The City of Pittsburg’s schools, civic organizations, churches, and businesses 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.

Here are some interesting statistics and facts about the City of Pittsburg:

City of Pittsburg20,398
Crawford County39,278


Gross Median Family Income $31,786
Average Size2.36 persons
City Households7,972
Median value of owner‐occupied housing units $81,300
Median Age26.2


Pittsburg State University7,244 students
USD 250 Public Schools2,945 students
St. Mary’s‐Colgan Schools628 students


Educational Attainment (25 years old+) PittsburgKansasNation
High School or Higher90.1%89.8%88.31%
Bachelor’s or Higher34%30.3%31.96%
Graduate or Professional13%5.45%11.7%

Source: Consenus.gov quick facts


Elevation942 feet
City Streets142 miles
City Limits, square miles13.1
Public Parks14
Total number of firms1,627
Women‐owned firms29.2%
Bachelor’s degree or higher, % of persons age 25+32.2%
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 14.3