Pittsfield, Illinois Population 2021

4,226
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Pittsfield is a city located in Pike County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Pike County. With a 2020 population of 4,226, it is the 356th largest city in Illinois and the 5251st largest city in the United States . Pittsfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -7.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,576 in 2010. Pittsfield reached it's highest population of 4,587 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Pittsfield has a population density of 886 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pittsfield is $62,308 with a poverty rate of 11.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $594 per month, and the median house value is $98,400. The median age in Pittsfield is 40.3 years, 36.6 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Pittsfield Demographics

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

  • White: 96.77%
  • Black or African American: 2.64%
  • Other race: 0.30%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Two or more races: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pittsfield, Illinois is 4,226 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,268.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,576.

Pittsfield, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,22196.77%
Black or African American1152.64%
Some Other Race130.30%
Asian80.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.09%
Two or More Races10.02%
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Pittsfield Population by Race

Pittsfield Population Pyramid $2021

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Pittsfield Median Age

40.3


Total

36.6


Male

44.6


Female

Pittsfield Adults

There are 3,369 adults, (917 of whom are seniors) in Pittsfield.

Pittsfield Age Dependency

77.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pittsfield Sex Ratio

Female

2,180

49.98%

Male

2,182

50.02%

Pittsfield Population by Age

Pittsfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pittsfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.3%6.7%
Female77.1%22.9%
All75.8%24.2%
Male60.9%39.1%
Non Family55.3%44.7%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pittsfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7322.375.8
Married7862.9593.3
Non Family6421.1855.3
Female2402.9877.1
Male642.9560.9

2.86

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Pittsfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1033.42%
9th to 12th Grade2839.38%
High School Graduate95331.60%
Some College76225.27%
Associates Degree2498.26%
Bachelors Degree54117.94%
Graduate Degree1254.14%
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Pittsfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pittsfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,8742,548656
Black97456
Hispanic42334
Other Race63
Asian4
Native American44
2+ Races1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.83%.

Pittsfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,984$39,923$30,408
Less Than 9th Grade$27,813$30,089$
High School Graduate$33,485$39,779$26,250
Some College$31,250$35,938$28,021
Bachelors Degree$43,831$63,681$42,903
Graduate Degree$84,643$$

$35,984

Average Earnings

$39,923

Average Male

$30,408

Average Female

Pittsfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pittsfield Language by Age

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Pittsfield Language

97.73% of Pittsfield residents speak only English, while 2.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.84% of the population.

Pittsfield Language

Pittsfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,97144311.16%
Multiple11100.00%

11.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.79%

Male Poverty Rate

10.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pittsfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pittsfield is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pittsfield is White, with 11.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.26%.

Pittsfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.39%
High School14.72%
Bachelors or Greater8.59%
Some College7.26%

Pittsfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed13.04%
Male Employed8.33%
Female Employed6.75%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Pittsfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pittsfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,574$62,308
Families$62,396$76,466
Married Families$74,853-
Non Families$26,974$34,319
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Income by Household Type

Pittsfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pittsfield Married by Age and Sex

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Pittsfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pittsfield Marital Status by Race

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Pittsfield Marital Status

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292

Number of Veterans

290

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam56
First Gulf War53
Korea45
Second Gulf War33
World War II8

Pittsfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+101
35 to 5496
65 to 7449
18 to 3425
55 to 6421

Pittsfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2788.61%
Black108.70%
Hispanic713.21%
Native American4100.00%

Pittsfield Veterans by Race

Pittsfield Veterans by Education

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8.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pittsfield Veterans by Education

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54.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pittsfield Employment by Age

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Pittsfield Employment by Race

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Pittsfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.08%

Born in Pittsfield

99.59%

Native Born

0.41%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

0.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.59% of Pittsfield residents were born in the United States, with 80.08% having been born in Illinois. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Pittsfield Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,226-14-0.33%
20204,240-14-0.33%
20194,254-14-0.33%
20184,268-23-0.54%
20174,291-27-0.63%
20164,318-34-0.78%
20154,352-134-2.99%
20144,486-9-0.20%
20134,495-46-1.01%
20124,541-30-0.66%
20114,571-16-0.35%
20104,5873760.86%
20004,211-20-0.05%
19904,231610.15%
19804,170-74-0.18%
19704,2441550.37%
19604,0895251.38%
19503,5646802.14%
19402,8840.00%

Pittsfield Population by Year