Pittsfield, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 4,419 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.9%
 
Males: 2,302  (52.1%)
Females: 2,117  (47.9%)
Median resident age:

44.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62363.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,059 (it was $29,129 in 2000)
Pittsfield:

$40,059
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,968 (it was $16,628 in 2000)

Pittsfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,487 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Pittsfield:

$97,487
IL:

$195,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $590.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pittsfield: 76.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.2%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pittsfield, IL (2017)
    • 4,22993.2%White alone
    • 1954.3%Black alone
    • 581.3%Hispanic
    • 30.07%American Indian alone
    • 30.07%Asian alone
    • 10.02%Two or more races

Races in Pittsfield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Pittsfield, Illinois as of July 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pittsfield is 459 to 1.


Crime rates in Pittsfield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.5)
3
(68.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(43.7)
1
(21.7)
11
(242.5)
2
(44.3)
3
(67.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(111.8)
3
(67.1)
4
(89.8)
3
(68.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(65.5)
9
(195.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.1)
2
(44.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
11
(245.9)
10
(223.8)
10
(224.6)
8
(181.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
27
(589.4)
27
(587.1)
27
(595.2)
10
(221.4)
9
(202.1)
6
(138.6)
3
(65.4)
1
(21.9)
62
(1,386)
54
(1,209)
43
(965.9)
22
(500.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(87.3)
4
(87.0)
1
(22.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.7)
2
(44.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(65.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)50.483.374.119.324.75.52.60.9112.081.090.3148.3

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Crime rate in Pittsfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Illinois average:

1.96
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Ancestries: German (19.3%), American (17.9%), Irish (10.1%), English (6.7%), Scottish (2.8%), Dutch (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/25/1893

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 3.57 square miles.

Population density: 1,236 people per square mile   (low).

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19 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,404 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,519 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Peters, MO (58.5 miles , pop. 51,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (74.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (225.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Time, IL (2.4 miles),
New Salem, IL (2.7 miles),
Detroit, IL (2.7 miles),
Griggsville, IL (2.9 miles ),
Milton, IL (3.0 miles ),
Baylis, IL (3.1 miles ),
El Dara, IL (3.1 miles),
Valley City, IL (3.3 miles)

Latitude: 39.61 N, Longitude: 90.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +686 (+15.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,127 (56.2%)

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Pittsfield, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pittsfield, IL in 2017
Pittsfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $449,700
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $256,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $255,400
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $161,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Pittsfield, IL residents
Average permit cost in Pittsfield, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.1%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Pittsfield, IL
Historical housing units in Pittsfield, IL
Most common industries in Pittsfield, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (11.2%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.4%)
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Pittsfield, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)

Average climate in Pittsfield, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

Pittsfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the Pittsfield city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/14/1961, a category F3 tornado 27.3 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pittsfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 176.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 165.9 miles away from Pittsfield center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 182.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 198.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 177.3 miles away from Pittsfield center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 217.4 miles away from Pittsfield center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pike County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pittsfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pittsfield:

  • ILLINI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 640 W WASHINGTON)
  • KEPLEY HOUSE (408 EAST WASHINGTON)
  • PIKE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (113 EAST JEFFERSON STREET)
  • EASTSIDE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (1400 EAST WASHINGTON STREET)
  • PITTSFIELD MANOR (610 LOWRY STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Pittsfield:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pittsfield:

  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 57 miles; Godfrey, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,189)
  • Lindenwood University (about 60 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • St Charles Community College (about 60 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • Western Illinois University (about 60 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 65 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 65 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 68 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)

Public high schools in Pittsfield:

  • PITTSFIELD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 411, Location: 201 E HIGBEE ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • PACE ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 328 N ILLINOIS ST, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Pittsfield:

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Library in Pittsfield:

  • PITTSFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $165,594; Location: 205 NORTH MEMORIAL STREET; 27,039 books; 859 audio materials; 772 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 96 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Pittsfield City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Pittsfield include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Church of Christ (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Christian Church (D), Saint Marys Catholic Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Pine Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Pittsfield include: Lowry Park (1), King Park (2), Pittsfield Historic District (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Green Acres Motel (625 West Washington Street).

Birthplace of: Ryan Carnes - Actor, James E. Flynn - Recipient of the Medal of Honor, Terry R. Parke - Politician.

Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.9%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Pittsfield in 2010:

  • 384 people in state prisons
  • 125 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 40 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Pittsfield in 2000:

  • 151 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Pittsfield (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank: Pittsfield Motor Branch at Route 106 West Pittsfield, branch established on 1995/11/15; at 108 East Adams Street, branch established on 1889/01/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $235.9 mil, Deposits: $200.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Pike Bancorp, Inc.
  • United Community Bank: Pittsfield Branch at 1 Professional Plaza, branch established on 1999/10/22. Info updated 2011/05/20: Bank assets: $954.7 mil, Deposits: $737.5 mil, headquarters in Chatham, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Farmers National Bank of Griggsville: Pittsfield Facility at 201 W Washington Street, branch established on 2010/07/12. Info updated 2008/10/07: Bank assets: $58.6 mil, Deposits: $53.1 mil, headquarters in Griggsville, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Griggsville Bancshares, Inc
  • CNB Bank and Trust, N.A.: Corn Belt Bank And Trust Company Bra at 643 West Washington Street, branch established on 1946/10/25. Info updated 2011/07/20: Bank assets: $682.7 mil, Deposits: $586.8 mil, headquarters in Carlinville, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Carlinville National Bank Shares, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Barry: Pittsfield Branch at 525 West Washington Street, branch established on 1879/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $116.5 mil, Deposits: $97.8 mil, headquarters in Barry, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Pittsfield:

