Pittsfield is a town in Otsego County, New York, United States. The population was 1,366 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 37.8 square miles (98 km), of which, 37.7 square miles (98 km) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km) of it (0.13%) is water.
The west town line, defined by the Unadilla River, is the border of Chenango County. Wharton Creek flows into the Unadilla River at the west town line. Aldrich Creek drains the east end of town southwards into the Butternut at Elm Grove in Morris.
New York State Route 80 passes through the northwest part of the town.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,295 people, 474 households, and 359 families residing in the town. The population density was 34.3 people per square mile (13.3/km²). There were 605 housing units at an average density of 16.0 per square mile (6.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.84% White, 0.23% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.69% of the population.
There were 474 households out of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.1% were non-families. 19.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.03.
In the town, the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $30,078, and the median income for a family was $36,328. Males had a median income of $27,446 versus $21,912 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,347. About 13.5% of families and 17.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.9% of those under age 18 and 12.3% of those age 65 or over.