South Pittsburg, TN Population

Population: 3,295. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,123 (-5.2% change)
Males: 1,506 (45.7%), Females: 1,789 (54.3%)

Marion County

Zip code: 37380

Median resident age: 40.2 years
Median household income: $26,000
Median house value: $71,700

Races in South Pittsburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.1%)
  • Black (17.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (11.0%), English (8.3%), Irish (7.6%), German (5.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), Dutch (1.7%).

Elevation: 624 feet

Land area: 5.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in South Pittsburg

  • High school or higher: 66.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Pittsburg city

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -34 (-1.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near South Pittsburg:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to South Pittsburg:

  • LOVELL FIELD (about 36 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Abbreviation: CHA)
  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 60 miles; ROME, GA; Abbreviation: RMG)
  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 78 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: HSV)
Other public-use airports nearest to South Pittsburg:

  • MARION COUNTY-BROWN FIELD (about 10 miles; JASPER, TN; Abbreviation: APT)
  • STEVENSON (about 11 miles; STEVENSON, AL; Abbreviation: 7A6)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY (about 18 miles; SEWANEE, TN; Abbreviation: UOS)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Pittsburg:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA (about 29 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,914)
  • CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,821)
  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,256)
  • ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; NORMAL, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)
  • LEE UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,171)
  • CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,022)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (about 68 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,795)

Schools

Public high school in South Pittsburg:

  • SOUTH PITTSBURG HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 381; Location: 717 ELM AV; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in South Pittsburg:

  • SOUTH PITTSBURG ELEMENTARY (Students: 637; Location: 310 ELM AV; Grades: KG – 06)
  • R HARDY MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 350; Location: 1620 HAMILTON AVENUE; Grades: KG – 12)

Libraries

Library in South Pittsburg:

  • BEENE-PEARSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $70,787; Location: 208 ELM AVENUE; 14,038 books; 245 audio materials; 776 video materials; 16 serial subscriptions)

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