Pittsburg is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,602 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pittsburg is the 388th largest community in Texas.
When you are in Pittsburg, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.89% of Pittsburg’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Pittsburg is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pittsburg who work in office and administrative support (8.49%), sales jobs (8.37%), and teaching (7.19%).
As is often the case in a small city, Pittsburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Pittsburg rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.21% of adults 25 and older in Pittsburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Pittsburg in 2010 was $15,700, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,800 for a family of four. Pittsburg also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.80% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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. The greatest number of Pittsburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Pittsburg also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 42.13% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pittsburg include English, German, Irish, and Scots-Irish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Pittsburg's cultural character, accounting for 23.60% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Pittsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.