City Stats

Pittsburg, Kansas

Pittsburg is a beautiful place to live, where you get the amenities of a big city in a small town feel. Pittsburg is a growing city that makes up more than half of the population of Crawford County. Our city is growing and becoming more diverse each day, supporting the growing job and housing markets here.  

1876

Founded

20,216

City Population

945

Elevation

39,400

County Population

City Insights

Pittsburg, Kansas cost of living chart

Cost of Living

When compared to other cities of similar size, Pittsburg is one of the most cost-efficient places to plant your roots. The cost of living in Pittsburg is well below the national average which allows residents to enjoy a high quality of life.

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Housing Cost

Our city is full of affordable places to call home and our housing market is only getting better as the City of Pittsburg continues to grow and flourish.

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Job Growth

Economic performance in Pittsburg has picked up significantly in just the past year alone with the number of jobs in the Pittsburg Micropolitan Statistical Area (PMSA) increasing faster than statewide and nationwide.

Household Stats

2.4

Average Size

7,972

City Households

84,800

Median value of owner‐occupied housing units

26.2

Median Age

Education

Educational Attainment (25 years old+)

Educational Attainment (25 years old+)PittsburgKansasNation
High School or Higher
High School or Higher 88.5 89.8 88.31
Bachelor’s or Higher
Bachelor’s or Higher 31.7 30.3 31.96
Graduate or Professional
Graduate or Professional 13 5.45 11.7
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