Quitman County, Mississippi Population 2022

Quitman County, Mississippi's estimated population is 6,003 with a growth rate of -4.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Quitman County, Mississippi is the 81st largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 8,158 and has seen a growth of -26.42% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18801,4070.00%
18903,2861,879133.55%
19005,4352,14965.40%
191011,5936,158113.30%
192019,8618,26871.32%
193025,3045,44327.41%
194027,1911,8877.46%
195025,885-1,306-4.80%
196021,019-4,866-18.80%
197015,888-5,131-24.41%
198012,636-3,252-20.47%
199010,490-2,146-16.98%
20108,158-2,332-22.23%
20118,056-102-1.25%
20127,803-253-3.14%
20137,818150.19%
20147,690-128-1.64%
20157,511-179-2.33%
20167,368-143-1.90%
20177,208-160-2.17%
20187,055-153-2.12%
20196,792-263-3.73%
20206,529-263-3.87%
20216,266-263-4.03%
20226,003-263-4.20%
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Quitman County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,86726.53%
Black or African American5,10672.55%
Asian150.21%
Some Other Race50.07%
Two or More Races450.64%
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Quitman County, Mississippi Population by Race

Quitman County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Quitman County, Mississippi Median Age

40.1


Total

37.7


Male

42.5


Female

Quitman County, Mississippi Adults

There are 5,403 adults, (1,223 of whom are seniors) in Quitman County, Mississippi.

Quitman County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Quitman County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

3,751

53.30%

Male

3,287

46.70%

Quitman County, Mississippi Population by Age

Quitman County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Quitman County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
Male59.7%40.3%
All59.2%40.8%
Non Family51.8%48.2%
Female49.8%50.2%

59.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Quitman County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0222.2759.2
Married7393.0882.9
Male1292.3659.7
Female8273.4349.8
Non Family1,3271.0951.8

3.12

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Quitman County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4048.50%
9th to 12th Grade80917.02%
High School Graduate1,59733.59%
Some College99520.93%
Associates Degree4198.81%
Bachelors Degree3397.13%
Graduate Degree1914.02%
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Quitman County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Quitman County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian996
White1,3711,060170
Black3,3462,458354
2+ Races44
Hispanic2713
Other Race5

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 66.67%.

Quitman County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,271$27,610$21,609
Less Than 9th Grade$14,792$17,000$11,964
High School Graduate$22,347$25,829$20,306
Some College$30,497$35,461$23,036
Bachelors Degree$30,294$$28,676
Graduate Degree$50,156$39,671$50,833

$25,271

Average Earnings

$27,610

Average Male

$21,609

Average Female

Quitman County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Quitman County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Quitman County, Mississippi Language

99.56% of Quitman County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.20% of the population.

Quitman County, Mississippi Language

Quitman County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple452657.78%
Black4,9941,96439.33%
White1,75733419.01%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic59915.25%

33.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.45%

Male Poverty Rate

37.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Quitman County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Quitman County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 57.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Quitman County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 15.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.99%.

Quitman County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.20%
High School26.46%
Some College22.63%
Bachelors or Greater5.70%

Quitman County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed13.30%
Male Unemployed21.61%
Female Employed18.59%
Female Unemployed52.45%

Quitman County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Quitman County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,233$37,474
Families$40,148$46,263
Married Families$54,901-
Non Families$14,961$25,348
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Income by Household Type

Quitman County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.2%

Male Marriage Rate

25.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Quitman County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Quitman County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Quitman County, Mississippi Marital Status

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329

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War39
First Gulf War59
Vietnam134
Korea26
World War II

Quitman County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54128
55 to 6415
65 to 7478
75+108

Quitman County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1328.69%
Black1975.10%

Quitman County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Quitman County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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6.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Quitman County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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50.1%

Labor Force Participation

42.2%

Employment Rate

15.7%

Unemployment Rate

Quitman County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Quitman County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Quitman County, Mississippi 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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87.38%

Born in Quitman County, Mississippi

99.70%

Native Born

0.30%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

0.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.70% of Quitman County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 87.38% having been born in Mississippi. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Quitman County, Mississippi Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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