Income/capita 17%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 68%
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Income per capita$24,767$31,458$29,829
Median household income$63,950$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$80,261$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$45,497$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$35,035$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$30,398$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate7.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level15.4%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pittsburg is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pittsburg is 16% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pittsburg is 68% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pittsburg is 2% higher than the national average

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      Pittsburg employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.6%1.9%
      Manufacturing sector7.2%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services4.1%6.1%
      Wholesale & retail services15.1%10.5%
      Public administration3.3%5.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%3.1%
      Education, health & social services9.1%40.3%

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      Reliez Valley, CA3,595$172,083211.1%
      Alamo, CA16,078$171,767210.5%
      Pittsburg, CA67,998$63,95015.6%

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      North Richland Hills, TX67,994$63,53714.8%
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      Mount Vernon, NY68,217$51,8866.2%
      Frederick, MD68,229$66,20619.7%
      Redondo Beach, CA67,664$103,78287.6%
      Pittsburg, CA67,998$63,95015.6%
      Source: The Pittsburg, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).