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Pittsfield, Maine - Basic Facts

Pittsfield is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Pittsfield Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Somerset County at latitude 44.7826 and longitude -69.3834. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 210 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Pittsfield Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 9.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.21 sq. miles.

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Pittsfield, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,139
Population in Households 2,983
Population in Familes 2,342
Population in Group Qrtrs 156
Population Density1 334
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 1,231
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 808
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,364 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 837 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 393 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $95,721
Average Home Value $108,841


Median Household Income $37,802
Average Household Income $45,809
Per Capita Income $18,564
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.08% -0.08%
Households 0.23% -0.03%
Families 0.23% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pittsfield to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 43 68th
Population Density1 # 92 31st
Diversity Index2 # 17 88th
Median Household Income # 85 36th
Per Capita Income # 113 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.