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The City of Pittsfield had a population of 4,430 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Pittsfield, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,430
Daytime Population: Workers 3,356
Daytime Population: Residents 2,190
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,546
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.25
Population in Households 3,890
Population in Familes 3,018
Population in Group Qrtrs 540
Population Density2 933
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $40,846
Average Household Income $52,943
Per Capita Income $22,149


Total Housing Units 2,041 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,191 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 572 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 278 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $89,340
Average Home Value $107,005


Total Households 1,763
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,086
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.45% -0.4%
Households -0.44% -0.39%
Families -0.5% -0.52%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

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, 2017 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 # 359 74th
Population Density # 791 42nd
Diversity Index # 546 60th
Median Household Income # 1151 16th
Per Capita Income # 1126 18th

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