Pittsfield employment information

IndexPittsfieldMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$27,830$38,069$29,829
Median household income$45,206$70,954$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,187$95,052$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,714$39,116$35,192
Median earnings male$34,423$45,946$36,919
Median earnings female$25,632$32,028$26,250
Unemployment rate6.5%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level16.7%11.4%15.1%
The Pittsfield, MA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Pittsfield is $27,830, which is 27% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 7% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $45,206, which is 36% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 18% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Pittsfield is 7%, which is 40% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Pittsfield is 17% which is 10% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$30,134$45,206$90,412
City
$47,297$70,954$141,908
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Pittsfield is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Pittsfield is 18% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Pittsfield is 40% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Pittsfield is 10% higher than the national average.

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Pittsfield employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.6%1.3%
Manufacturing sector14.2%0.5%
Financial & insurance services3.5%5.4%
Wholesale & retail services12.5%14.4%
Public administration5.5%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%0.7%
Education, health & social services16.7%43.8%
Other30.2%26.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Averill Park, NY1,316$66,11820%
East Nassau, NY641$64,25016%
Chester, MA789$62,29213%
Cheshire, MA647$59,8448%
Housatonic, MA688$58,3936%
Pittsfield, MA43,632$45,20618%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Oakland Park, FL43,660$46,44716%
Lompoc, CA43,678$46,72816%
El Centro, CA43,699$41,84924%
North Miami Beach, FL43,722$38,05831%
Danville, CA43,758$146,603165%
Pittsfield, MA43,632$45,20618%
Source: The Pittsfield, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).