Pittsburg, Kansas

Pittsburg: City in Crawford County, in southeastern Kansas, United States


Pittsburg is a city located in the county of Crawford in the U.S. state of Kansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 20,233 and a population density of 595 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 19,968 inhabitants.

The city was created 148 years ago in 1875.

Pittsburg locator map
Location of Pittsburg on Kansas map.

Quick Facts about Pittsburg

Population : 19,968 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
County : Crawford County
Postal code : 66762
Phone Area Codes : 620
Area : 34 km2
Altitude : 942 feet / 287 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1876 (148 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 16:09:52 (28th May 2024)
Density : 587 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.33% (2010-2020)
Downtown Pittsburg  Kansas 9-2-2012 image
Downtown Pittsburg Kansas 9-2-2012
Downtown Pittsburg  Kansas 9-2-2012 image


Pittsburg is located at 37°24'39"N 94°42'18"W (37.4108800, -94.7049600).

Pittsburg map


According to census records, the population of Pittsburg decreased by 1.33% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,233 - census
2011 20,265 0.16% estimation process
2012 20,331 0.32% estimation process
2013 20,353 0.11% estimation process
2014 20,357 0.02% estimation process
2015 20,337 -0.1% estimation process
2016 20,266 -0.35% estimation process
2017 20,171 -0.47% estimation process
2018 20,105 -0.33% estimation process
2019 20,010 -0.47% estimation process
2020 19,968 -0.21% estimation process

Pittsburg zip code is 66762. County name: Crawford, County fips: 20037

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People born in Pittsburg (36)

People born in Pittsburg, including serial killer Dennis Rader, politician Edward White Patterson, basketball player Ed Nealy, .


  • Ronald Michael Gilmore (Catholic bishop) he was born in 23/04/1942
  • Theodore Cole he was born in 06/04/1913
  • Dale R. Corson (American scientist) he was born in 05/04/1914
  • Kerry Meier (American football wide receiver) he was born in 12/11/1986
  • Roy Glenn (actor (1914-1971)) he was born in 03/06/1914
  • Russell Myers (American cartoonist) he was born in 09/10/1938
  • Dale Hall (All-American college basketball player, college basketball coach, college football coach) he was born in 21/06/1924
  • Don Gutteridge (American baseball player) he was born in 19/06/1912
  • Dylan Meier (American football player (1984-2010)) he was born in 16/03/1984
  • Hector Honore (American racing driver) he was born in 09/09/1905
  • Jack William Wintle (Recipient of the Navy Cross) he was born in 18/04/1908
  • John C. Coughenour (American judge) he was born in 01/01/1941
  • Julie Menghini (American politician) she was born in 18/04/1964
  • Kevin Verdugo (American football player and coach) he was born in 16/09/1968
  • P. J. Forbes (American baseball player) he was born in 22/09/1967
  • Paul White (American journalist and founder of CBS News) he was born in 06/06/1902
  • Ray Mueller (American professional baseball player) he was born in 08/03/1912
  • Ronald Earl Longstaff (United States federal judge) he was born in 01/01/1941

Schools in Pittsburg

College & universities near Pittsburg, KS

Code Name City ZIP
155681 Pittsburg State University Pittsburg (KS) 66762
481517 City Pointe Beauty Academy Webb City (MO) 64870-2502
178679 Ozark Christian College Joplin (MO) 64801
409120 Franklin Technology Center Adult Education Joplin (MO) 64801
419280 New Dimensions School of Hair Design Joplin (MO) 64801-5017

Post offices near Pittsburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pittsburg Post Office Pittsburg (KS) 66762

Other places with the same name (6)

  • Pittsburg , California A city in Contra Costa County, California. It is located in the East Bay in eastern California. Pittsburg is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Pittsburg Historical Society and the Pittsburg Public Library. with a population of 72,622 people.
  • Pittsburg , Texas city in Texas, USA with a population of 4,680 people.
  • Pittsburg , New Hampshire town in New Hampshire, United States with a population of 821 people.
  • Pittsburg , Illinois village in Illinois with a population of 549 people.
  • Pittsburg , Oklahoma town in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma with a population of 197 people.

Other cities in Crawford County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Crawford County , KS.

City Name Population Title
Frontenac 3,392 City in Kansas, United States
Monmouth 3,109 Unincorporated community in Kansas, United States
Girard 2,656 City in Kansas, United States
Arma 1,412 City in Kansas, United States
Cherokee 428 City in Crawford County, Kansas, USA
McCune 413 City in Crawford County, Kansas, United States of America
Arcadia 309 City in Kansas
Franklin 296 Unincorporated community in southeastern Kansas, USA
Walnut 228 City in Crawford County, Kansas, United States
Hepler 133 City in Crawford County, Kansas, United States of America
Langdon 41 City in Reno County, Kansas, United States of America
Mulberry 25 City in Crawford County, Kansasa.

Distance to Other Cities

Pittsburg distances to largest Kansas cities