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Pittsburg, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Pittsburg had a population of 560 as of July 1, 2017. Pittsburg ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pittsburg is located at latitude 37.7766 and longitude -88.8502 in Williamson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Pittsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Williamson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 466 feet.

The Village of Pittsburg (GNIS ID: 2399681) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Pittsburg is located within Lake Creek Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Williamson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pittsburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Pittsburg, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 560
Daytime Population: Workers 47
Daytime Population: Residents 341
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 388
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 560
Population in Familes 487
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 270
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $41,641
Average Household Income $49,750
Per Capita Income $19,525


Total Housing Units 254 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 196 (77.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $68,590
Average Home Value $82,015


Total Households 227
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 175
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.29% -0.11%
Households -0.24% -0.09%
Families 0.32% -0.11%
Median Household Income   0.06%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

Pittsburg, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pittsburg to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 895 35th
Population Density # 1218 11th
Diversity Index # 642 54th
Median Household Income # 1126 18th
Per Capita Income # 1289 6th

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