Pittsburg, Kansas Population 2021

19,918
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Pittsburg is a city located in Crawford County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 19,918, it is the 22nd largest city in Kansas and the 1872nd largest city in the United States . Pittsburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -1.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,233 in 2010. Pittsburg reached it's highest population of 20,346 in 2013. Spanning over 13 miles, Pittsburg has a population density of 1,525 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pittsburg is $47,995 with a poverty rate of 27.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $712 per month, and the median house value is $88,500. The median age in Pittsburg is 25.9 years, 24.8 years for males, and 27.7 years for females.

Pittsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 86.94%
  • Two or more races: 4.15%
  • Black or African American: 3.93%
  • Asian: 3.10%
  • Other race: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pittsburg, Kansas is 19,918 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,116.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,233.

Pittsburg, Kansas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202138,632-93-0.24%
202038,725-93-0.24%
201938,818-93-0.24%
201838,911-14-0.04%
201738,925-121-0.31%
201639,046-93-0.24%
201539,139-130-0.33%
201439,269190.05%
201339,250-74-0.19%
201239,3241200.31%
201139,204320.08%
201039,1720.00%

Pittsburg Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,53786.94%
Two or More Races8374.15%
Black or African American7933.93%
Asian6253.10%
Some Other Race2611.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native1180.58%
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Pittsburg Population by Race

Pittsburg Population Pyramid $2021

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Pittsburg Median Age

25.9


Total

24.8


Male

27.7


Female

Pittsburg Adults

There are 16,089 adults, (2,607 of whom are seniors) in Pittsburg.

Pittsburg Age Dependency

49.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pittsburg Sex Ratio

Female

9,992

49.54%

Male

10,179

50.46%

Pittsburg Population by Age

Pittsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pittsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.5%28.5%
Male47%53%
All41.5%58.5%
Female25.4%74.6%
Non Family25.3%74.7%

41.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pittsburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8882.3541.5
Non Family3,8561.4825.3
Married2,6003.2471.5
Female1,0623.1125.4
Male3703.0347

3.09

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Pittsburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3623.48%
9th to 12th Grade6406.14%
High School Graduate2,92828.11%
Some College2,46123.63%
Associates Degree7717.40%
Bachelors Degree1,93018.53%
Graduate Degree1,32312.70%
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Pittsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pittsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,7618,0262,938
Hispanic883685131
2+ Races30728067
Black30126539
Other Race1307811
Asian12812864
Native American605423

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Pittsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,481$35,729$26,418
Less Than 9th Grade$22,875$33,258$11,250
High School Graduate$26,673$34,194$19,290
Some College$25,603$28,713$22,047
Bachelors Degree$39,672$43,031$37,250
Graduate Degree$53,568$63,173$49,886

$32,481

Average Earnings

$35,729

Average Male

$26,418

Average Female

Pittsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pittsburg Language by Age

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Pittsburg Language

90.01% of Pittsburg residents speak only English, while 9.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.75% of the population.

Pittsburg Language

Pittsburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,7503,58924.33%
Asian59844874.92%
Multiple72744160.66%
Black65634552.59%
Hispanic1,78024813.93%
Native962627.08%
Other261145.36%

27.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.04%

Male Poverty Rate

27.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pittsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pittsburg is Asian, with 74.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pittsburg is Other, with 5.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.95%.

Pittsburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School22.36%
Less Than 9th Grade21.74%
Some College16.17%
Bachelors or Greater9.93%

Pittsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.69%
Male Unemployed50.30%
Female Employed20.80%
Male Employed17.49%

Pittsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pittsburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,956$47,995
Families$50,605$64,637
Married Families$67,935-
Non Families$19,683$29,397
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Income by Household Type

Pittsburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pittsburg Marital Status by Race

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Pittsburg Marital Status

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819

Number of Veterans

754

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam285
First Gulf War177
Second Gulf War162
Korea115
World War II22

Pittsburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74212
35 to 54205
75+170
55 to 64141
18 to 3491

Pittsburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7685.45%
Hispanic413.40%
Black284.90%
Native American119.32%
2+ Races101.72%
Other Race21.28%

Pittsburg Veterans by Race

Pittsburg Veterans by Education

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7.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pittsburg Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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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56.32%

Born in Pittsburg

93.33%

Native Born

6.67%

Foreign Born

4.01%

Non Citizen

2.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.33% of Pittsburg residents were born in the United States, with 56.32% having been born in Kansas. 4.01% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202119,918-66-0.33%
202019,984-66-0.33%
201920,050-66-0.33%
201820,116-45-0.22%
201720,161-85-0.42%
201620,246-76-0.37%
201520,322-23-0.11%
201420,345-1-0.00%
201320,346200.10%
201220,326640.32%
201120,26250.02%
201020,2571,0140.51%
200019,2431,4680.80%
199017,775-995-0.54%
198018,770-1,401-0.72%
197020,1711,4930.77%
196018,678-663-0.35%
195019,3411,7700.96%
194017,571-574-0.32%
193018,145930.05%
192018,0523,2972.04%
191014,7554,6433.85%
190010,1123,4154.21%
18906,6970.00%

Pittsburg Population by Year