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Pittsfield, Maine - Basic Facts

The Pittsfield Census Designated Place had a population of 2,956 as of July 1, 2019. 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 44.7826 and longitude -69.3834 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Pittsfield Census Designated Place 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.


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Pittsfield, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Pittsfield, ME Housing Affordability Index is 215
State of Maine Housing Affordability Index is 126
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Pittsfield, ME Wealth Index is 52
State of Maine Wealth Index is 86
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,956
Population in Households 2,805
Population in Familes 2,181
Population in Group Qrtrs 151
Population Density 315
Diversity Index1 20
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,876
Average Household Income $58,541
Per Capita Income $22,844
Wealth Index3 52

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,290 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 773 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 368 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $110,106
Housing Affordability Index2 215
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,141
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 740
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.68% -0.76%
Households -0.71% -0.82%
Families -0.84% -0.99%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Pittsfield, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pittsfield to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 Density # 93 29th
Diversity Index # 14 90th
Median Household Income # 63 52nd
Per Capita Income # 107 18th

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