Latest Data (2016)
Population 42,846
Nationwide Rank 879

Quick Facts

Pittsfield, Massachusetts is the 879th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Pittsfield, Massachusetts is a city.

Pittsfield, Massachusetts is currently 12.2% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

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

Pittsfield, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
869 Sierra Vista, Arizona 43,208 14.2%
870 DeKalb, Illinois 43,194 10.2%
871 Prescott Valley, Arizona 43,132 76.6%
872 Salem, Massachusetts 43,132 6.6%
873 Urbandale, Iowa 43,018 45.8%
874 Jefferson City, Missouri 43,013 6.0%
875 San Bruno, California 42,957 6.9%
876 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 42,951 1.6%
877 Plainfield, Illinois 42,933 212.3%
878 Concord, New Hampshire 42,904 5.3%
879 Pittsfield, Massachusetts 42,846 -6.2%
880 Riverton, Utah 42,838 69.2%
881 Bell Gardens, California 42,806 -2.9%
882 Peachtree Corners, Georgia 42,773
883 Leander, Texas 42,761 406.1%
884 Rohnert Park, California 42,622 3.0%
885 Fairfield, Ohio 42,617 1.1%
886 Brentwood, Tennessee 42,517 61.4%
887 Prescott, Arizona 42,513 23.7%
888 Little Elm, Texas 42,504 841.6%
889 Moorhead, Minnesota 42,492 30.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
415 Somerville 81,322 4.9%
425 Lawrence 80,209 11.1%
579 Waltham 63,002 6.3%
581 Haverhill 62,873 6.3%
605 Malden 60,840 8.0%
655 Medford 57,213 2.7%
659 Taunton 56,843 1.2%
669 Chicopee 55,991 2.2%
670 Weymouth Town 55,972
713 Revere 53,157 12.1%
725 Peabody 52,491 8.5%
758 Methuen 49,917 13.5%
827 Everett 46,340 21.0%
850 Attleboro 44,434 5.9%
854 Barnstable Town 44,254 -7.9%
872 Salem 43,132 6.6%
879 Pittsfield 42,846 -6.2%
907 Leominster 41,663 0.4%
910 Westfield 41,552 3.6%
915 Beverly 41,365 3.8%
935 Fitchburg 40,414 3.5%
939 Holyoke 40,280 0.9%
956 Chelsea 39,699 13.0%
957 Marlborough 39,697 8.4%
963 Woburn 39,452 5.4%
1027 Braintree Town 37,297
1086 Watertown Town 35,025
1147 Franklin Town 33,150
1264 Gloucester 29,798 -1.8%
1303 Agawam Town 28,718
1313 West Springfield Town 28,529
1317 Northampton 28,483 -1.6%
1341 Melrose 27,928 2.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 42,846 879
2015 43,303 866
2014 43,697 853
2013 44,057 836
2012 44,168 825
2011 44,362 818
2010 44,737 806
2009 42,424 834
2008 42,618 815
2007 42,965 796
2006 43,120 788
2005 43,533 776
2004 44,080 759
2003 44,412 749
2002 44,817 732
2001 45,186 720
2000 45,704 701
1990 48,792 542