Pittsfield is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 4,485 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pittsfield is the 345th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pittsfield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pittsfield is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pittsfield who work in office and administrative support (13.17%), food service (9.93%), and sales jobs (8.60%).
The population of Pittsfield overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Pittsfield, 22.42% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pittsfield in 2010 was $22,616, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,464 for a family of four. However, Pittsfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Pittsfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pittsfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pittsfield include Irish, English, Scottish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Pittsfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.