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Pittsfield is a city in Pike County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Pittsfield, MA
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Pittsfield. For links to other places called Pittsfield, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Pittsfield is 39.607N. The longitude is -90.805W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 732 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,544.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pittsfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pike County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62363 ZIP code.
24% of Pittsfield residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pittsfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pittsfield was $16,628, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Pittsfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Pittsfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $280. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $699.
Libraries in Pittsfield include Pittsfield Public Library ... View libraries
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WIPA.
Pike County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pittsfield political report.
The average commute time for Pittsfield workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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