Pittsburg is a city located in Contra Costa County California. With a 2020 population of 79,046, it is the 119th largest city in California and the 492nd largest city in the United States. Pittsburg is currently growing at a rate of 1.69% annually and its population has increased by 3.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 76,416 in 2020. Spanning over 20 miles, Pittsburg has a population density of 4,481 people per square mile.
The average household income in Pittsburg is $94,675 with a poverty rate of 10.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,827 per month, and the median house value is $425,300. The median age in Pittsburg is 34.7 years, 33.4 years for males, and 36 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pittsburgwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.94%.
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.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Pittsburg is Multiple, with 17.04% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Pittsburg is Other, with NaN% 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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Pittsburg
67.68% of Pittsburg residents were born in the United States, with 56.75% having been born in California. 14.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.