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, Quitman isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Quitman are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Quitman is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Quitman who work in office and administrative support (13.14%), sales jobs (13.14%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (7.93%).
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 nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.15% of adults 25 and older in Quitman have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Quitman in 2010 was $22,137, 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 $88,548 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. Quitman also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.52% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Quitman include Irish, English, German, Scots-Irish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Quitman is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.