Pittsburg, Kansas Population 2020

20,080

Pittsburg is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 20,080, it is the 21st largest city in Kansas and the 1839th largest city in the United States. Pittsburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually and its population has decreased by -0.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,233 in 2010. Pittsburg reached it's highest population of 20,347 in 2013. Spanning over 13 miles, Pittsburg has a population density of 1,537 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pittsburg is $45,921 with a poverty rate of 29.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $720 per month, and the median house value is $86,400. The median age in Pittsburg is 25.9 years, 24.3 years for males, and 28.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.6 males.

Pittsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 85.83%
  • Two or more races: 4.31%
  • Black or African American: 3.94%
  • Asian: 3.80%
  • Other race: 1.47%
  • Native American: 0.64%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pittsburg, Kansas is 20,080, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,178.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,233.

Pittsburg, Kansas Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202038,995-12-0.03%
201939,007-12-0.03%
201839,019-12-0.03%
201739,031-47-0.12%
201639,078-73-0.19%
201539,151-112-0.29%
201439,263170.04%
201339,246-75-0.19%
201239,3211240.32%
201139,197250.06%
201039,1720.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,40685.83%
Two or More Races8744.31%
Black or African American8003.94%
Asian7713.80%
Some Other Race2991.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native1300.64%

Pittsburg Population Pyramid 2020

Pittsburg Median Age

25.9


Total

24.3


Male

28.9


Female

Pittsburg Adults

There are 15,979 adults, (2,510 of whom are seniors) in Pittsburg.

Pittsburg Age Dependency

50.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Pittsburg Sex Ratio

Female

10,058

49.60%

Male

10,222

50.40%

Pittsburg Households and Families

Pittsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pittsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.6%32.4%
Male52%48%
All41.3%58.7%
Female27.6%72.4%
Non Family26%74%

41.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8152.3941.3
Non Family3,8571.526
Married2,6333.2967.6
Female9963.227.6
Male3293.1452

3.14

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pittsburg Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4404.19%
9th to 12th Grade7206.85%
High School Graduate2,75426.21%
Some College2,48223.62%
Associates Degree8297.89%
Bachelors Degree2,00019.03%
Graduate Degree1,28412.22%

Pittsburg Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,7847,9952,833
Hispanic789481106
Multiple Races32428587
Black31228747
Asian236236188
Other Race1641148
Native American987323

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 79.66%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,265$33,958$26,308
Less Than High School$21,480$26,513$9,444
High School Grad$25,904$32,100$18,689
Some College$23,766$26,615$21,200
Bachelors Degree$37,574$43,397$35,446
Graduate Degree$53,433$59,273$50,568

$30,265

Average Earnings

$33,958

Average Male

$26,308

Average Female

Pittsburg Language

Pittsburg Language by Age

Pittsburg Language

90.15% of Pittsburg residents speak only English, while 9.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.59% of the population.

Pittsburg Poverty

Pittsburg Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,8033,77825.52%
Asian72255777.15%
Multiple78444556.76%
Black69544564.03%
Hispanic1,61328717.79%
Other2997424.75%
Native1303224.62%

29.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.86%

Male Poverty Rate

28.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pittsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pittsburg is Asian, with 77.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pittsburg is Hispanic, with 17.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.35%
High School22.22%
Some College20.11%
Bachelors or Greater12.66%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.13%
Male Unemployed41.57%
Male Employed24.69%
Female Employed19.56%

Pittsburg Income

Pittsburg Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,525$45,921
Families$48,120$60,954
Married Families$63,210-
Non Families$22,803$28,788

Pittsburg Marital Status

Pittsburg Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.6%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pittsburg Married by Age and Sex

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

Pittsburg Veterans

919

Number of Veterans

825

Male Veterans

94

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam311
Second Gulf War185
First Gulf War163
Korea137
World War II28
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74230
35 to 54223
75+191
55 to 64158
18 to 34117
Name Veterans % of Total
White8526.18%
Black498.83%
Hispanic252.25%
2 or More101.67%
Indian64.62%
Other20.93%

$Pittsburg Veterans by Education

11.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pittsburg Employment Status

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pittsburg Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

57.51%

Born in Kansas

93.15%

Native Born

6.85%

Foreign Born

4.47%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.15% of Pittsburg residents were born in the United States, with 57.51% having been born in Kansas. 4.47% 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
202020,080-49-0.24%
201920,129-49-0.24%
201820,178-42-0.21%
201720,220-49-0.24%
201620,269-63-0.31%
201520,332-15-0.07%
201420,3470.00%
201320,347200.10%
201220,327680.34%
201120,25910.00%
201020,2581,0150.52%
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%