According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Pittsfield has an overall cost of living index of 104 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Massachusetts, Pittsfield has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Massachusetts's index of 132.
The standard of living in Pittsfield ranks as #3,586 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Massachusetts. By definition, that implies Pittsfield ranks as the #2,833 most expensive place in the Bay State.
|Living Expense||Pittsfield||Massachusetts||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Massachusetts, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Pittsfield|
|North Adams, MA||12,897||99||1.0x|
|Windsor Locks, CT||12,732||115||1.1x|
|Southwood Acres, CT||8,352||115||1.1x|
|Sherwood Manor, CT||5,901||113||1.1x|