Pittsburg, Illinois Population 2024

556

Pittsburg is a city located in Williamson County Illinois. Pittsburg has a 2024 population of 556. Pittsburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -1.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 566 in 2020.

The average household income in Pittsburg is $63,195 with a poverty rate of 11.2%. The median age in Pittsburg is 51.2 years: 53.8 years for males, and 49.9 years for females.

Pittsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 94.64%
  • Two or more races: 3.47%
  • Native American: 1.89%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
269.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.77% (-10)
The current population of Pittsburg, Illinois is 556 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 566.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White60094.64%
Two or more races223.47%
Native American121.89%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Pittsburg Population by Race

Pittsburg Population Pyramid 2024

Pittsburg Median Age

51.2

Total

53.8

Male

49.9

Female

Pittsburg Adults

There are 549 adults, (166 of whom are seniors) in Pittsburg.

Pittsburg Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pittsburg Sex Ratio

Female32951.89%
Male30548.11%

Pittsburg Population by Age

Pittsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2732.328119
Married1232.5893.56.5
Non Family951.4176.823.2
Female493.3555.144.9
Male63.171000

2.57

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pittsburg Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade194.16%
Associates Degree4610.07%
Bachelors Degree4910.72%
Graduate Degree81.75%
High School Graduate17337.86%
Less Than 9th Grade122.63%
Some College15032.82%

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

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White42339257
2+ Races22220
Native American12120
Hispanic990

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.48%.

Pittsburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$56,250$88,333$52,083
Graduate Degree$59,063$0$59,063
High School Graduate$38,594$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$38,977$48,125$38,182
Some College$36,667$45,417$36,250

$38,977

Average Earnings

$48,125

Average Male

$38,182

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

98.53% of Pittsburg residents speak only English, while 1.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.47% of the population.

Pittsburg Language

Pittsburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5977111.89%

11.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.64%

Male Poverty Rate

20.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pittsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pittsburg is White, with 11.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pittsburg is White, with 11.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.26%.

Pittsburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater17.54%
Some College12.24%
High School4.62%
Less Than 9th Grade3.23%

Pittsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed7.84%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Pittsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pittsburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$53,750$65,930
Households$60,536$63,195
Married Families$67,417$-999,999,999
Non Families$50,114$50,919

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pittsburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

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 55-64.

Pittsburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pittsburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

77

Number of Veterans

71

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam55
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War4
Korea0
World War II0

Pittsburg Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7448
35 to 5411
55 to 649
75+9
18 to 340

Pittsburg Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6813.2%
Native American541.67%
2+ Races418.18%

Pittsburg Veterans by Race

Pittsburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pittsburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40%

Labor Force Participation

38.2%

Employment Rate

4.4%

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

88.01%

Born in Pittsburg

96.21%

Native Born

3.79%

Foreign Born

1.1%

Non Citizen

2.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.21% of Pittsburg residents were born in the United States, with 88.01% having been born in Illinois. 1.1% 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 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029544-3-0.55%
2028547-2-0.36%
2027549-2-0.36%
2026551-3-0.54%
2025554-2-0.36%
2024556-3-0.54%
202355920.36%
2022557-4-0.71%
2021561-5-0.88%
2020566122.17%
2019554-6-1.07%
201856000%
2017560-8-1.41%
201656810.18%
201556700%
2014567-3-0.53%
201357000%
2012570-3-0.52%
201157310.17%
201057200%

Pittsburg Population by Year