Pittsburg, Oklahoma

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Pittsburg, Oklahoma
Pittsburg, Oklahoma is located in Oklahoma
Pittsburg, Oklahoma
Pittsburg, Oklahoma
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 34°42′46″N 95°51′4″W / 34.71278°N 95.85111°W / 34.71278; -95.85111Coordinates: 34°42′46″N 95°51′4″W / 34.71278°N 95.85111°W / 34.71278; -95.85111
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Pittsburg
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 764 ft (233 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 280
 • Density 582.1/sq mi (224.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 74560
Area code(s) 539/918
FIPS code 40-59350[1]
GNIS feature ID 1096696[2]

Pittsburg is a town in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 280 at the 2000 census.


Pittsburg is located at 34°42′46″N 95°51′4″W / 34.71278°N 95.85111°W / 34.71278; -95.85111 (34.712769, -95.850993).[3] According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 280 The population density was 582.1 people per square mile (225.2/km²). There were 121 housing units at an average density of 251.6 per square mile (97.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 67.50% White, 22.14% Native American, 0.36% from other races, and 10.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.14% of the population.

There were 107 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 17.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.6% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 87.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $19,479, and the median income for a family was $22,250. Males had a median income of $25,833 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,258. About 15.5% of families and 21.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.2% of those sixty five or over.


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