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.
Colquitt is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Colquitt is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Colquitt who work in sales jobs (14.37%), office and administrative support (13.06%), and maintenance occupations (8.79%).
Colquitt is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Colquitt have a very low rate of college education: just 8.22% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Colquitt in 2010 was $13,629, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $54,516 for a family of four. Colquitt also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.80% 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, Lebanese, Scots-Irish, and German.
The most common language spoken in Colquitt is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Spanish.