Quitman, Mississippi Population 2021

2,083
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Quitman is a city located in Clarke County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Clarke County. With a 2020 population of 2,083, it is the 97th largest city in Mississippi and the 7468th largest city in the United States . Quitman is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -10.33% 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 402 people per square mile.

The average household income in Quitman is $65,386 with a poverty rate of 25.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $723 per month, and the median house value is $99,600. The median age in Quitman is 50.8 years, 50.8 years for males, and 50.9 years for females.

Quitman Demographics

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

  • White: 58.16%
  • Black or African American: 40.22%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Two or more races: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Quitman, Mississippi is 2,083 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,125.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,323.

Quitman, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,14858.16%
Black or African American79440.22%
Some Other Race140.71%
Two or More Races100.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.41%
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Quitman Population by Race

Quitman Population Pyramid $2021

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Quitman Median Age

50.8


Total

50.8


Male

50.9


Female

Quitman Adults

There are 1,587 adults, (481 of whom are seniors) in Quitman.

Quitman Age Dependency

78.5

Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Quitman Sex Ratio

Female

1,099

55.67%

Male

875

44.33%

Quitman Population by Age

Quitman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Quitman Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89%11%
Non Family71.9%28.1%
All71.6%28.4%
Female38.5%61.5%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Quitman Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8972.1471.6
Married3912.3589
Non Family2781.1371.9
Female2183.0338.5
Male102.6100

2.56

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Quitman Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade322.15%
9th to 12th Grade1046.98%
High School Graduate48032.24%
Some College32721.96%
Associates Degree1389.27%
Bachelors Degree27518.47%
Graduate Degree1338.93%
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Quitman Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Quitman Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White972909242
Black471402149
Hispanic312717
2+ Races1010
Other Race77

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 54.84%.

Quitman Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,818$42,125$31,908
Less Than 9th Grade$19,107$$
High School Graduate$29,417$40,729$19,266
Some College$34,032$44,464$32,019
Bachelors Degree$44,583$57,917$
Graduate Degree$39,545$26,250$39,923

$36,818

Average Earnings

$42,125

Average Male

$31,908

Average Female

Quitman Earnings by Educational Attainment

Quitman Language by Age

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Quitman Language

98.29% of Quitman residents speak only English, while 1.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

Quitman Language

Quitman Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black76043156.71%
White1,072656.06%

25.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.90%

Male Poverty Rate

30.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Quitman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Quitman is Black, with 56.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Quitman is White, with 6.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.46%.

Quitman Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade60.33%
Bachelors or Greater14.07%
Some College10.75%
High School9.54%

Quitman Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.00%
Female Employed19.08%
Male Unemployed12.50%
Male Employed3.04%

Quitman Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Quitman Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,321$65,386
Families$60,536$62,561
Married Families$75,417-
Non Families$19,375$71,662
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Income by Household Type

Quitman Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Quitman Married by Age and Sex

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Quitman Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Quitman Marital Status by Race

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Quitman Marital Status

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155

Number of Veterans

147

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam78
First Gulf War22
Korea19
Second Gulf War14
World War II7

Quitman Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7450
75+39
55 to 6437
35 to 5415
18 to 3414

Quitman Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10710.25%
Black458.62%
Other Race342.86%

Quitman Veterans by Race

Quitman Veterans by Education

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7.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Quitman Veterans by Education

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51.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Quitman Employment by Age

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Quitman Employment by Race

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Quitman Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.14%

Born in Quitman

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Quitman residents were born in the United States, with 76.14% 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.

Quitman Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,083-14-0.67%
20202,097-14-0.66%
20192,111-14-0.66%
20182,125-38-1.76%
20172,163-15-0.69%
20162,178-25-1.13%
20152,203-41-1.83%
20142,244-23-1.01%
20132,267-20-0.87%
20122,287-26-1.12%
20112,313-8-0.34%
20102,3210.00%

Quitman Population by Year