South Pittsburg, Tennessee Population 2021

3,027
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South Pittsburg is a city located in Marion County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 3,027, it is the 135th largest city in Tennessee and the 6226th largest city in the United States . South Pittsburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.03% annually but its population has increased by 1.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,992 in 2010. South Pittsburg reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 8 miles, South Pittsburg has a population density of 368 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Pittsburg is $45,119 with a poverty rate of 23.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $521 per month, and the median house value is $92,600. 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: 78.70%
  • Black or African American: 12.82%
  • Two or more races: 6.42%
  • Asian: 1.93%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of South Pittsburg, Tennessee is 3,027 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,029.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,992.

South Pittsburg, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,40178.70%
Black or African American39112.82%
Two or More Races1966.42%
Asian591.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.13%
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South Pittsburg Population by Race

South Pittsburg Population Pyramid $2021

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South Pittsburg Median Age

43.1


Total

38.5


Male

43.9


Female

South Pittsburg Adults

There are 2,355 adults, (497 of whom are seniors) in South Pittsburg.

South Pittsburg Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

South Pittsburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,542

50.54%

Male

1,509

49.46%

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
Male28.8%71.2%
Non Family30.2%69.8%
All49.1%50.9%
Female52.3%47.7%
Married72.4%27.6%

49.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Pittsburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2512.3349.1
Non Family5171.230.2
Married4383.0272.4
Female2373.3952.3
Male592.8328.8

2.9

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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South Pittsburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1949.56%
9th to 12th Grade22811.24%
High School Graduate99048.79%
Some College32115.82%
Associates Degree1004.93%
Bachelors Degree1085.32%
Graduate Degree884.34%
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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
White1,6791,299147
Black21519431
2+ Races7774
Asian462818
Hispanic88
Native American44

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 39.13%.

South Pittsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,875$36,555$30,156
Less Than 9th Grade$21,500$21,643$19,500
High School Graduate$30,139$35,823$17,128
Some College$34,038$39,300$28,500
Bachelors Degree$63,370$$63,478
Graduate Degree$65,511$$52,026

$31,875

Average Earnings

$36,555

Average Male

$30,156

Average Female

South Pittsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Pittsburg Language by Age

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South Pittsburg Language

98.10% of South Pittsburg residents speak only English, while 1.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

South Pittsburg Language

South Pittsburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,24844619.84%
Black36311732.23%
Multiple19610654.08%
Hispanic12866.67%

23.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.63%

Male Poverty Rate

28.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Pittsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Pittsburg is Hispanic, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Pittsburg is White, with 19.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.70%.

South Pittsburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.03%
Some College20.43%
High School19.02%
Bachelors or Greater2.11%

South Pittsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed53.85%
Female Unemployed49.28%
Female Employed14.42%
Male Employed5.87%

South Pittsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Pittsburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,292$45,119
Families$41,447$57,582
Married Families$44,265-
Non Families$14,974$23,537
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Income by Household Type

South Pittsburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

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 35-44, 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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255

Number of Veterans

243

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam119
Korea38
First Gulf War33
World War II14
Second Gulf War13

South Pittsburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64109
75+61
35 to 5449
65 to 7423
18 to 3413

South Pittsburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White22812.05%
Black279.25%

South Pittsburg Veterans by Race

South Pittsburg Veterans by Education

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11.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Pittsburg Veterans by Education

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49.7%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

9.7%

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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72.47%

Born in South Pittsburg

98.69%

Native Born

1.31%

Foreign Born

1.31%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.69% of South Pittsburg residents were born in the United States, with 72.47% having been born in Tennessee. 1.31% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,027-1-0.03%
20203,028-1-0.03%
20193,029-1-0.03%
20183,030-13-0.43%
20173,043-15-0.49%
20163,058-15-0.49%
20153,073-5-0.16%
20143,078-2-0.06%
20133,08020.06%
20123,07840.13%
20113,074-22-0.71%
20103,096-199-0.62%
20003,2950.00%
19903,295-341-0.98%
19803,636230.06%
19703,613-517-1.33%
19604,1301,5574.85%
19502,5730.00%

South Pittsburg Population by Year