Pittsburg Unified School District, California

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Pittsburg Unified School District is a school district in California.

About the district

Pittsburg Unified School District is located in Contra Costa County, California.

Pittsburg Unified School District is located in Contra Costa County, California. The county seat of Contra Costa County is Martinez. Contra Costa County is home to 1,094,205 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[1]

Demographics

Contra Costa County outperformed the rest of California in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 38.6 percent of Contra Costa County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 30.5 percent for California as a whole. The median household income for Contra Costa County was $78,187 compared to $61,400 for the state of California. The percentage of people below poverty level for Contra Costa County was 10.2 percent while it was 15.3 percent for the state of California.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2013[1]
Race Contra Costa County (%) California (%)
White 67.9 73.5
Black or African American 9.6 6.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.0 1.7
Asian 15.9 14.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.6 0.5
Two or more race 5.0 3.7
Hispanic or Latino 24.9 38.4

Presidential Voting Pattern, Contra Costa County[2]
Year Democratic Vote Republican Vote
2012 290,824 136,517
2008 306,983 136,436
2004 257,254 150,608
2000 224,338 141,373

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[3][4]

Budget

The table below displays the budget for Pittsburg Unified School District.[5]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2010-2011 $61,451,474 78.9% $4,232,601 5.4% $12,036,261 15.5% $814 0% $125,188 0.2% $77,846,337
2011-2012 $65,826,789 83.6% $3,969,837 5% $9,006,608 11.4% $0.00 0% $-62,030 -0.1% $78,741,203
2012-2013 $69,159,113 81.4% $3,612,511 4.3% $11,958,580 14.1% $0.00 0% $220,904 0.3% $84,951,109
Averages: $65,479,125.33 81% $3,938,316.33 5% $11,000,483 14% $271.33 0% $94,687.33 0% $80,512,883

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 United States Census Bureau, "Contra Costa County, California," accessed April 21, 2013
  2. Contra Costa County Elections Division, "Past Election Results," accessed July 11, 2014
  3. United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
  4. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off from being exactly 100 percent. This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.
  5. Ed-Data, "Pittsburg Unified School District," accessed December 9, 2014