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South Pittsburg, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of South Pittsburg had a population of 3,115 as of July 1, 2016. South Pittsburg ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for South Pittsburg is located at latitude 35.011 and longitude -85.7183 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the City of South Pittsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 630 feet.

The City of South Pittsburg (GNIS ID: 2405494) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of South Pittsburg is located within Commissioner District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with South Pittsburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for South Pittsburg: Battle Creek, South Pittsburgh.

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South Pittsburg, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,115
Population in Households 2,997
Population in Familes 2,374
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density1 382
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 1,287
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 792
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,475 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 743 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 544 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 188 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $123,204
Average Home Value $158,816


Median Household Income $34,505
Average Household Income $53,260
Per Capita Income $23,223
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.45%
Households 0.42% 0.51%
Families 0.56% 0.35%
Median Household Income   0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.06%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

South Pittsburg, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Pittsburg to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 146 66th
Population Density1 # 265 38th
Diversity Index2 # 87 80th
Median Household Income # 288 33rd
Per Capita Income # 130 70th

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