Pittsfield, MA

43,926 Population
40.5 square miles 1,092.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.7%
was 0.7%
 
Population Density
1,092.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
54.2%
was 53.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.3%
was 5.4%
 
Percent Under 18
19.9%
was 20.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
18.2%
was 18.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.1
was 5.9
Ranked 25th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
17.2%
was 17.1%
 
Median Household Income
$43,916
was $42,114
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.5
45.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
9.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
653.6
was 252.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,922.9
was 3,073.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
21,040
was 21,585
 
Median Rent
$785
was $765
 
Total Building Permits
9
was 10
 
Occupied Housing Units
19,258
was 19,724
 
Homeownership Rate
61.0%
was 60.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
9
was 10
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
519.9
was 533.4
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
19.2%
was 19.4%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.4
was 0.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.2
was 0.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.4%
was 98.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.7%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.6%
was 89.8%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
25.8%
was 25.0%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
61.8%
was 61.5%
Ranked 134th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
10.0%
was 9.7%
Ranked 30th Highest in MA
Revenue
 
$132,527,029
$130,118,557
Ranked 35th Highest in MA
Expenditure
 
$131,986,617
$129,660,984
Ranked 26th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$2,997
was $2,929
Ranked 122nd Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$2,984
was $2,918
Ranked 107th Highest in MA

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