Quitman is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,827 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Quitman is the 653rd largest community in Texas.
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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Quitman who work in office and administrative support (16.11%), sales jobs (9.72%), and healthcare (9.03%).
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 citizens of Quitman are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.15% of adults in Quitman have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Quitman in 2010 was $21,686, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,744 for a family of four. However, Quitman contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Quitman is a somewhat 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, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Quitman is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.