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Population (year 2000): 19,243. Estimated population in July 2005: 19,214 (-0.2% change)
Males: 9,331 (48.5%), Females: 9,912 (51.5%)

Crawford County

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Median resident age: 28.1 years
Median household income: $24,221 (year 2000)
Median house value: $53,200 (year 2000)

Pittsburg, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Pittsburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Black (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (21.4%), Irish (12.1%), English (10.1%), United States (9.4%), Italian (5.5%), French (4.6%).

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Elevation: 944 feet

Land area: 12.4 square miles

Pittsburg,

For population 25 years and over in Pittsburg

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pittsburg city

  • Never married: 39.3%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

4.7% Foreign born (2.3% Asia, 1.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,223 (+6.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MO Springfield, (98.3 miles www.HarmonHomes.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, MO Kansas (115.6 miles pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (349.7 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: KS (3.1 miles Frontenac, KS (8.7 miles Weir, MO (8.9 miles Mindenmines, KS (9.2 miles Arma, KS (9.6 miles Cherokee, KS (11.4 miles Mulberry, MO (11.5 miles Asbury, Burgess, MO (11.6 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 32 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $70,300
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 1999: 38 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2002: 47 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2003: 97 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2005: 40 buildings, average cost: $151,100

Latitude: 37.41 N, Longitude: 94.70 W

Area code: 620


Pittsburg, Kansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (32.7%), Manufacturing (15.4%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,291 (+22.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,993 (77.8%)


 

Crime in Pittsburg by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 8 0
    per 100,000 5.2 41.6 0.0
Rapes 19 21 15
    per 100,000 98.7 109.1 78.0
Robberies 15 12 16
    per 100,000 78.0 62.4 83.1
Assaults 107 115 80
    per 100,000 556.0 597.6 415.7
Burglaries 471 334 268
    per 100,000 2447.6 1735.7 1392.7
Thefts 1,402 1,328 1,174
    per 100,000 7285.8 6901.2 6100.9
Auto thefts 73 70 77
    per 100,000 379.4 363.8 400.1
672.4 650.1 512.8


Average climate in Pittsburg, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pittsburg-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2003, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Pittsburg city center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category 4 tornado 26.3 miles away from the city center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Pittsburg:
  • MT CARMEL MEDICAL CENTER (1102 E CENTENNIAL)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Pittsburg:
  • HOSPITAL DISTRICT 1 CRAWFORD COUNTY (about 13 miles; GIRARD, KS)
  • ST JOHNS MAUDE NORTON MEMORIAL HOSP (about 21 miles; COLUMBUS, KS)
  • FREEMAN HEALTH SYSTEM - FREEMAN WEST (about 29 miles; JOPLIN, MO)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pittsburg:
  • JOPLIN REGIONAL (about 24 miles; JOPLIN, MO; ID: JLN)
  • NORTHWEST ARKANSAS RGNL (about 84 miles; FAYETTEVILLE/SPRINGDALE/, AR; ID: XNA)
  • SPRINGFIELD-BRANSON REGIONAL (about 92 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MO; ID: SGF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pittsburg:
  • ATKINSON MUNI (about 2 miles; PITTSBURG, KS; ID: PTS)
  • FORT SCOTT MUNI (about 27 miles; FORT SCOTT, KS; ID: FSK)
  • LAMAR MUNI (about 29 miles; LAMAR, MO; ID: LLU)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 5 $13,787 $33,088 2 $2,697
Other Government Administration 10 $43,436 $52,123 0 $0
Financial Administration 6 $24,651 $49,302 5 $1,025
Other and Unallocable 13 $31,837 $29,388 1 $1,543
Local Libraries 9 $22,040 $29,386 20 $11,369
Water Supply 21 $56,114 $32,065 3 $4,098
Natural Resources 1 $2,369 $28,428 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5 $12,538 $30,091 2 $456
Parks and Recreation 13 $39,582 $36,537 24 $14,462
Sewerage 11 $27,693 $30,210 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $1,824 $21,888 0 $0
Airports 4 $10,554 $31,662 0 $0
Streets and Highways 16 $38,758 $29,068 3 $5,486
Firefighters 34 $110,231 $38,905 0 $0
Health 0 $0   1 $1,747
Police - Other 10 $21,684 $26,020 1 $731
Police Protection - Officers 37 $118,026 $38,278 0 $0
Totals for Government 196 $575,124 $35,211 62 $43,614


College/University in Pittsburg:
  • PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,566; Location: 1701 S BROADWAY; Public; Website: www.pittstate.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Pittsburg:
  • MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE COLLEGE (about 26 miles; JOPLIN, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,569)
  • NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; BENTONVILLE, AR; FT enrollment: 2,197)
  • SOUTHWEST BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 91 miles; BOLIVAR, MO; FT enrollment: 2,612)
  • OZARKS TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 95 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MO; FT enrollment: 3,756)
  • DRURY UNIVERSITY (about 97 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,125)
  • SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 102 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MO; FT enrollment: 14,680)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS MAIN CAMPUS (about 102 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; FT enrollment: 13,324)
Public high school in Pittsburg:
  • PITTSBURG HIGH (Students: 782; Location: 1978 EAST 4TH; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Pittsburg:
  • ST MARYS COLGAN HS (Students: 236; Location: P O BOX 266/212 E 9TH ST; Grades: 7 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Pittsburg:
  • PITTSBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 564; Location: 14TH & BROADWAY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GEO E NETTELS ELEM (Students: 363; Location: 2012 SOUTH HOMER; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MEADOWLARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 348; Location: 1602 EAST 20TH; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WESTSIDE ELEM (Students: 265; Location: 430 WEST 5TH; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LAKESIDE ELEM (Students: 263; Location: 709 SOUTH COLLEGE; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Pittsburg:
  • ST MARYS ELEMENTARY (Students: 299; Location: 213 EAST 9TH; Grades: KG - 6)
Library in Pittsburg:
  • PITTSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $533,109; Location: 308 NORTH WALNUT; 75,489 books; 1,025 audio materials; 1,543 video materials; 219 serial subscriptions)

Shopping Centers: Gibson Shopping Center (1), Plaza Shopping Center (2).

Cemeteries: Zion Cemetery (1), Highland Park Cemetery (2), Mount Olive Cemetery (3).

Parks in Pittsburg include: Lincoln Park (1), Lakeside Park (2), Deramus Park (3), Schlanger Park (4).


Pittsburg compared to Kansas state average:
  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Pittsburg:
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KSEK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KWAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pittsburg:
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KSEK-FM (99.1 FM; GIRARD, KS; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJML (105.3 FM; COLUMBUS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KWXD (103.5 FM; ASBURY, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBZI (100.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MO; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS INC)
  • KMOQ (107.1 FM; BAXTER SPRINGS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KVCY (104.7 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KXDG (97.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KOMB (103.9 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: FORT SCOTT BROADCCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCAR-FM (104.3 FM; GALENA, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Pittsburg:
  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • K20GA (Channel 20; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • K52FC (Channel 52; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K55HU (Channel 55; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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