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People

Total Population 2,147
Male Share of the Population 43.9%
Female Share of the Population 56.1%
Senior Citizens 22.9%
Employed Population 16+ 693
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 47.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,635
% Above Poverty Level 79.1%
% Below Poverty Level 20.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.4%
Median Gross Rent $403
Median House Value $76,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.8%
US/American 0%
English 15.8%
Irish 10.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Quitman Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 87 miles E of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 164 miles NE of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Clarke
Standard Zip Codes 39355
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.04
Longitude -88.728

Quitman Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station QUITMAN 1 N
Distance 2 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.3 inches
Station WAYNESBORO 2 W
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 58 inches
Station NEWTON EXP STN
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 57.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Enterprise 716 $46,250
Heidelberg 702 $42,589
Meridian 40,507 $39,753
Pachuta 286 $39,375
Shubuta 342 $31,875
Stonewall 1,315 $37,039

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Quitman Public Libraries

Library
East Mississippi Regional Library
116 WATER STREET
Quitman, Mississippi
(601) 776-3881
Library Web Site

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Quitman Hospitals

H C WATKINS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
605 SOUTH ARCHUSA AVENUE
(601) 776-6925
Emergency Service: Yes

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Quitman High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

QUITMAN HIGH SCHOOL
210 SOUTH JACKSON AVE.
601-776-3341
Serves 658 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.8

CLARKE CO VOCATIONAL CENTER
910 NORTH ARCHUSA AVE.
601-776-5219
A Vocational School

QUITMAN ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
210 SOUTH JACKSON AVE
601-776-7521
A Non-traditional School

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