Quitman County, Mississippi Population 2020

Quitman County, Mississippi's estimated population is 6,681 with a growth rate of -2.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Quitman County, Mississippi is the 80th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20206,681-185-2.69%
20196,866-185-2.62%
20187,051-185-2.56%
20177,236-132-1.79%
20167,368-146-1.94%
20157,514-177-2.30%
20147,691-126-1.61%
20137,817150.19%
20127,802-253-3.14%
20118,055-103-1.26%
20108,158-2,332-22.23%
199010,490-2,146-16.98%
198012,636-3,252-20.47%
197015,888-5,131-24.41%
196021,019-4,866-18.80%
195025,885-1,306-4.80%
194027,1911,8877.46%
193025,3045,44327.41%
192019,8618,26871.32%
191011,5936,158113.30%
19005,4352,14965.40%
18903,2861,879133.55%
18801,4070.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-2.69%
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Founded
1877
County Seat

Quitman County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American5,28271.65%
White2,02727.50%
Some Other Race400.54%
Two or More Races180.24%
Asian50.07%

Quitman County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Quitman County, Mississippi Median Age

38.4


Total

37.7


Male

41


Female

Quitman County, Mississippi Adults

There are 5,583 adults, (1,180 of whom are seniors) in Quitman County, Mississippi.

Quitman County, Mississippi Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Quitman County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

3,896

52.85%

Male

3,476

47.15%

Quitman County, Mississippi Households and Families

Quitman County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Quitman County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.3%23.7%
Male59.5%40.5%
All58%42%
Non Family50.2%49.8%
Female49.9%50.1%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0552.3658
Non Family1,2941.0950.2
Married8783.1376.3
Female7623.4949.9
Male1213.1559.5

3.2

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Quitman County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade59312.03%
9th to 12th Grade85417.32%
High School Graduate1,48930.20%
Some College1,06021.50%
Associates Degree3737.57%
Bachelors Degree3787.67%
Graduate Degree1833.71%

Quitman County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black3,3372,232283
White1,5371,223273
Hispanic4621
Other Race237
Multiple Races52
Asian555

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,683$27,143$20,115
Less Than High School$17,339$18,696$15,192
High School Grad$20,714$24,250$18,607
Some College$26,750$34,821$20,245
Bachelors Degree$35,600$39,808$29,239
Graduate Degree$43,889$$70,227

$23,683

Average Earnings

$27,143

Average Male

$20,115

Average Female

Quitman County, Mississippi Language

Quitman County, Mississippi Language by Age

Quitman County, Mississippi Language

99.42% of Quitman County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

Quitman County, Mississippi Poverty

Quitman County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,1862,03939.32%
White1,89049726.30%
Hispanic941111.70%
Other36616.67%
Multiple18211.11%

35.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.72%

Male Poverty Rate

40.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Quitman County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Quitman County, Mississippi is Black, with 39.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Quitman County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.51%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.35%
High School29.63%
Some College28.04%
Bachelors or Greater3.39%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.81%
Male Unemployed37.80%
Female Employed17.44%
Male Employed13.32%

Quitman County, Mississippi Income

Quitman County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$25,510$36,797
Families$37,551$45,162
Married Families$51,304-
Non Families$14,939$24,873

Quitman County, Mississippi Marital Status

Quitman County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.8%

Male Marriage Rate

28.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Quitman County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Quitman County, Mississippi 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 55-64.

Quitman County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Quitman County, Mississippi Veterans

269

Number of Veterans

232

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam113
Korea31
Second Gulf War25
First Gulf War23
World War II6
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5482
75+78
65 to 7457
55 to 6452
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black1493.83%
White1207.22%

$Quitman County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

20.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Quitman County, Mississippi Employment Status

52.7%

Labor Force Participation

39.1%

Employment Rate

25.8%

Unemployment Rate

Quitman County, Mississippi 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

89.07%

Born in Mississippi

99.50%

Native Born

0.50%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.50% of Quitman County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 89.07% having been born in Mississippi. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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