Pittsburg Contra Costa County, California

Pittsburg: City in California


Pittsburg is a city located in the county of Contra Costa in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 63,264. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 72,622 inhabitants.

The city was created 173 years ago in 1848.

Pittsburg Quick Facts

Population : 72,622 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Contra Costa County
Postal code : 94565
Phone Area Codes : 925
Water as percent of area : 10.11%
Land as percent of area : 89.89%
Altitude : 26 feet / 8 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1849 (173 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 14:28:56 (26th September 2022)
Population growth : 12.89% (2010-2020)
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Location of Pittsburg on California map.
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Pittsburg is located at 38°1'41"N 121°53'5"W (38.0279800, -121.8846800).

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The population of Pittsburg increased by 12.89% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 63,264 - census
2011 64,546 1.99% estimation process
2012 65,523 1.49% estimation process
2013 66,646 1.69% estimation process
2014 67,974 1.95% estimation process
2015 69,260 1.86% estimation process
2016 70,798 2.17% estimation process
2017 72,000 1.67% estimation process
2018 72,450 0.62% estimation process
2019 72,588 0.19% estimation process
2020 72,622 0.05% estimation process

Pittsburg zip code is 94565. County name: Contra Costa, County fips: 06013

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People born in Pittsburg (33)

People born in Pittsburg, including actor Dante Basco, triathlete Scott Molina, mathematician Karen Vogtmann, .


  • Marvin Burke (racecar driver) he was born in 15/03/1918
  • Steve Lopez (American journalist) he was born in 01/01/1953
  • Aaron Miles (retired baseball player from the United States of America) he was born in 15/12/1976
  • Pete Escovedo (Mexican-American jazz musician and percussionist) he was born in 13/10/1935
  • James Page (American boxer) he was born in 01/04/1971
  • John Coughran (Professional basketball player) he was born in 12/09/1951
  • Altie Taylor (American football player (1947-2010)) he was born in 29/09/1947
  • Brian Graham (actor) he was born in 20/05/1962
  • Broderick Perkins (American baseball player) he was born in 23/11/1954
  • Cameron Colvin (American football player) he was born in 05/03/1986
  • Dion Basco (American actor) he was born in 29/01/1977
  • Joe Tafoya (American football player) he was born in 06/09/1978
  • Ken Simonton (Player of American football) he was born in 07/06/1979
  • Pat McNeil (American football player) he was born in 28/02/1964
  • Sal Esquivel (American politician) he was born in 19/05/1948
  • Shaunard Harts (American football player) he was born in 04/08/1978
  • Toni Blackman (American rapper) she was born in 01/01/1901
  • Tony Teresa (American football player (1933-1984)) he was born in 08/12/1933

Schools in Pittsburg

College & universities near Pittsburg, CA

Code Name City ZIP
117894 Los Medanos College Pittsburg (CA) 94565
491950 Contra Costa Medical Career College Antioch (CA) 94581-6208
382258 Mt. Diablo Adult Education-Mt. Diablo USD Concord (CA) 94518-1199
491756 Urban Barber College Concord (CA) 94520-2522
116712 John F. Kennedy University Pleasant Hill (CA) 94523-4817

Stations (50)

Amtrak & bus stations near Pittsburg, CA

Code Name Address Type
ACA Antioch–Pittsburg 100 I Street RAIL
MTZ Martinez station 601 Marina Vista Ave. RAIL
RVT Rio Vista, CA 28 South Front Street BUS
SUI Suisun–Fairfield station 177 Main Street RAIL
VMW Marine World (Seasonal), Vallejo, California Highway 37 and Fairgrounds Drive BUS

Post offices near Pittsburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pittsburg Post Office Pittsburg (CA) 94565
Atlantic Plaza Post Office Pittsburg (CA) 94565
Antioch Post Office Antioch (CA) 94509
Rivertown Post Office Antioch (CA) 94509
Bay Poin Post Office Bay Point (CA) 94565

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Contra Costa County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Contra Costa County , CA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Concord 128,544 Capital city of state of New Hampshire, United States; county seat of Merrimack County, New Hampshire
Antioch 111,605 City in California, United States of America
Richmond 110,038 City in Contra Costa County, California, United States
San Ramon 82,865 City in California, United States
Walnut Creek 69,936 City in Contra Costa County, California, USA
Brentwood 65,017 City in California, United States
Danville 44,883 Town in Contra Costa County, California
Oakley 42,710 City in California
Martinez 38,027 City in Contra Costa County, California, USA
Pleasant Hill 34,781 City in Contra Costa County, California, USA
San Pablo 30,779 City in Contra Costa County, California, United States
Hercules 26,221 City in western Contra Costa County, California
Lafayette 25,992 City in California
El Cerrito 25,403 City in Contra Costa County, California, United States
Bay Point 21,534 Census designated place in California
Orinda 19,557 City in California, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Pittsburg distances to largest California cities