Quitman is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 2,209 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Quitman is the 103rd largest community in Mississippi.
Quitman is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Quitman is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Quitman who work in office and administrative support (12.92%), sales jobs (12.52%), and teaching (8.26%).
The overall crime rate in Quitman is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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, Quitman has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Quitman 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, Quitman doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Quitman citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.54% of adults in Quitman have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Quitman in 2010 was $19,656, which is upper middle income relative to Mississippi, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,624 for a family of four. However, Quitman contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Quitman is an extremely 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Quitman include German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Quitman is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Tagalog.