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Pittsburg County, Oklahoma (OK)

County population in 2016: 45,279 (48% urban, 52% rural); it was 43,953 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,886
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,436
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,034
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,690 (it was 4,123 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 1306 sq. mi.

Water area: 71.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 35 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pittsburg County: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (17.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.5%), Construction (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Pittsburg County, OK (2017)
    • 31,12070.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,94313.5%Two or more races
    • 3,8258.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2,2545.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,5433.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2440.6%Asian alone
    • 330.08%Some other race alone
    • 130.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.6 years
Males: 23,035  (50.9%)
Females: 22,244  (49.1%)
Average household size:
Pittsburg County:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,428 ($28,679 in 1999)
This county:

$45,428
Oklahoma:

$50,051

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $550 (lower quartile is $378, upper quartile is $681)
This county:

$550
State:

$620


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $104,318 (it was $51,400 in 2000)
Pittsburg:

$104,318
Oklahoma:

$137,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,524 - $166,903
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $976
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $325

Institutionalized population: 2,229

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 144
  • Thefts: 234
  • Auto thefts: 19

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 168
  • Thefts: 185
  • Auto thefts: 70
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Health of residents in Pittsburg County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.2. This is significantly worse than average.
64.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
54.8% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
99.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 93 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 1998: 52 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 1999: 70 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2000: 37 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2002: 58 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2005: 57 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2006: 59 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2007: 52 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2008: 65 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2009: 44 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2010: 54 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $162,200
  • 2012: 70 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2013: 32 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2014: 38 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2015: 21 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2016: 18 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2017: 17 buildings, average cost: $114,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Pittsburg, OK residents
Average permit cost in Pittsburg, OK
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $659 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $444 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Pittsburg, OK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pittsburg, OK in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pittsburg, OK in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.8%
Pittsburg County:

16.8%
Oklahoma:

15.8%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.3% for Black residents, 35.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.4% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 46.0% for other race residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.3 years old
(Males: 40.0 years old, Females: 42.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.1 years old, Black residents: 38.1 years old, American Indian residents: 31.9 years old, Asian residents: 35.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.1 years old, Other race residents: 28.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pittsburg County is $359 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $473 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $596 a month.

Cities in this county include: McAlester, Twin Cities, North Central Pittsburg, Longtown, Northwest Pittsburg, Hartshorne, Krebs, Quinton, Haileyville, Savanna.

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

2018 air pollution in Pittsburg County:

Lead: 0.0015 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.030 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Catoosa County, Georgia , Hughes County , Jackson County, Alabama , McClain County , York County, South Carolina , Loudon County, Tennessee , Seminole County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Oklahoma:

3.2%

Unemployment by year in Pittsburg, OK
County total employment by year in Pittsburg, OK
County average yearly wages by year in Pittsburg, OK

Current college students: 1,301
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 904 (42.4% naturalized citizens)

Pittsburg County:

2.0%
Whole state:

5.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1392010 or later
  • 2642000 to 2009
  • 2931990 to 1999
  • 681980 to 1989
  • 521970 to 1979
  • 141Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 89.1%

Pittsburg County marital status for males Pittsburg County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,109
  • One, attached: 182
  • Two: 394
  • 3 or 4: 456
  • 5 to 9: 263
  • 10 to 19: 37
  • 20 to 49: 130
  • 50 or more: 230
  • Mobile homes: 3,471
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 97

Housing units in Pittsburg County with a mortgage: 6,030 (116 second mortgage, 147 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,935

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

54.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pittsburg County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,501109
Mainline Protestant3,04416
Catholic1,5001
Other9085
Black Protestant7243
Orthodox121
None15,148-
Pittsburg County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Pittsburg County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This 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.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 30
This county:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pittsburg County:

10.9%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Pittsburg County:

29.7%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Pittsburg County:

Average size of farms: 299 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $17,724
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $71.85
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.94%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.63%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,729
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.67%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.98%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $23,726
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.56%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.36
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.47%
Corn for grain: 720 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 288 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 416 harvested acres
Vegetables: 22 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 317 acres

Earthquake activity:

