Quitman County, Mississippi Population 2023

Quitman County, Mississippi's estimated 2023 population is 5,561 with a growth rate of -3.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Quitman County, Mississippi is the 80th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 8,223 and has seen a growth of -32.37% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Quitman County, Mississippi Population 2023

Population by Race

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Quitman County, Mississippi Population by Race

Quitman County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2023

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

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Quitman County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female3,75153.3%
Male3,28746.7%

Quitman County, Mississippi Population by Age

Quitman County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.12

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

59.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Quitman County, Mississippi Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Quitman County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Quitman County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40%.

Quitman County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$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

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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 Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.23% of the population.

Quitman County, Mississippi Language

Quitman County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

41.2%

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 650% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Quitman County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 18.75% 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

Quitman County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Quitman County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Quitman County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Quitman County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

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

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Quitman County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

329

Number of Veterans

280

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

Quitman County, Mississippi Veterans by War

Quitman County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

count

Quitman County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Quitman County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Quitman County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.1%

Labor Force Participation

42.2%

Employment Rate

15.7%

Unemployment Rate

Quitman County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Quitman County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Quitman County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

99.58%

Born in Quitman County, Mississippi

113.62%

Native Born

0.34%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

0.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

113.62% of Quitman County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 99.58% having been born in Mississippi. 0.19% 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

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