Pittsfield, Massachusetts 

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Population

43,289

-3.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$43,489

Median Home Price

$171,500

Best Places to Live in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Small city - Extreme western Massachusetts in the Berkshires, 7 miles east of the New York border. July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Pittsfield, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Nearby mountains
Outdoor recreation
Low crime rates
Cons
Harsh winters
Isolation
Economy
 $224,900 
107-109 Stratford Ave
Bed 6 | Bath 2 | 2726 SqFt
 $369,000 
847 West St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2076 SqFt
 $409,900 
38 Brunswick St
Bed 3 | Bath 5 | 2648 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Pittsfield Metro Area

An old agricultural and minor industrial center, Pittsfield has evolved into a gateway to the Berkshires. Nearby ski resorts, particularly to the north, draw winter visitors. To the south is the Tanglewood performing arts center in Lenox and the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge. The town itself is quiet, nondescript, and fairly isolated from big-city amenities, but Albany, NY is about 40 miles west.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Pittsfield
Zip Codes: 01201
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1158 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Pittsfield is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Pittsfield jobs have increased by 1.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Pittsfield's cost of living is 12.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Pittsfield's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Pittsfield, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Berkshire county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Pittsfield's population is 43,289 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 3.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Pittsfield is $171,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Pittsfield public schools spend $14,662 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.2 students per teacher in Pittsfield. More Education



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Housing Market in Pittsfield

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Reviews for Pittsfield   6 Reviews
Pittsfield - then and now - 2/12/2015
I have grown up in Pittsfield, moved away, and came back. The loss of the GE manufacturing plant in the 80's adversely affected this blue collar city. This is not the... Read More

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Pittsfield is not the place. - 11/21/2014
Pittsfield has done nothing to attract any form of business for the 40 of 47 years that I have lived here. The current tax rate is now 3.7% for business property - that... Read More

Pittsfield, MA - 4 Shootings since 1/1/2009! - 4/4/2009
Hello, I was surprised to see Pittsfield, MA, listed as one of the towns with least crime. We've had 4 shootings since the beginning of the year! Where do you get... Read More


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01201

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NEW LISTINGS IN PITTSFIELD
$224,900
107-109 Stratford Ave
Bed 6 | Bath 2

$369,000
847 West St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$409,900
38 Brunswick St
Bed 3 | Bath 5

$69,900
59 Dewey Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$545,000
4 Fawn Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$65,500
100 Cheshire Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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