Pittsburg, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 575. Estimated population in 2021: 585 (+1.7% change)
Males: 303 (52.7%), Females: 272 (47.3%)

Zip code: 62974

Median resident age: 36.3 years
Median household income: $29,722
Median house value: $40,800

Races in Pittsburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.9%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (18.1%), Irish (12.5%), United States (11.1%), English (6.8%), French (3.3%), Dutch (2.3%).

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Map of Pittsburg, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pittsburg

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pittsburg village

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-4.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pittsburg:

  • MARION MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; MARION, IL)
  • HERRIN HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; HERRIN, IL)
  • FRANKLIN HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; BENTON, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pittsburg:

  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 11 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 28 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 38 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Abbreviation: MVN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Pittsburg:

  • BENTON MUNI (about 17 miles; BENTON, IL; Abbreviation: H96)
  • HARRISBURG-RALEIGH (about 22 miles; HARRISBURG, IL; Abbreviation: HSB)
  • PINCKNEYVILLE-DU QUOIN (about 37 miles; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: PJY)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pittsburg:

  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 17 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 25 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 85 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,510)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 89 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE (about 92 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,440)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 92 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)

Public primary/middle school in Pittsburg:

  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 111; Location: 20163 CORINTH RD; Grades: KG – 05)

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