Pittsfield (CDP), New Hampshire

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Pittsfield, New Hampshire
Union Block and First Congregational Church, Bridge Street
Union Block and First Congregational Church, Bridge Street
Pittsfield is located in New Hampshire
Pittsfield
Pittsfield
Pittsfield is located in the United States
Pittsfield
Pittsfield
Coordinates: 43°18′21″N 71°19′27″W / 43.30583°N 71.32417°W / 43.30583; -71.32417Coordinates: 43°18′21″N 71°19′27″W / 43.30583°N 71.32417°W / 43.30583; -71.32417
CountryUnited States
StateNew Hampshire
CountyMerrimack
TownPittsfield
Area
 • Total1.51 sq mi (3.91 km2)
 • Land1.51 sq mi (3.91 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
496 ft (151 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,576
 • Density1,045/sq mi (403.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
03263
Area code(s)603
FIPS code33-61860
GNIS feature ID2378088

Pittsfield is a census-designated place (CDP) and the central village in the town of Pittsfield in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States. The population of the CDP was 1,576 at the 2010 census,[1] out of 4,106 in the entire town of Pittsfield.

Geography[edit]

The CDP occupies the central-western part of the town of Pittsfield, on both sides of the Suncook River. It is bordered to the southwest by the town of Chichester; to the northwest by New Hampshire Route 28; to the northeast by River Road, the Suncook River, Barnstead Road/Carroll Street, Tilton Hill Road, Berry Avenue, Oneida Street, and Catamount Road; and to the southeast by the outlet of Whites Pond and by the Suncook River.[2]

Route 28 bypasses the center of the village to its northwest, leading southwest 6 miles (10 km) to the Epsom traffic circle and northeast 13 miles (21 km) to Alton. New Hampshire Route 107 passes through the center of Pittsfield as Catamount Road and Carroll Street, leading southeast 8 miles (13 km) to Northwood Narrows and northwest 11 miles (18 km) to Gilmanton.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Pittsfield CDP has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all of it recorded as land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,576 people, 639 households, and 383 families residing in the CDP. There were 750 housing units, of which 111, or 14.8%, were vacant. The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.6% white, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.1% some other race, and 2.2% from two or more races. 3.2% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.[3]

Of the 639 households in the CDP, 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.4% were headed by married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.1% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.4% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47, and the average family size was 3.07.[3]

26.0% of residents in the CDP were under the age of 18, 9.9% were from age 18 to 24, 27.1% were from 25 to 44, 25.4% were from 45 to 64, and 11.6% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34.9 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.5 males.[3]

For the period 2011-15, the estimated median annual income for a household was $27,798, and the median income for a family was $29,063. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,094. 23.1% of the population and 25.0% of families were below the poverty line, along with 22.7% of people under the age of 18 and 6.3% of people 65 or older.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Pittsfield CDP, New Hampshire". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 28, 2017.
  2. ^ "TIGERweb: Pittsfield CDP, New Hampshire". Geography Division, U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved September 28, 2017.
  3. ^ a b c "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (DP-1): Pittsfield CDP, New Hampshire". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 28, 2017.
  4. ^ "Selected Economic Characteristics: 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates (DP03): Pittsfield CDP, New Hampshire". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 28, 2017.