Pittsburg, Texas

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Population in 2017: 4,651 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.0%
 
Males: 2,291  (49.3%)
Females: 2,360  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

30.7 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75686.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,759 (it was $24,789 in 2000)
Pittsburg:

$36,759
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,398 (it was $14,882 in 2000)

Pittsburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,743 (it was $54,100 in 2000)
Pittsburg:

$119,743
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $94,056; detached houses: $103,783; mobile homes: $24,567

Median gross rent in 2017: $708.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pittsburg: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.9%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 38.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.0% for other race residents, 51.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pittsburg, TX (2017)
    • 1,77436.7%Hispanic
    • 1,69135.0%White alone
    • 1,23225.5%Black alone
    • 671.4%Asian alone
    • 621.3%Two or more races
    • 90.2%American Indian alone

Races in Pittsburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Pittsburg, Texas as of January 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pittsburg is 116 to 1.


Crime rates in Pittsburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(44.1)
2
(42.7)
6
(129.1)
5
(106.7)
5
(106.3)
3
(63.6)
1
(21.8)
3
(65.7)
5
(110.8)
6
(132.7)
4
(87.0)
2
(43.3)
3
(63.3)
3
(64.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(132.4)
6
(128.2)
5
(107.6)
6
(128.1)
7
(148.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(65.3)
2
(43.8)
3
(66.5)
5
(110.6)
3
(65.2)
2
(43.3)
3
(63.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
29
(639.8)
17
(363.1)
11
(236.7)
12
(256.2)
16
(340.2)
13
(275.7)
19
(413.8)
21
(459.8)
27
(598.1)
37
(818.2)
29
(630.4)
21
(454.3)
13
(274.5)
19
(407.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
54
(1,191)
55
(1,175)
59
(1,269)
45
(960.7)
33
(701.7)
36
(763.4)
47
(1,024)
46
(1,007)
73
(1,617)
65
(1,437)
48
(1,043)
24
(519.3)
38
(802.4)
27
(578.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
120
(2,647)
99
(2,114)
165
(3,550)
118
(2,519)
98
(2,084)
114
(2,417)
105
(2,287)
138
(3,022)
119
(2,636)
107
(2,366)
85
(1,848)
99
(2,142)
94
(1,985)
54
(1,157)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(66.2)
8
(170.9)
3
(64.5)
4
(85.4)
5
(106.3)
4
(84.8)
6
(130.7)
3
(65.7)
4
(88.6)
6
(132.7)
18
(391.3)
4
(86.5)
5
(105.6)
9
(192.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.3)
1
(21.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.6)
1
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.2)
1
(21.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)397.5368.4418.9349.9338.7262.9293.3354.3453.9508.8480.4267.4268.6235.0

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City-data.com crime index in Pittsburg, TX

Crime rate in Pittsburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (8.0%), African (7.7%), English (3.7%), Irish (2.1%), German (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.34 square miles.

Population density: 1,393 people per square mile   (low).

Pittsburg, Texas map

881 residents are foreign born (17.1% Latin America).

This city:

18.2%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,758 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $851 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (36.0 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (78.7 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (106.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Rocky Mound, TX (2.2 miles),
Leesburg-Newsome, TX (2.9 miles ),
Bettie, TX (3.1 miles ),
Mount Pleasant, TX (3.3 miles ),
Cookville, TX (3.4 miles ),
Miller's Cove, TX (3.7 miles),
Daingerfield, TX (3.8 miles ),
Winfield, TX (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 33.00 N, Longitude: 94.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +762 (+15.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 630 (36.5%)

Area code: 903

Distribution of median household income in Pittsburg, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pittsburg, TX in 2017
Pittsburg satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $43,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $63,400
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $157,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Pittsburg, TX residents
Average permit cost in Pittsburg, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Pittsburg, TX
Historical housing units in Pittsburg, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +105 (+2.5%).
Most common industries in Pittsburg, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (12.8%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (16.8%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.1%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.0%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Food (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Pittsburg, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Cashiers (7.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Child care workers (4.6%)

Average climate in Pittsburg, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Pittsburg-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 125% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Pittsburg city center injured 2 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 4/30/1954, a category F3 tornado 15.3 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pittsburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 79% 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 142.6 miles away from Pittsburg center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 218.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 220.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 336.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 321.9 miles away from Pittsburg 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 194.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Camp County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pittsburg topographic map

Main business address for: PILGRIMS PRIDE CORP (POULTRY SLAUGHTERING AND PROCESSING).

