Quitman is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,850 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, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Quitman who work in office and administrative support (16.67%), sales jobs (13.96%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (7.21%).
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.
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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Quitman rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.31% of adults 25 and older in Quitman have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Quitman in 2010 was $22,750, 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 $91,000 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 Irish, English, German, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Quitman is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.