Pittsburg, California Population 2020

74,769
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Pittsburg is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 74,769, it is the 119th largest city in California and the 484th largest city in the United States. Pittsburg is currently growing at a rate of 1.58% annually and its population has increased by 18.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 63,264 in 2010. Spanning over 20 miles, Pittsburg has a population density of 4,239 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pittsburg is $89,550 with a poverty rate of 12.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,649 per month, and the median house value is $356,300. The median age in Pittsburg is 34.8 years, 33.3 years for males, and 35.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.3 males.

Pittsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 35.17%
  • Other race: 20.34%
  • Black or African American: 17.15%
  • Asian: 16.09%
  • Two or more races: 9.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.96%
  • Native American: 0.80%
The current population of Pittsburg, California is 74,769, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 72,437.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 63,264.

Pittsburg, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,79035.17%
Some Other Race14,33520.34%
Black or African American12,09117.15%
Asian11,34216.09%
Two or More Races6,6989.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6750.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native5610.80%
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Pittsburg Population Pyramid 2020

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Pittsburg Median Age

34.8


Total

33.3


Male

35.9


Female

Pittsburg Adults

There are 52,729 adults, (7,632 of whom are seniors) in Pittsburg.

Pittsburg Age Dependency

56.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pittsburg Sex Ratio

Female

36,097

51.21%

Male

34,395

48.79%

Pittsburg Households and Families

Pittsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pittsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.6%30.4%
All56.5%43.5%
Male46.8%53.2%
Non Family44.8%55.2%
Female42.8%57.2%

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,9583.3556.5
Married10,0443.9169.6
Non Family4,8121.4144.8
Female4,2203.942.8
Male1,8824.0446.8

3.71

Average Family Size

3.35

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Pittsburg Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,3219.52%
9th to 12th Grade4,63910.22%
High School Graduate11,53425.40%
Some College11,73125.83%
Associates Degree3,9718.74%
Bachelors Degree6,60214.54%
Graduate Degree2,6115.75%
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Pittsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic16,16810,5271,224
White10,7909,8672,789
Asian8,3246,9452,977
Other Race8,0064,811532
Black7,7567,0241,802
Multiple Races3,1512,613537
Islander46241555
Native American42428224

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.76%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,062$42,905$35,708
Less Than High School$26,388$31,585$21,375
High School Grad$31,587$37,577$24,967
Some College$41,121$46,289$37,392
Bachelors Degree$54,719$60,825$52,950
Graduate Degree$69,950$66,582$77,344

$40,062

Average Earnings

$42,905

Average Male

$35,708

Average Female

Pittsburg Language

Pittsburg Language by Age

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Pittsburg Language

50.47% of Pittsburg residents speak only English, while 49.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.96% of the population.

Pittsburg Poverty

Pittsburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic29,2903,97613.57%
Other14,1572,27816.09%
Black11,8322,05117.33%
White13,1631,1158.47%
Multiple6,6981,01915.21%
Asian11,2979678.56%
Islander6759714.37%
Native561539.45%

12.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.77%

Male Poverty Rate

13.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pittsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pittsburg is Black, with 17.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pittsburg is White, with 8.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.70%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.97%
High School13.24%
Some College7.95%
Bachelors or Greater5.26%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.01%
Male Unemployed24.35%
Female Employed5.49%
Male Employed5.31%

Pittsburg Income

Pittsburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,770$89,550
Families$75,000$91,543
Married Families$88,131$108,676
Non Families$41,765$63,072
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Pittsburg Marital Status

Pittsburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pittsburg Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Pittsburg Veterans

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2,390

Number of Veterans

2,239

Male Veterans

151

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam965
First Gulf War342
Second Gulf War304
Korea239
World War II39
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74704
55 to 64557
35 to 54498
75+465
18 to 34166
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1676.13%
Black5456.06%
Hispanic4852.46%
2 or More2696.42%
Asian2382.58%
Other1621.58%
Hawaiian91.77%

Pittsburg Veterans by Education

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5.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pittsburg Employment Status

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67.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.56%

Born in California

67.63%

Native Born

32.37%

Foreign Born

15.46%

Non Citizen

16.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

67.63% of Pittsburg residents were born in the United States, with 55.56% having been born in California. 15.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202074,7691,1661.58%
201973,6031,1661.61%
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%