Pittsfield, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 21,366 housing units in Pittsfield. This represents a 0.4% growth from 21,272 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 20,716 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 650 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Pittsfield is about 60.8%. Pittsfield's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.8%. Average household size is 2.26 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Pittsfield were built after 1945.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.40%
One Bedroom17.70%
Two Bedrooms25.40%
Three Bedrooms38.90%
Four Bedrooms13.10%
Five Bedrooms or more3.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.48
Median year structure was built1948
Median Value of occupied units$100,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$88,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.93
Median year structure was built1939
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$426

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage4.40%
Home Equity Loan9.90%
Simple Mortgage49.10%
Debt Free36.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.5%