Quitman is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 3,871 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Quitman is the 183rd largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities, Quitman isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Quitman are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Quitman is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Quitman who work in office and administrative support (11.26%), teaching (10.42%), and healthcare suport services (8.32%).
As is often the case in a small city, Quitman doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Quitman have a very low rate of college education: just 9.81% 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 Quitman in 2010 was $12,617, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $50,468 for a family of four. Quitman also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 43.57% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Quitman is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Quitman home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Quitman residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Quitman include Irish, German, Jamaican, and African.
The most common language spoken in Quitman is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.