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Pittsburg, California

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Pittsburg is a city located in Contra Costa County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 56,769.

It is the home of Los Medanos College, a two-year community college.

Geography

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Location of Pittsburg, California

Pittsburg is located at 38°0'54" North, 121°53'33" West (38.015021, -121.892491)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 43.6 km² (16.8 mi²). 40.4 km² (15.6 mi²) of it is land and 3.2 km² (1.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 7.25% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 56,769 people, 17,741 households, and 13,483 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,405.0/km² (3,639.0/mi²). There are 18,300 housing units at an average density of 452.9/km² (1,173.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 43.53% White, 18.89% Black or African American, 0.75% Native American, 12.65% Asian, 0.86% Pacific Islander, 16.11% from other races, and 7.22% from two or more races. 32.21% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 17,741 households out of which 42.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% are married couples living together, 17.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% are non-families. 18.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.17 and the average family size is 3.59.

In the city the population is spread out with 30.8% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $50,557, and the median income for a family is $54,472. Males have a median income of $39,111 versus $31,396 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,241. 11.5% of the population and 8.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 14.1% of those under the age of 18 and 7.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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