Pittsburg is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 76,544 people and 21 constituent neighborhoods, Pittsburg is the 118th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Pittsburg are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
One downside of living in Pittsburg is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Pittsburg, the average commute to work is 36.69 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Pittsburg is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the subway. For Pittsburg, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The education level of Pittsburg citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.02% of adults in Pittsburg have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pittsburg in 2018 was $32,796, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,184 for a family of four. However, Pittsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pittsburg is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pittsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Pittsburg, accounting for 43.85% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Pittsburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Pittsburg include Italian, German, Irish, English, and French.
Pittsburg also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 32.17%.
The most common language spoken in Pittsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.