Pittsburg, Kansas

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

Live

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

Work

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.

Play

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

City of Pittsburg receives $50,000 donation for a new dog park

City Press Releases

The creation of Pittsburg’s first dog park was made possible this week, thanks to a $50,000 gift from the Ronald O. Thomas Foundation. The City of Pittsburg received the generous...

Read More

One person rescued in early morning structure fire

City Press Releases

On December 12, 2017, at 12:12 am, the Pittsburg Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 514 W. Forest St., in Pittsburg. Upon arrival, firefighters found the home engulfed...

Read More

Westar Relocation Outage

General News

Westar Energy is currently working to relocate electric distribution connections serving the homes and businesses along South Rouse.

Read More

Pittsburg Firefighter responds to fire in Riverton

Fire News

Tuesday was supposed to be an ordinary day for Pittsburg firefighter Alex Stewart and his family. Alex and his wife Taylin, a registered nurse at Freeman Health System, traveled to...

Read More