South Pittsburg is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 3,114 people and two constituent neighborhoods, South Pittsburg is the 179th largest community in Tennessee.
South Pittsburg is a blue-collar town, with 36.74% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, South Pittsburg is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in South Pittsburg who work in office and administrative support (16.06%), healthcare (10.99%), and management occupations (8.90%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, South Pittsburg has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes South Pittsburg a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small city, South Pittsburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in South Pittsburg with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.30% of adults in South Pittsburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in South Pittsburg in 2010 was $19,849, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,396 for a family of four. However, South Pittsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
South Pittsburg is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call South Pittsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of South Pittsburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in South Pittsburg include English, German, Scots-Irish, and European.
The most common language spoken in South Pittsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.