Pittsburg, California Population 2022

79,046
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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.

Pittsburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pittsburgwas:

  • White: 33.95%
  • Other race: 20.59%
  • Asian: 19.38%
  • Black or African American: 13.60%
  • Two or more races: 10.98%
  • Native American: 0.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.56%
The current population of Pittsburg, California is 79,046 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 2022

Population by Race

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Pittsburg Population by Race

Pittsburg Population Pyramid 2022

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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

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pittsburg Sex Ratio

Female

36,517

50.91%

Male

35,206

49.09%

Pittsburg Population by Age

Pittsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pittsburg Household Types

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pittsburg Households and Families

3.7

Average Family Size

3.34

Average Household Size

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Pittsburg Households by Type

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Pittsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pittsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Pittsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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$42,937

Average Earnings

$50,820

Average Male

$36,145

Average Female

Pittsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pittsburg Language by Age

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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

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10.98%

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 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%.

Pittsburg Poverty

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Pittsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Pittsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pittsburg Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Pittsburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

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 Marital Status

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2,291

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Pittsburg Veterans by War

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Pittsburg Veterans by Age

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Pittsburg Veterans by Race

Pittsburg Veterans by Education

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8.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pittsburg Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pittsburg Employment by Age

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Pittsburg Employment by Race

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Pittsburg Employment by Education

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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56.75%

Born in Pittsburg

67.68%

Native Born

32.32%

Foreign Born

14.71%

Non Citizen

17.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Pittsburg Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Pittsburg Population by Year