Pittsburg, Kansas

Low cost of living, great places to live, a family-oriented mindset, and something to do, see, or eat – that’s Pittsburg.


Vibrant and active, Pittsburg is a place to call home.

This welcoming, tight-knit community is made up of people who embody resiliency and commitment. The City’s schools, civic organizations, churches, and business make up the fabric of a community united by a shared sense of pride and a common mindset around a single purpose – to make this a great place to live.

“When we moved back to Pittsburg, we were hoping it would be a great place to raise our girls, it was!”

Rob and Monica Murnan


A business climate unparalleled in the state.

A city of self-starters, business success is baked into the City’s DNA. Infused with a strong entrepreneurship drive, a large number of successful entrepreneurs headquarter their enterprises here. Proactive and targeted economic development consistently create opportunities for all.

In the past four years, Pittsburg has experienced a 10% average wage increase.


A diverse menu of things to do, see, or eat - that's Pittsburg!

Pittsburg has the amenities of a big city but in a small city environment with an active downtown, an unprecedented arts and culture scene, nationally-ranked Division II athletics, outdoor recreation and a vibrant business culture. Home to Pittsburg State University, the community unites to support and cheer for the Gorillas.

“My family loves living in a “college town” where we have easy and affordable access to visiting speakers and writers, music and theater productions, and sporting events.”

Jeff Poe

News Releases

Hoax Device Found

Police Department Press Release

MEDIA RELEASE Hoax Device Found Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Released by: Major Brent Narges On Thursday, May 24, 2017 at 11:01 am, officers responded to 1st and Locust Streets for...

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Press Release -Water Main Replacement

City Press Releases

Press Release – Kansas Street Water Line Replacement PITTSBURG, KANSAS – The City of Pittsburg Water Distribution Division will begin installation of the new 8” water main to replace the...

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Press Release – Broadway 29th to Arby’s

City Press Releases

Press Release – N Broadway PITTSBURG, Kansas – Work will continue on the construction of the street approach to the new Tractor Supply Store; therefore, the outer southbound lane of...

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GIS Mapping is now Available online

City of Pittsburg

Interactive GIS Mapping is now available on the City’s new website. You can find it by going to Services and selecting GIS Mapping .

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