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The City of Pittsfield had a population of 4,499 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Pittsfield is located at latitude 39.6005 and longitude -90.8101 in Pike County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pittsfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.39 sq. miles. Pike County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 732 feet.

The City of Pittsfield (GNIS ID: 2396217) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Pittsfield is located within Township of Pittsfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pike County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pittsfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Pittsfield, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,499
Population in Households 3,959
Population in Familes 3,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 540
Population Density1 948
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 1,809
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 1,115
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,073 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,229 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 580 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 264 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $89,340
Average Home Value $107,716


Median Household Income $38,089
Average Household Income $48,951
Per Capita Income $20,754
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% -0.2%
Households -0.1% -0.1%
Families -0.16% -0.22%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Pittsfield, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pittsfield to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 355 74th
Population Density1 # 788 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 543 60th
Median Household Income # 1195 13th
Per Capita Income # 1168 15th

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