Pittsburg, California Population 2023

80,361

Pittsburg is a city located in Contra Costa County California. With a 2023 population of 80,361, it is the 116th largest city in California and the 487th largest city in the United States.Pittsburg is currently growing at a rate of 1.66% annually and its population has increased by 5.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 76,416 in 2020. Spanning over 20 miles, Pittsburg has a population density of 4,556 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pittsburg is $94,675 with a poverty rate of 13.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pittsburg is 34.8 years, 33.8 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Pittsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 33.95%
  • Other race: 20.59%
  • Asian: 19.38%
  • Black or African American: 13.6%
  • Two or more races: 10.98%
  • Native American: 0.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.56%
The current population of Pittsburg, California is 80,361 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 76,416.

Pittsburg, California Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pittsburg Population by Race

Pittsburg Population Pyramid 2023

Pittsburg Median Age

34.8

Total

33.8

Male

36.1

Female

Pittsburg Adults

There are 54,946 adults, (8,606 of whom are seniors) in Pittsburg.

Pittsburg Age Dependency

54.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pittsburg Sex Ratio

Female36,51750.91%
Male35,20649.09%

Pittsburg Population by Age

Pittsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.7

Average Family Size

3.34

Average Household Size

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pittsburg Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pittsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pittsburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 86.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.66%.

Pittsburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$42,937

Average Earnings

$50,820

Average Male

$36,145

Average Female

Pittsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pittsburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pittsburg Language

49.98% of Pittsburg residents speak only English, while 50.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.94% of the population.

Pittsburg Language

Pittsburg Poverty by Race

rate

13.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.41%

Male Poverty Rate

12.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pittsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pittsburg is Multiple, with 23.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pittsburg is Islander, with 3.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.33%.

Pittsburg Poverty

Pittsburg Poverty Rate by Education

Pittsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pittsburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pittsburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Pittsburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pittsburg 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 Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pittsburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,291

Number of Veterans

2,184

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

Pittsburg Veterans by War

Pittsburg Veterans by Age

count

Pittsburg Veterans by Race

Pittsburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pittsburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pittsburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pittsburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pittsburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

53.27%

Born in Pittsburg

63.53%

Native Born

30.33%

Foreign Born

13.81%

Non Citizen

16.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.53% of Pittsburg residents were born in the United States, with 53.27% having been born in California. 13.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pittsburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Pittsburg Population by Year