Hospitals and medical centers in Pittsburg:

  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER PITTSBURG (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2701 US HWY 271 N)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER PITTSBURG (provides emergency services, 414 QUITMAN STREET)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH NORTH (208 LAFAYETTE STREET)
  • MOORES NURSING HOME (618 QUITMAN STREET)
  • PITTSBURG NURSING CENTER (123 PECAN GROVE)

Airports and heliports located in Pittsburg:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pittsburg:

  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 9 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,320)
  • LeTourneau University (about 40 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Kilgore College (about 44 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 50 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 50 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Paris Junior College (about 56 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 58 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)

Public high school in Pittsburg:

  • PITTSBURG H S (Students: 351, Location: 300 S TEXAS ST, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Pittsburg:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pittsburg:

  • PITTSBURG J H (Students: 655, Location: 313 BROACH ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • PITTSBURG EL (Students: 541, Location: 110 FULTON ST, Grades: 2-4)
  • PITTSBURG PRI (Students: 486, Location: 405 BROACH ST, Grades: PK-1)
  • PITTSBURG INT (Students: 404, Location: 209 LAFEYETTE, Grades: 5-6)
See full list of schools located in Pittsburg

Library in Pittsburg:

  • PITTSBURG-CAMP COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $160,381; Location: 613 QUITMAN ST; 27,617 books; 785 audio materials; 1,349 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 62 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Northeast Texas Community College FM 1735 Mt. Pleasant, Texas 75455 added by J J

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pittsburg: Pittsburg-Camp County Museum (A), Pittsburg Fire Department (B), Texas Forest Service Pittsburg Office (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Pittsburg: PILGRIMS PRIDE CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Pittsburg include: Deishler John Freedom Fellowship Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), United Pentecostal Church (C), Church of God (D), Franklin Street Church of Christ (E), Pine Bluff Baptist Church (F), Metropolitian Baptist Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Faith Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Rosehill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Carson House Inn & Grille (302 Mount Pleasant Street).

Birthplace of: Louie Gohmert - Politician, Jeremy Loyd - 2005 NFL player (St. Louis Rams, born: Jul 30, 1980), Jim Gilstrap - Session musician, Basil Mitchell (American football) - Football player, Homer Jones (American football) - Football player, Ernie McAnally - Baseball player.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pittsburg and their reported violations in the past:

BI COUNTY WSC 1 (Population served: 10,392, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-02-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
BI COUNTY WSC 3 (Population served: 1,932, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-02-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.1%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.5%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
129 people in nursing homes in 2000
24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Pittsburg (2011 data):

  • Pilgrim Bank: North Greer Boulevrd Branch, Drive-In Facility, at 237 Jefferson Street. Info updated 2009/11/17: Bank assets: $379.5 mil, Deposits: $302.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Pilgrim Bancorporation
  • Cypress Bank, SSB: Cypress Bank, Ssb at 120 South Greer Blvd, branch established on 1976/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/07: Bank assets: $165.9 mil, Deposits: $126.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Capital One, National Association: Pittsburg Branch at 220 Jefferson Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Guaranty Bond Bank: Guaranty Bank-Pittsburg at 116 Greer Blvd, branch established on 1999/05/17. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $1,091.1 mil, Deposits: $932.8 mil, headquarters in Mount Pleasant, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Gilmer: Fnb Pittsburg Branch at 1896 Hwy. 271 North, branch established on 2005/03/31. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $192.1 mil, Deposits: $166.8 mil, headquarters in Gilmer, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Gilmer Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Pittsburg:

Marital status in Pittsburg, TX
  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

For population 25 years and over in Pittsburg:

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pittsburg
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pittsburg, TX (based on Camp County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,25626
Catholic1,4211
Black Protestant1,1406
Mainline Protestant8295
Other2-
None3,753-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Camp County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Here:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Camp County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Camp County:

