Quitman County MS Information


Quitman County Subdivisions

Quitman County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,389
Daytime Population: Workers 1,539
Daytime Population: Residents 4,843
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,382
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 7,252
Population in Familes 5,981
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $23,279
Average Household Income $36,135
Per Capita Income $13,901


Total Housing Units 3,589 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,730 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,046 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 813 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $51,663
Average Home Value $83,569


Total Households 2,776
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 1,856
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.46% -1.6%
Households -1.33% -1.55%
Families -1.53% -1.67%
Median Household Income   0.3%
Per Capita Income   1.76%


Quitman County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Quitman County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 80 4th
Population Density # 73 12th
Diversity Index # 53 37th
Median Household Income # 82 1st
Per Capita Income # 80 4th

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