Quitman, Mississippi Population 2020

2,079

Quitman is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 2,079, it is the 99th largest city in Mississippi and the 7461st largest city in the United States. Quitman is currently declining at a rate of -0.76% annually and its population has decreased by -10.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,323 in 2010. Quitman reached it's highest population of 2,321 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Quitman has a population density of 401 people per square mile.

The average household income in Quitman is $51,979 with a poverty rate of 29.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $579 per month, and the median house value is $94,000. The median age in Quitman is 51.5 years, 51.3 years for males, and 52.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.7 males.

Quitman Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Quitman was:

  • White: 55.92%
  • Black or African American: 42.33%
  • Other race: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Two or more races: 0.30%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Quitman, Mississippi is 2,079, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,111.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,323.

Quitman, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,11955.92%
Black or African American84742.33%
Some Other Race190.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.50%
Two or More Races60.30%

Quitman Population Pyramid 2020

Quitman Median Age

51.5


Total

51.3


Male

52.4


Female

Quitman Adults

There are 1,611 adults, (547 of whom are seniors) in Quitman.

Quitman Age Dependency

88.1

Age Dependency Ratio

51.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Quitman Sex Ratio

Female

1,055

52.72%

Male

946

47.28%

Quitman Households and Families

Quitman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Quitman Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
Male75%25%
All71.2%28.8%
Non Family67.2%32.8%
Female38.1%61.9%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8642.2671.2
Married3952.4988.9
Non Family2681.0767.2
Female1813.4638.1
Male202.7575

2.76

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Quitman Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1036.83%
9th to 12th Grade16811.14%
High School Graduate50433.42%
Some College28919.16%
Associates Degree1177.76%
Bachelors Degree23515.58%
Graduate Degree926.10%

Quitman Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White929855258
Black54735659
Hispanic161010
Other Race1010
Multiple Races66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 62.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,446$38,000$27,286
Less Than High School$17,386$17,386$
High School Grad$19,922$$19,688
Some College$31,806$41,500$26,991
Bachelors Degree$42,566$61,458$33,750
Graduate Degree$45,652$25,625$46,685

$30,446

Average Earnings

$38,000

Average Male

$27,286

Average Female

Quitman Language

Quitman Language by Age

Quitman Language

98.73% of Quitman residents speak only English, while 1.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.69% of the population.

Quitman Poverty

Quitman Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black81547758.53%
White1,069898.33%

29.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.51%

Male Poverty Rate

31.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Quitman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Quitman is Black, with 58.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Quitman is White, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.09%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School64.45%
High School18.28%
Bachelors or Greater10.80%
Some College7.39%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.22%
Male Unemployed32.56%
Female Employed14.40%
Male Employed2.48%

Quitman Income

Quitman Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,125$51,979
Families$54,375$55,202
Married Families$67,188-
Non Families$14,286$44,799

Quitman Marital Status

Quitman Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Quitman Married by Age and Sex

Quitman Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Quitman Marital Status by Race

Quitman Veterans

142

Number of Veterans

142

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam65
Korea28
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War9
World War II7
Age Group Veterans
75+55
65 to 7437
55 to 6428
18 to 3413
35 to 549
Name Veterans % of Total
White10911.01%
Black294.83%
Other440.00%

$Quitman Veterans by Education

7.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Quitman Employment Status

46.9%

Labor Force Participation

42.1%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Quitman Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

77.91%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Quitman residents were born in the United States, with 77.91% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,079-16-0.76%
20192,095-16-0.76%
20182,111-40-1.86%
20172,151-16-0.74%
20162,167-26-1.19%
20152,193-42-1.88%
20142,235-28-1.24%
20132,263-19-0.83%
20122,282-28-1.21%
20112,310-11-0.47%
20102,3210.00%