10.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.0%
State:

26.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.7%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pittsburg:

43.3%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pittsburg:

23.9%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.2%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pittsburg:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.0%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

51.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Pittsburg:

78.6%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pittsburg, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 5$10,922$26,2130$0
Water Supply 3$7,954$31,8160$0
Sewerage 1$3,587$43,0440$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 9$22,463$29,9510$0

Pittsburg government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $730,000 ($156.96)
    Sewerage: $604,000 ($129.86)
    Regular Highways: $541,000 ($116.32)
    Water Utilities: $531,000 ($114.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $417,000 ($89.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $252,000 ($54.18)
    General - Other: $177,000 ($38.06)
    Financial Administration: $147,000 ($31.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $95,000 ($20.43)
    Libraries: $84,000 ($18.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $72,000 ($15.48)
    Central Staff Services: $61,000 ($13.12)
    Health - Other: $48,000 ($10.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $47,000 ($10.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $163,000 ($35.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $233,000 ($50.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,000 ($10.54)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($2.58)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($1.51)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($1.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,730,000 ($371.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($0.86)

Pittsburg government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $669,000 ($143.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $607,000 ($130.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $189,000 ($40.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $83,000 ($17.85)
    Water Utilities: $49,000 ($10.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $110,000 ($23.65)
    Fines and Forfeits: $107,000 ($23.01)
    Interest Earnings: $73,000 ($15.70)
    Donations From Private Sources: $16,000 ($3.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $877,000 ($188.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $129,000 ($27.74)
  • Tax - Property: $920,000 ($197.81)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $791,000 ($170.07)
    Public Utilities Sales: $279,000 ($59.99)
    Other Selective Sales: $24,000 ($5.16)
    Other License: $5,000 ($1.08)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.22)

Pittsburg government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,745,000 ($805.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,485,000 ($749.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $260,000 ($55.90)

Pittsburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,316,000 ($497.96)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $155,000 ($33.33)

8.57% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($131,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.57%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Titus County, TX  1.71% ($42,680 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.69% ($29,833)
to Gregg County, TX  0.69% ($25,567)
Businesses in Pittsburg, TX
NameCountNameCount
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block2U-Haul1
Lane Furniture2UPS2
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pittsburg:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIMP (960 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT PLEASANT, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KEGG (1560 AM; 2 kW; DAINGERFIELD, TX)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KEES (1430 AM; 5 kW; GLADEWATER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pittsburg:

  • KDVE (103.1 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KSCN (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAZE (106.9 FM; ORE CITY, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KWNS (104.7 FM; WINNSBORO, TX; Owner: RICHARD E. FOSTER)
  • KALK (97.7 FM; WINFIELD, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFRO-FM (95.3 FM; GILMER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KTAA (90.7 FM; BIG SANDY, TX; Owner: INSTITUTE IN BASIC LIFE PRINCIPLES, INC.)
  • KXVI-LP (100.5 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: HOLY HIP HOP COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Pittsburg:

  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • K54CB (Channel 54; MOUNT PLEASANT, TX; Owner: F. V. P. NETWORK, INC)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
Pittsburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Pittsburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 27.1mTotal length
  • 49,630Total average daily traffic
  • 7,754Total average daily truck traffic
  • 69,510Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pittsburg, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pittsburg, TX

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 130
  • Hazardous Condition: 27
  • Service Call: 56
  • Good Intent Call: 43
Fire incident types in Pittsburg, TX

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pittsburg, TX
Most common first names in Pittsburg, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9479.4 years
James9173.1 years
John8576.1 years
William7874.5 years
Robert6972.0 years
Willie5276.3 years
George5274.4 years
Charles5170.8 years
Thomas3873.5 years
Henry3776.0 years
Most common last names in Pittsburg, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8478.8 years
Davis5676.9 years
Williams4976.3 years
Johnson4675.7 years
White4074.8 years
Jones3878.2 years
Bell3379.2 years
Carpenter3280.0 years
Taylor3277.5 years
Rogers3076.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pittsburg, TX
  • 49.6%Utility gas
  • 48.3%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pittsburg, TX
  • 53.9%Electricity
  • 45.4%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Pittsburg compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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