Colquitt, GA


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Colquitt is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,886 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Colquitt is the 257th largest community in Georgia.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Colquitt is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.17% of the Colquitt workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Colquitt is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Colquitt who work in sales jobs (16.67%), farm management occupations (11.64%), and healthcare suport services (8.33%).

In addition, many people in Colquitt have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Colquitt has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Colquitt a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

As is often the case in a small city, Colquitt doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The population of Colquitt has a very low overall level of education: only 6.96% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Colquitt in 2010 was $12,142, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $48,568 for a family of four. Colquitt also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.76% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Colquitt is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Colquitt home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Colquitt residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Colquitt include English, German, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Colquitt is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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