Pittsburg County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 75% 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 45.3 miles away from Pittsburg County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 199.2 miles away from the county 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 200.1 miles away from the county 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 107.4 miles away from the county 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 318.4 miles away from Pittsburg County center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 153.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2015 to January 05, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4256: February 10, 2016, FEMA Id: 4256, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 2015 to June 22, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4222: May 26, 2015, FEMA Id: 4222, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 18, 2013 to June 02, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4117: May 20, 2013, FEMA Id: 4117, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1988: May 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 1988, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3316: February 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 3316, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 28, 2010 to January 30, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3308: January 30, 2010, FEMA Id: 3308, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 24, 2009 to December 25, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1876: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1876, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 10, 2008 to May 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1756: May 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 1756, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 09, 2008 to April 28, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1754: May 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1754, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2008 to March 23, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1752: May 05, 2008, FEMA Id: 1752, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 14 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pittsburg County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 8, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pittsburg

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,555 (83.1%)
  • Carpooled: 2,156 (11.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 33 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 136 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 248 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 524 (2.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (58%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • Ukraine (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Nigeria (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pittsburg County


  • Irish (9%)
  • German (9%)
  • American (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • British (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma in 2000:

  • 2,009 people in state prisons
  • 566 people in nursing homes
  • 105 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 73 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 2 people in military barracks, etc.

People in group quarters in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma in 2010:

  • 1,755 people in state prisons
  • 356 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 103 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 100 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 62 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 40 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,948.

5.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,869 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.79% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($24,742 average AGI)
1.99% relocated from other states ($15,127 average AGI)
Pittsburg County:

1.99%
Oklahoma average:

2.80%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from McIntosh County, OK  0.42% ($40,226 average AGI)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.37% ($46,981)
from Latimer County, OK  0.35% ($32,865)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.33% ($45,375)
from Haskell County, OK  0.20% ($12,793)
from Hughes County, OK  0.19% ($39,536)
from Cleveland County, OK  0.18% ($35,500)


6.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.08% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($25,173 average AGI)
2.13% relocated to other states ($18,195 average AGI)
Pittsburg County:

2.13%
Oklahoma average:

2.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tulsa County, OK  0.51% ($43,303 average AGI)
to McIntosh County, OK  0.43% ($38,143)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.38% ($35,821)
to Latimer County, OK  0.31% ($24,130)
to Muskogee County, OK  0.18% ($13,148)
to Cleveland County, OK  0.18% ($51,615)
to Pontotoc County, OK  0.17% ($28,040)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Pittsburg County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Pittsburg County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Pittsburg County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pittsburg County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Pittsburg County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pittsburg County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pittsburg County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pittsburg County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Pittsburg County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,121 (7,269 aged, 1,852 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 991 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (946)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (868)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (680)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (440)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (412)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (308)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (236)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (219)
  • Congestive heart failure (175)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (175)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.28
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,812
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 371
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 51,627

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,257
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,228
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 87

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 195.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 110.9
  • Other - 84.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 45,279
  • In family households: 35,612 (6,208 male householders, 5,609 female householders)
    8,732 spouses, 11,051 children (9,357 natural, 711 adopted, 1,048 stepchildren), 1,600 grandchildren, 425 brothers or sisters, 351 parents, 669 other relatives, 847 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,439 (2,949 male householders (2,338 living alone)), 3,217 female householders (2,852 living alone)), 1,264 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,213

Size of family households: 5,723 2-persons, 2,649 3-persons, 1,997 4-persons, 855 5-persons, 436 6-persons, 174 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,191 1-person, 823 2-persons, 74 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 53 5-persons.

5,686 married couples with children.
2,567 single-parent households (612 men, 1,955 women).

95.5% of residents of Pittsburg speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (94% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $380,485,000 ($8,657 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $79,441,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $147,879,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $63,279,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,244,000
Federal grants: $67,327,000
Federal procurement contracts: $43,042,000 ($27,392,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $57,713,000 ($43,541,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,229,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,893,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,575,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,678
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,798
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

52 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +101
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +756
Here +17 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Pittsburg County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.36 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma
  • Year house built in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma
  • 3502014 or later
  • 5982010 to 2013
  • 3,1802000 to 2009
  • 3,0841990 to 1999
  • 3,3241980 to 1989
  • 4,3401970 to 1979
  • 2,7721960 to 1969
  • 2,0151950 to 1959
  • 1,2821940 to 1949
  • 2,0271939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma
  • 491 room
  • 952 rooms
  • 3293 rooms
  • 1,3824 rooms
  • 3,4975 rooms
  • 3,2676 rooms
  • 2,0517 rooms
  • 1,2288 rooms
  • 9079+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma
  • 991 room
  • 1312 rooms
  • 7003 rooms
  • 1,2824 rooms
  • 1,2495 rooms
  • 9106 rooms
  • 3817 rooms
  • 2078 rooms
  • 1419+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma
  • 45no bedroom
  • 4171 bedroom
  • 2,4942 bedrooms
  • 7,6703 bedrooms
  • 1,8624 bedrooms
  • 3445+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma
  • 96no bedroom
  • 6151 bedroom
  • 2,1172 bedrooms
  • 1,9013 bedrooms
  • 3294 bedrooms
  • 415+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Pittsburg County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pittsburg County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 320no vehicle
  • 3,4791 vehicle
  • 5,2072 vehicles
  • 2,5913 vehicles
  • 8214 vehicles
  • 4535+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pittsburg County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pittsburg County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 672no vehicle
  • 2,5641 vehicle
  • 1,3982 vehicles
  • 3683 vehicles
  • 844 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

