Quitman County, Mississippi Population 2021

Quitman County, Mississippi's estimated population is 6,266 with a growth rate of -4.03% 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 -23.19% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,266-263-4.03%
20206,529-263-3.87%
20196,792-263-3.73%
20187,055-153-2.12%
20177,208-160-2.17%
20167,368-143-1.90%
20157,511-179-2.33%
20147,690-128-1.64%
20137,818150.19%
20127,803-253-3.14%
20118,056-102-1.25%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-4.03%
Founded
1877
County Seat
2010 Population
8,158
Growth Since 2010
-23.19%
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Quitman County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American5,17672.02%
White1,93926.98%
Two or More Races430.60%
Asian160.22%
Some Other Race130.18%
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Quitman County, Mississippi Population by Race

Quitman County, Mississippi Population Pyramid $2021

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Quitman County, Mississippi Median Age

38.7


Total

37.3


Male

41.8


Female

Quitman County, Mississippi Adults

There are 5,492 adults, (1,194 of whom are seniors) in Quitman County, Mississippi.

Quitman County, Mississippi Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Quitman County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

3,825

53.22%

Male

3,362

46.78%

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
Married76%24%
All58.7%41.3%
Female53.4%46.6%
Non Family50.8%49.2%
Male50%50%

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Quitman County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0272.3258.7
Non Family1,1941.150.8
Married8653.0776
Female8463.2453.4
Male1222.5450

3.05

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Quitman County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade53611.09%
9th to 12th Grade85017.58%
High School Graduate1,50231.07%
Some College1,06021.92%
Associates Degree3898.05%
Bachelors Degree3206.62%
Graduate Degree1783.68%
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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
Black3,3412,322324
White1,4381,093168
Hispanic4321
Other Race139
Asian11116
2+ Races22

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 54.55%.

Quitman County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,874$26,235$21,812
Less Than 9th Grade$17,014$17,946$15,000
High School Graduate$21,330$24,375$19,052
Some College$27,287$33,285$22,865
Bachelors Degree$27,857$40,139$26,458
Graduate Degree$37,083$$82,500

$23,874

Average Earnings

$26,235

Average Male

$21,812

Average Female

Quitman County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Quitman County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Quitman County, Mississippi Language

99.55% of Quitman County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.30% of the population.

Quitman County, Mississippi Language

Quitman County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,0711,99939.42%
White1,82446825.66%
Multiple432455.81%
Hispanic6669.09%

35.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.46%

Male Poverty Rate

39.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Quitman County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Quitman County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 55.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Quitman County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.46%.

Quitman County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.16%
High School29.76%
Some College25.19%
Bachelors or Greater5.82%

Quitman County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed55.62%
Male Unemployed41.83%
Female Employed17.35%
Male Employed14.84%

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$25,283$36,132
Families$38,883$44,153
Married Families$51,105-
Non Families$13,566$23,225
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Income by Household Type

Quitman County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.1%

Male Marriage Rate

28.4%

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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228

Number of Veterans

222

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam101
Korea34
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War9
World War II

Quitman County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+77
65 to 7474
35 to 5448
55 to 6429
18 to 34

Quitman County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1247.79%
Black1042.68%

Quitman County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Quitman County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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13.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Quitman County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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50.5%

Labor Force Participation

40.3%

Employment Rate

20.2%

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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87.52%

Born in Quitman County, Mississippi

99.57%

Native Born

0.43%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

0.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.57% of Quitman County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 87.52% having been born in Mississippi. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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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