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Overview
Population:44,542
Pop. Change:-3%
State: Massachusetts
Metro Area: Pittsfield Metro Area
County: Berkshire County
City:Pittsfield
Zip Code:01201
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Pittsfield's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Pittsfield Metro Area

Profile: Small city  Location: Extreme western Massachusetts in the Berkshires, 7 miles east of the New York border Elevation: 1158 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

PROCON
Nearby mountains Harsh winters
Outdoor recreationIsolation
Low crime ratesEconomy

Interesting Facts about Pittsfield, Massachusetts

As of 2014, Pittsfield's population is 44,542 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -2.74 percent.

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The median home cost in Pittsfield is $145,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.10 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Pittsfield's cost of living is 0.60% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Pittsfield public schools spend $16,895 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 12.7 students per teacher in Pittsfield.

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The unemployment rate in Pittsfield is 6.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Pittsfield jobs have Decreased by 0.83 percent.


Ranked #4 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #14 Most Competitive Private Colleges
Ranked #14 Best Green Cities
Ranked #81 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (117 Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #243 2005 Best Places to Live
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Map Of Pittsfield

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Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Pittsfield's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes