Pittsburg, California Population 2019

Pittsburg, California's estimated population is 72,437 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Pittsburg, California is the 121st largest city in California based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 4240.12 people/mi² (1637.11 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35 years, 34 years for males, and 35.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.1 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 3.28 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Pittsburg, California is $66,739, while the mean household income is $83,830.

Pittsburg Ca Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pittsburg Ca was:

  • White: 33.83%
  • Other race: 21.15%
  • Asian: 17.16%
  • Black or African American: 16.55%
  • Two or more races: 9.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.54%
  • Native American: 0.76%

How Many People Live in Pittsburg, California?

72,437
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201872,4374740.66%
201771,9631,1661.65%
201670,7971,5242.20%
201569,2731,2701.87%
201468,0031,3352.00%
201366,6681,1341.73%
201265,5349871.53%
201164,5471,0271.62%
201063,5206,7511.13%
200056,7699,2051.78%
199047,56414,0993.58%
198033,46512,0424.56%
197021,4232,3611.17%
196019,0626,2994.09%
195012,7633,2432.97%
19409,520-90-0.09%
19309,6104,8957.38%
19204,7152,3437.11%
19102,3720.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White23,497
Some Other Race14,689
Asian11,914
Black or African American11,495
Two or More Races6,255
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,072
American Indian and Alaska Native527

Pittsburg Ca Population Pyramid 2019

Pittsburg Ca Median Age

35


Total

34


Male

35.9


Female

Pittsburg Ca Adults

There are 52,388 adults, (7,991 of whom are seniors) in Pittsburg Ca.

Pittsburg Ca Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pittsburg Ca Sex Ratio

Female

35,597

51.26%

Male

33,852

48.74%

Pittsburg Ca Households and Families

Pittsburg Ca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pittsburg Ca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.4%30.6%
All56.1%43.9%
Non Family44%56%
Male43.8%56.2%
Female43.2%56.8%

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,0693.2856.1
Married10,1683.969.4
Non Family4,9651.3944
Female4,0443.6743.2
Male1,8924.0643.8

3.67

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pittsburg Ca Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,64510.30%
9th to 12th Grade4,2659.45%
High School Graduate11,71425.97%
Some College12,02326.65%
Associates Degree3,6728.14%
Bachelors Degree6,48514.37%
Graduate Degree2,3105.12%

Pittsburg Ca Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic15,92310,0831,099
White10,4159,5422,461
Asian8,6877,4053,404
Other Race8,2444,957493
Black7,5396,8671,340
Multiple Races2,9702,514512
Islander73368161
Native American42630587

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 92.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,739$41,628$35,744
Less Than High School$25,079$29,688$20,439
High School Grad$31,307$32,475$27,886
Some College$41,259$45,551$36,677
Bachelors Degree$60,273$68,652$51,816
Graduate Degree$62,317$61,211$69,071

$38,739

Average Earnings

$41,628

Average Male

$35,744

Average Female

Pittsburg Ca Language

Pittsburg Ca Language by Age

Pittsburg Ca Language

50.78% of Pittsburg Ca residents speak only English, while 49.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.03% of the population.

Pittsburg Ca Poverty

Pittsburg Ca Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic28,4014,36815.38%
Other14,5432,41316.59%
Black11,2532,06018.31%
White12,8131,30010.15%
Multiple6,25599215.86%
Asian11,8657676.46%
Islander1,07216115.02%
Native5277013.28%

13.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.54%

Male Poverty Rate

14.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pittsburg Ca

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pittsburg Ca is Black, with 18.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pittsburg Ca is Asian, with 6.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.05%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.91%
High School14.03%
Some College8.13%
Bachelors or Greater5.22%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.82%
Male Unemployed24.63%
Male Employed5.80%
Female Employed5.80%

Pittsburg Ca Income

Pittsburg Ca Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,739$83,830
Families$72,423$88,466
Married Families$84,710$104,083
Non Families$36,693$54,339

Pittsburg Ca Marital Status

Pittsburg Ca Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pittsburg Ca Married by Age and Sex

Pittsburg Ca Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pittsburg Ca Marital Status by Race

Pittsburg Ca Veterans

2,541

Number of Veterans

2,325

Male Veterans

216

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,041
First Gulf War384
Korea304
Second Gulf War296
World War II73

Pittsburg Ca Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2386.79%
Black6026.85%
Hispanic4702.43%
Asian2712.81%
2 or More2305.60%
Other1601.55%
Hawaiian344.33%
Indian61.37%

Pittsburg Ca Veterans by Education

6.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pittsburg Ca Employment Status

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pittsburg Ca Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

53.81%

Born in California

67.44%

Native Born

32.56%

Foreign Born

15.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

67.44% of Pittsburg Ca residents were born in the United States, with 53.81% having been born in California. 15.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.