Pittsburg, Illinois

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For the community in Fayette County, Illinois, see Pittsburg, Illinois (Fayette County).
Coordinates: 37°46′40″N 88°51′1″W / 37.77778°N 88.85028°W / 37.77778; -88.85028
Pittsburg
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Williamson
Coordinates 37°46′40″N 88°51′1″W / 37.77778°N 88.85028°W / 37.77778; -88.85028
Area 2.10 sq mi (5 km2)
 - land 2.07 sq mi (5 km2)
 - water 0.03 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 575 (2000)
Density 275.8 / sq mi (106 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62974
Area code 618
Location of Pittsburg within Illinois
Location of Pittsburg within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Pittsburg, Illinois

Pittsburg is a village in Williamson County, Illinois, United States. The population was 575 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Pittsburg is located at 37°46′40″N 88°51′1″W / 37.77778°N 88.85028°W / 37.77778; -88.85028 (37.777805, -88.850327).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 2.10 square miles (5.4 km2), of which 2.07 square miles (5.4 km2) (or 98.57%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 1.43%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 227
1920 670 195.2%
1930 809 20.7%
1940 817 1.0%
1950 612 −25.1%
1960 485 −20.8%
1970 509 4.9%
1980 605 18.9%
1990 602 −0.5%
2000 575 −4.5%
2010 572 −0.5%
U.S. Census[3]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 575 people, 228 households, and 168 families residing in the village. The population density was 275.8 people per square mile (106.2/km²). There were 246 housing units at an average density of 118.0 per square mile (45.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.09% White, 1.22% African American, 0.52% Native American and 0.17% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.17% of the population.

There were 228 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.0% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 111.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $29,722, and the median income for a family was $35,074. Males had a median income of $29,904 versus $17,212 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,186. About 5.2% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.6% of those under age 18 and 9.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  3. ^ Census of Population and Housing, U.S. Census Bureau 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.