Quitman, MS

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Quitman is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 2,061 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Quitman is the 117th 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Quitman who work in office and administrative support (14.16%), teaching (11.13%), and management occupations (8.53%).

Of important note, Quitman is also a city of artists. Quitman has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Quitman’s character.

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.

Being a small city, Quitman does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, Quitman is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.55% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Quitman in 2018 was $27,549, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,196 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 English, Irish, Scots-Irish, African, and Scottish.

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

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