Pittsfield is a very small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 4,069 people and just one neighborhood, Pittsfield is the 91st largest community in New Hampshire. Much of the housing stock in Pittsfield was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns 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 town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pittsfield who work in office and administrative support (16.42%), sales jobs (15.52%) and management occupations (9.60%).
Also of interest is that Pittsfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Pittsfield telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.51% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Pittsfield is worth considering.
In Pittsfield, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.61 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Pittsfield doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.