Pittsfield, ME Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pittsfield, Maine - Basic Facts

The Pittsfield Census Designated Place had a population of 3,138 as of July 1, 2015. Pittsfield ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pittsfield is located at latitude 44.7633 and longitude -69.3727 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Pittsfield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.21 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 210 feet.

The Pittsfield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377949) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Pittsfield Census Designated Place is located within Town of Pittsfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset 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, 2015.

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Pittsfield Census Designated Place, ME Boundary Map

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Pittsfield, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 3,138
Population in Households 2,982
Population in Familes 2,333
Population in Group Qrtrs 156
Population Density1 334
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 1,229
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 802
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,359 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 831 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 398 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $106,698
Average Home Value $115,945


Median Household Income $38,390
Average Household Income $48,184
Per Capita Income $19,496
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% -0.02%
Households 0.16% 0.07%
Families 0.05% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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, 2015 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 # 44 67th
Population Density1 # 92 31st
Diversity Index2 # 15 90th
Median Household Income # 78 41st
Per Capita Income # 104 21st

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