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Pittsburg is a city in Crawford County.
The community was named for another coal town, Pittsburgh, PA
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Pittsburg. For links to other places called Pittsburg, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Pittsburg is 37.410N. The longitude is -94.704W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 942 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,276.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pittsburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Crawford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66763 ZIP code.
22% of Pittsburg residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pittsburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pittsburg was $15,318, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Pittsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Pittsburg include Whitesitt-Shirk Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Pittsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $339. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $706.
Libraries in Pittsburg include Pittsburg Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Pittsburg include Pittsburg Morning Sun
TV stations in Pittsburg include KFJX, KOAM.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KRPS.
Crawford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pittsburg political report.
The average commute time for Pittsburg workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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