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Quitman County Statistics

Facts

Land area405.0 square miles
Population Density20.3 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)7,803
Population change-5.1%
Under 5 years of age6.8%
Under 1824.9%
65 and over15%
Females52.3%
White28.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race0.9
Asian0.3%
Two or more races1.2%
Black or African American69.5%
Native American0.2%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school68%
Had a bachelor degree or higher13.7%
Veterans483

Households and Housing

Households3,114
Persons per household2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more83.5%
Median household income$22,863
The Per capita income$13,954
Live below the poverty line40.7%
Housing units3,578
Multi-unit structures9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$49,200
Residents owning their homes68.6%

Business Facts

Total number of firms353
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms34.3%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$24,719
Retail sales per capita$2,815
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$19,137
Source US Census Data