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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Quitman who work in food service (16.06%), office and administrative support (10.76%), and sales jobs (10.00%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Quitman is worth considering.
Quitman is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Quitman are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.08% of adults in Quitman have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Quitman in 2010 was $20,362, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,448 for a family of four. However, Quitman contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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.