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.
Pittsfield is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.84%), food service (11.27%), and sales jobs (8.01%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Pittsfield spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.05 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The citizens of Pittsfield are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.03% of adults in Pittsfield having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pittsfield in 2010 was $21,380, 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 $85,520 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, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Pittsfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.