|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of South Pittsburg is 3,101. South Pittsburg, Tennessee is the 6,148th largest city in the US.
The peak population of South Pittsburg was in 1990, when its population was 3,327. In 1990, South Pittsburg was the 5,200th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,148th largest city in the US. South Pittsburg is currently 6.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
South Pittsburg has shrunk 5.4% since the year 2000. South Pittsburg, Tennessee's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6142||Port Aransas, Texas||3,105||-8.4%|
|6148||South Pittsburg, Tennessee||3,101||-5.4%|
|6152||Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania||3,097||12.4%|
|6153||Red Springs, North Carolina||3,096||-11.0%|
The total voting age population of South Pittsburg, Tennessee, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,315. The voting age population is 45.6% male and 54.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.3% of the residents of South Pittsburg are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of South Pittsburg are 78.7% White, 12.8% Black, 6.4% Two or more races, 1.9% Asian and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 0.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In South Pittsburg, 23.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 30.2%. On a per-household basis, 18.3% of families are below the poverty line in South Pittsburg.
Among those aged 16 and older, 49.7% of South Pittsburg residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.2% of South Pittsburg residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.7% have a bachelor's degree and 4.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among South Pittsburg residents aged 5 and older, 1.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in South Pittsburg is 9.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In South Pittsburg, 11.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in South Pittsburg is $34,292.
In South Pittsburg, 49.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.9% of housing units in South Pittsburg.
Of all the housing units in South Pittsburg, 16.3% of them were build before 1940.
In South Pittsburg, 9.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 140 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in South Pittsburg is $521.
In South Pittsburg, 67.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.