Quitman, MS


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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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Quitman is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Quitman is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Quitman who work in office and administrative support (18.87%), sales jobs (8.87%), and teaching (8.17%).

Quitman’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Quitman has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Quitman has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Quitman than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Quitman may be for you.

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: 21.55% of adults in Quitman have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Quitman in 2010 was $18,901, 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 $75,604 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 Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and French .

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

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