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People

Total Population 3,804
Male Share of the Population 45%
Female Share of the Population 55%
Senior Citizens 19.6%
Employed Population 16+ 858
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 30.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $30,520
% Above Poverty Level 61.2%
% Below Poverty Level 38.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.2%
Median Gross Rent $537
Median House Value $79,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 70.1%
US/American 0%
English 3%
Irish 1.9%

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

Quitman Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles NE of Tallahassee, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles W of Jacksonville, Florida
County Brooks
Standard Zip Codes 31643
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.784
Longitude -83.56

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 2 NW
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 62 F
Apr Temp 52 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 53 inches
Station THOMASVILLE 3 NE
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 63 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 56 to 81 F
Annual Precip 54 inches
Station MONTICELLO 3 W
Distance 27.4 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 62 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Barwick 443 $0
Boston 1,461 $35,060
Morven 518 $26,339
Pavo 580 $40,750
Remerton 1,393 $24,044
Valdosta 56,504 $37,702

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

Quitman Public Libraries

Library
Brooks County Public Library System
404 BARWICK RD.
Quitman, Georgia
(229) 263-4412

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Quitman Hospitals

BROOKS COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
903 N COURT ST
(912) 263-4171
Emergency Service: Yes

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Quitman High Schools

BROOKS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
1081 BARWICK ROAD
229-263-8923
A Title I School.
Serves 657 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.7

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