Pittsfield, Illinois Population 2024

4,051

Pittsfield is a city located in Pike County Illinois. Pittsfield has a 2024 population of 4,051. It is also the county seat of Pike County.Pittsfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.88% annually and its population has decreased by -2.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,174 in 2020.

The average household income in Pittsfield is $63,624 with a poverty rate of 9.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pittsfield is 42 years, 40.9 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Pittsfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pittsfield was:

  • White: 96.24%
  • Black or African American: 1.57%
  • Two or more races: 1.52%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Asian: 0.17%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
849.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.95% (-123)
The current population of Pittsfield, Illinois is 4,051 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,174.

Pittsfield, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,99696.24%
Black or African American651.57%
Two or more races631.52%
Other race210.51%
Asian70.17%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pittsfield Population by Race

Pittsfield Population Pyramid 2024

Pittsfield Median Age

42

Total

40.9

Male

43.9

Female

Pittsfield Adults

There are 3,262 adults, (1,099 of whom are seniors) in Pittsfield.

Pittsfield Age Dependency

92

Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pittsfield Sex Ratio

Female2,26354.5%
Male1,88945.5%

Pittsfield Population by Age

Pittsfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7592.1976.223.8
Married8032.9191.28.8
Non Family7681.2566.433.6
Female1513.1640.459.6
Male372.321000
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2.91

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pittsfield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pittsfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pittsfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.66%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 33.33%.

Pittsfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,387

Average Earnings

$54,655

Average Male

$37,421

Average Female

Pittsfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pittsfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pittsfield Language

96.59% of Pittsfield residents speak only English, while 3.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.01% of the population.

Pittsfield Language

Pittsfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,7883679.69%
Multiple57814.04%
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9.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.87%

Male Poverty Rate

10.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pittsfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pittsfield is Multiple, with 14.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pittsfield is White, with 9.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 15.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.84%.

Pittsfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.78%
High School15.17%
Bachelors or Greater11.54%
Some College10.96%
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Pittsfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed63.24%
Male Employed4.83%
Female Employed1.58%
Female Unemployed
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Pittsfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pittsfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pittsfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pittsfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pittsfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pittsfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pittsfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

197

Number of Veterans

197

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Pittsfield Veterans by War

count

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Pittsfield Veterans by Age

count

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Pittsfield Veterans by Race

Pittsfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pittsfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Pittsfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pittsfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pittsfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.71%

Born in Pittsfield

98.94%

Native Born

1.06%

Foreign Born

0.82%

Non Citizen

0.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.94% of Pittsfield residents were born in the United States, with 78.71% having been born in Illinois. 0.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pittsfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,871-36-0.92%
20283,907-36-0.91%
20273,943-36-0.9%
20263,979-36-0.9%
20254,015-36-0.89%
20244,051-36-0.88%
20234,087-36-0.87%
20224,123-36-0.87%
20214,159-15-0.36%
20204,174-74-1.74%
20194,248-14-0.33%
20184,262-19-0.44%
20174,281-31-0.72%
20164,312-31-0.71%
20154,343-133-2.97%
20144,476-7-0.16%
20134,483-46-1.02%
20124,529-32-0.7%
20114,561-16-0.35%
20104,5773668.69%
20004,211-20-0.47%
19904,231611.46%
19804,170-74-1.74%
19704,2441553.79%
19604,08952514.73%
19503,56468023.58%
19402,884
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Pittsfield Population by Year