residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 28.5% have a bachelor's degree and 10.8% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Pittsfield, Massachusetts residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Pittsfield residents aged 5 and older, 9.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.3% speak an Asian language.

Pittsfield Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Pittsfield, Massachusetts?

The unemployment rate in Pittsfield is 5.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Pittsfield, Massachusetts residents work for the government?

In Pittsfield, 14.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Pittsfield, Massachusetts?

The median household income in Pittsfield is $51,411.

Pittsfield Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Pittsfield, Massachusetts?

In Pittsfield, 61.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Pittsfield, Massachusetts?

Renters occupy 38.2% of housing units in Pittsfield.

What percentage of Pittsfield, Massachusetts housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Pittsfield, 43.7% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Pittsfield, Massachusetts housing units were built after 2000?

In Pittsfield, 4.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,000 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Pittsfield, Massachusetts?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Pittsfield is $893.

What percentage of households in Pittsfield, Massachusetts have broadband internet?

In Pittsfield, 82.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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