Marital status in Pittsfield, IL
  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

For population 25 years and over in Pittsfield:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pittsfield
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pittsfield, IL (based on Pike County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,38334
Mainline Protestant1,77816
Catholic3641
Other2222
None9,683-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Pike County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Pike County:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

27.0%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pike County:

7.6%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pittsfield:

46.9%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

40.8%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Pittsfield:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pittsfield:

25.9%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.7%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pittsfield:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.4%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

50.3%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.1%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pittsfield, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 8$44,258$66,3870$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$33,653$80,7672$1,949
Water Supply 3$15,195$60,7800$0
Gas Supply 3$24,819$99,2760$0
Other Government Administration 3$16,384$65,53610$10,216
Sewerage 2$13,063$78,3780$0
Airports 1$5,931$71,1720$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$350
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 25$153,303$73,58513$12,515

Pittsfield government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($3.39)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.45)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $1,543,000 ($349.17)
    General - Other: $942,000 ($213.17)
    Regular Highways: $616,000 ($139.40)
    Police Protection: $428,000 ($96.85)
    Water Utilities: $400,000 ($90.52)
    Sewerage: $340,000 ($76.94)
    Air Transportation: $298,000 ($67.44)
    Central Staff Services: $196,000 ($44.35)
    Libraries: $174,000 ($39.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $163,000 ($36.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $156,000 ($35.30)
    Financial Administration: $120,000 ($27.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $298,000 ($67.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $769,000 ($174.02)
    Water Utilities: $468,000 ($105.91)
    General - Other: $108,000 ($24.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($2.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($2.49)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,109,000 ($250.96)

Pittsfield government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $457,000 ($103.42)
    Air Transportation: $265,000 ($59.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000 ($10.86)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $137,000 ($31.00)
    Other: $91,000 ($20.59)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $486,000 ($109.98)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($5.20)
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000 ($2.49)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,683,000 ($380.86)
    Water Utilities: $1,018,000 ($230.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,414,000 ($319.98)
    Highways: $130,000 ($29.42)
  • Tax - Property: $633,000 ($143.25)
    Other License: $13,000 ($2.94)

Pittsfield government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,439,000 ($1683.41)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,106,000 ($1608.06)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $747,000 ($169.04)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $414,000 ($93.69)

Pittsfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,287,000 ($970.13)

4.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,635 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Adams County, IL  0.83% ($37,510 average AGI)


4.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.10%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Adams County, IL  1.05% ($39,452 average AGI)
Businesses in Pittsfield, IL
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Sears1
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Strongest AM radio stations in Pittsfield:

  • WBBA (1580 AM; 0 kW; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: BROWN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pittsfield:

  • WBBA-FM (97.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: BROWN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WIPA (89.3 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KJFM (102.1 FM; LOUISIANA, MO; Owner: FOXFIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPCR-FM (94.1 FM; BOWLING GREEN, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • WPWQ (106.7 FM; MOUNT STERLING, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pittsfield:

  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHQA-TV (Channel 7; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF QUINCY, LLC)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Pittsfield: James E. Flynn.

Pittsfield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Pittsfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 282ft / 85.8mTotal length
  • $879,000Total costs
  • 51,950Total average daily traffic
  • 12,097Total average daily truck traffic
  • 34,998Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pittsfield, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 171980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 62000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pittsfield, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pittsfield)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Pittsfield, IL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pittsfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pittsfield)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 31. The highest number of reported fires - 56 took place in 2007, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Pittsfield, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.6%), and Structure Fires (37.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pittsfield, IL
    • 23343.6%Outside Fires
    • 20037.4%Structure Fires
    • 9718.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 50.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pittsfield, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pittsfield, Illinois:

  • Motel Pike, Hwy 106, Pittsfield, Illinois 62363 , Phone: (217) 285-2129
  • Knights Inn, 1238 W Washington St, Pittsfield, Illinois 62363 , Phone: (217) 285-2129, Fax: (217) 285-2120
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pittsfield, Illinois
Most common first names in Pittsfield, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9779.0 years
William5778.1 years
John5377.7 years
James5273.9 years
Charles4577.3 years
Helen4281.8 years
George4078.3 years
Robert3975.4 years
Paul2875.1 years
Walter2682.2 years
Most common last names in Pittsfield, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5877.8 years
Johnson2977.8 years
Miller2672.6 years
Moore1973.2 years
Dunham1884.4 years
Hoos1584.6 years
Baughman1574.1 years
Willard1576.4 years
Hayden1578.5 years
Williams1577.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pittsfield, IL
  • 81.1%Utility gas
  • 18.0%Electricity
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pittsfield, IL
  • 65.9%Utility gas
  • 32.1%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Pittsfield compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Pittsfield on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
There are 10 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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