South Pittsburg, Tennessee Population 2022

3,026
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South Pittsburg is a city located in Marion County Tennessee. South Pittsburg has a 2020 population of 3,026. South Pittsburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.03% annually and its population has decreased by -2.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,096 in 2010.

The average household income in South Pittsburg is $45,119 with a poverty rate of 22.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $501 per month, and the median house value is $99,400. The median age in South Pittsburg is 43.1 years, 38.5 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

South Pittsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 79.82%
  • Black or African American: 15.14%
  • Two or more races: 2.93%
  • Asian: 1.94%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of South Pittsburg, Tennessee is 3,026 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,026.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,096.

South Pittsburg, Tennessee Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,42579.82%
Black or African American46015.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.16%
Asian591.94%
Two or More Races892.93%
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South Pittsburg Population by Race

South Pittsburg Population Pyramid 2022

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South Pittsburg Median Age

45


Total

40.5


Male

49.5


Female

South Pittsburg Adults

There are 2,397 adults, (580 of whom are seniors) in South Pittsburg.

South Pittsburg Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

South Pittsburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,536

50.56%

Male

1,502

49.44%

South Pittsburg Population by Age

South Pittsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Pittsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.4%27.6%
Female65.1%34.9%
All55.8%44.2%
Non Family40.6%59.4%
Male40%60%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Pittsburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2522.3255.8
Married4312.8772.4
Male355.4340
Female2153.2365.1
Non Family5711.3740.6

2.93

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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South Pittsburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1738.16%
9th to 12th Grade21610.19%
High School Graduate1,11952.78%
Some College32815.47%
Associates Degree894.20%
Bachelors Degree914.29%
Graduate Degree1044.91%
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South Pittsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Pittsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian442716
White1,7941,451175
2+ Races23231
Black2492203
Native American55
Hispanic55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.36%.

South Pittsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,956$36,797$32,910
Less Than 9th Grade$21,900$21,700$31,667
High School Graduate$33,223$36,914$30,500
Some College$32,426$33,875$31,429
Bachelors Degree$$$87,917
Graduate Degree$68,125$$52,946

$33,956

Average Earnings

$36,797

Average Male

$32,910

Average Female

South Pittsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Pittsburg Language by Age

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South Pittsburg Language

98.31% of South Pittsburg residents speak only English, while 1.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.24% of the population.

South Pittsburg Language

South Pittsburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic55100.00%
Black43219144.21%
Multiple893033.71%
White2,29043018.78%
OtherNaN%

22.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.73%

Male Poverty Rate

22.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Pittsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Pittsburg is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.82%.

South Pittsburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.31%
High School28.45%
Some College13.91%
Bachelors or Greater2.73%

South Pittsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.76%
Male Unemployed30.23%
Female Employed6.25%
Female Unemployed30.23%

South Pittsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Pittsburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,564$47,502
Families$45,598$60,279
Married Families$47,891-
Non Families$21,979$30,165
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Income by Household Type

South Pittsburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.6%

Male Marriage Rate

31.5%

Female Marriage Rate

South Pittsburg Married by Age and Sex

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South Pittsburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

South Pittsburg Marital Status by Race

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South Pittsburg Marital Status

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211

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War18
Vietnam114
Korea18
World War II9

South Pittsburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5425
55 to 64120
65 to 7428
75+38

South Pittsburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1849.32%
Black278.46%

South Pittsburg Veterans by Race

South Pittsburg Veterans by Education

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1.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Pittsburg Veterans by Education

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43.4%

Labor Force Participation

40%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

South Pittsburg Employment by Age

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South Pittsburg Employment by Race

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South 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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69.59%

Born in South Pittsburg

98.88%

Native Born

1.12%

Foreign Born

1.12%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.88% of South Pittsburg residents were born in the United States, with 69.59% having been born in Tennessee. 1.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

South Pittsburg Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19502,5730.00%
19604,1301,5574.85%
19703,613-517-1.33%
19803,636230.06%
19903,295-341-0.98%
20003,2950.00%
20103,096-199-0.62%
20113,074-22-0.71%
20123,07840.13%
20133,08020.06%
20143,078-2-0.06%
20153,073-5-0.16%
20163,058-15-0.49%
20173,043-15-0.49%
20183,030-13-0.43%
20193,029-1-0.03%
20203,028-1-0.03%
20213,027-1-0.03%
20223,026-1-0.03%

South Pittsburg Population by Year