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Population in 2012: 202 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -27.9%
Males: 96  (47.6%)
Females: 106  (52.4%)

Median resident age:  44.9 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 74560.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,276 (it was $19,479 in 2000)
Pittsburg:

$36,276
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,239

Pittsburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $46,421 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Pittsburg:

$46,421
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $46,416; Detached houses: $46,573; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $68,578; Mobile homes: $43,987

Median gross rent in 2012: $511.

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  • White alone - 148 (71.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 57 (27.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pittsburg: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.2%), Irish (8.8%), French (6.6%), Polish (5.8%), English (3.6%), United States (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 420 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Pittsburg:

  • High school or higher: 69.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pittsburg town:

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $317 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Broken Arrow, OK (91.6 miles , pop. 74,859).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (98.2 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (142.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Kiowa, OK (1.7 miles ), Savanna, OK (2.9 miles ), Ashland, OK (3.6 miles) , North Atoka, OK (3.6 miles) , Alderson, OK (4.0 miles ), McAlester, OK (4.0 miles ), Krebs, OK (4.1 miles ), Arpelar, OK (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 34.71 N, Longitude: 95.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+12.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (28%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (16%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other financial specialists (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Pittsburg-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 234% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Pittsburg town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.4 miles away from the town center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pittsburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from Pittsburg center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from Pittsburg center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pittsburg County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Pittsburg:

  • WALNUT GROVE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MCALESTER, OK)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES (Hospital, about 16 miles away; MCALESTER, OK)
  • OKLAHOMA HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS V I I I (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; MCALESTER, OK)

Political contributions by individuals in Pittsburg, OK

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pittsburg:

  • East Central University (about 47 miles; Ada, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,253)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 58 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,111)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee (about 64 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Paris Junior College (about 76 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 2,649)
  • Grayson County College (about 83 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 93 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,705)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 96 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 4,962)

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Public elementary/middle school in Pittsburg:

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Pittsburg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.3. This is about average.
City:

32.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.325. This is about average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.325
U.S.:

0.360
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 10.1. This is about average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

10.5
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.0. This is about average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

30.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 18.9. This is better than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.9
U.S.:

25.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.88
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.6%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.8% for American Indian residents, 12.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.0%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pittsburg, OK

Pittsburg compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Pittsburg travel time to work - commute


Pittsburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Pittsburg town (based on Pittsburg County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.85%
Here70.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents60.0%10.0%5.8%4.4%3.5%
Congregations32.5%10.6%3.3%11.4%8.1%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.3%2.4%2.1%1.4%7.1%
Congregations7.3%4.9%0.8%2.4%18.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Pittsburg County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Pittsburg County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Pittsburg County:

7.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pittsburg County:

29.7%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$1,628$19,5360$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$867
Totals for Government 1$1,628$19,5361$867

Pittsburg government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $79,000 ($391.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($74.26)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($64.36)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($49.50)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($4.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($74.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($99.01)

Pittsburg government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($89.11)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($79.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($9.90)
    Rents: $2,000 ($9.90)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($9.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $63,000 ($311.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($14.85)
    General Support: $1,000 ($4.95)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $19,000 ($94.06)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($19.80)

Pittsburg government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $212,000 ($1049.50)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $202,000 ($1000.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($49.50)

Pittsburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $144,000 ($712.87)

7.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.15%
Oklahoma average:

8.21%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($407 average AGI)
Pittsburg County:

0.08%
Oklahoma average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Latimer County, OK  0.51% ($24,569 average AGI)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.49% ($33,386)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.39% ($27,055)


6.28% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,922 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Oklahoma average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tulsa County, OK  0.44% ($30,919 average AGI)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.41% ($29,241)
to Latimer County, OK  0.36% ($29,460)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pittsburg:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KNED (1150 AM; 1 kW; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE RADIO, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTMC (1400 AM; 1 kW; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: BOTTOM LINE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pittsburg:

  • KMCO (101.3 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE RADIO, INC.)
  • KESC (103.7 FM; WILBURTON, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE RADIO, INC)
  • KTMC-FM (105.1 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: BOTTOM LINE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KTKL (88.5 FM; STIGLER, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KKFC (105.5 FM; COALGATE, OK; Owner: WOODSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMMY (97.1 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY, Inc.)
  • KBCW (91.9 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA)
  • KTNT (102.5 FM; EUFAULA, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)
  • KHKC-FM (102.1 FM; ATOKA, OK; Owner: KEYSTONE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLRB (89.3 FM; STUART, OK; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE OF PRAYER, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pittsburg:

  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • K51EK (Channel 51; McALESTER, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)

Pittsburg fatal accident list:

Dec 17, 1993 07:55 PM, 270, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • SAM CURTIS, Due South Of Town Of Pittsburg Along 1st St. (Lat: 34.703694 Lon: -95.855694), Type: 109.7, Structure height: 40121 m, Overall height: 109.7 m
    Registrant: 4053438232, Kerrylconn@gmail.Com, 13431 BROADWAY EXTENSION Suite- 120


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3


Most common first names in Pittsburg, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1272.0 years
Robert669.6 years
Mary677.7 years
Carl571.4 years
James571.8 years
John564.2 years
George475.5 years
Earl472.7 years
Elmer361.3 years
Clarence368.0 years
Most common last names in Pittsburg, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson980.4 years
Sweetin780.0 years
Willis678.2 years
Johnston662.7 years
Wilkinson574.2 years
Wood558.6 years
Bryant457.0 years
Vaughan478.5 years
Stites481.0 years
Cowling472.8 years
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