82.0% of Pittsburg County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Oklahoma.

Pittsburg County:

82.0%
State average:

83.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 29,596
  • Other state: 14,610
  • Northeast: 533
  • Midwest: 2,999
  • South: 6,321
  • West: 4,844
Year householders moved into unit in Pittsburg County, OK
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pittsburg County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 41.1%Electricity
  • 38.1%Utility gas
  • 12.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.0%Other fuel
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.7%Electricity
  • 43.1%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 254
Here:

5.3%
Oklahoma:

8.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 153
Here:

7.1%
Oklahoma:

8.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 182
Here:

15.5%
Oklahoma:

15.7%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Pittsburg County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $12,391,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,515,000
    General - Other: $7,091,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,977,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,566,000
    Police Protection: $2,050,000
    Libraries: $1,501,000
    Financial Administration: $1,271,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,240,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $510,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $243,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $238,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,515,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,942,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,869,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,073,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,224,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $91,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
    Royalties: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,174,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,925,000
    Other: $123,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,730,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,305,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,217,000

Pittsburg County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $12,391,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,515,000
    General - Other: $7,091,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,977,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,566,000
    Police Protection: $2,050,000
    Libraries: $1,501,000
    Financial Administration: $1,271,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,240,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $510,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $243,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $238,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,515,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,942,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,869,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,073,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,224,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $91,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
    Royalties: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,174,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,925,000
    Other: $123,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,730,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,305,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,217,000

Pittsburg County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $12,391,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,515,000
    General - Other: $7,091,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,977,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,566,000
    Police Protection: $2,050,000
    Libraries: $1,501,000
    Financial Administration: $1,271,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,240,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $510,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $243,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $238,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,515,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,942,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,869,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,073,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,224,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $91,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
    Royalties: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,174,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,925,000
    Other: $123,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,730,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,305,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,217,000

Pittsburg County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $12,391,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,515,000
    General - Other: $7,091,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,977,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,566,000
    Police Protection: $2,050,000
    Libraries: $1,501,000
    Financial Administration: $1,271,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,240,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $510,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $243,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $238,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,515,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,942,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,869,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,073,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,224,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $91,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
    Royalties: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,174,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,925,000
    Other: $123,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,730,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,305,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,217,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,367
  • Number of aged recipients: 118
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,249
  • Number of recipients under 18: 181
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 900
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 286
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 542
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 599
Most common first names in Pittsburg County, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John39975.3 years
William37476.2 years
Mary36680.5 years
James35273.1 years
Robert20272.1 years
Charles18372.6 years
George17876.8 years
Joe12276.6 years
Thomas11274.4 years
Roy10373.5 years
Most common last names in Pittsburg County, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith24675.6 years
Williams15278.4 years
Jones14578.4 years
Brown13075.7 years
Johnson12275.7 years
Martin9975.2 years
Miller9476.4 years
Wilson8674.9 years
Moore7778.7 years
Davis7476.3 years
Businesses in Pittsburg County, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1La Quinta1
AmericInn1La-Z-Boy2
Arby's1Lane Furniture2
Ashley Furniture4Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Bath & Body Works1Lowe's1
Best Western1McDonald's3
Blockbuster1Motel 61
Carl\s Jr.1Nike6
Chevrolet2Nissan1
Circle K1Payless1
ColorTyme1Pizza Hut2
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In4
Dennys1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Staples1
Fashion Bug1Subway4
FedEx5Super 82
Ford2T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill3True Value3
H&R Block2U-Haul3
Hilton1U.S. Cellular3
Holiday Inn2UPS5
Honda1Walgreens1
JCPenney1Walmart2
Jones New York1Wendy's1

Pittsburg County on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"