Quitman County, MS

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2020 Population
7,038
2.07% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
40.1
3.62% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
33.9%
4.7% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$24,233
4.15% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$54,500
7.07% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Quitman County, MS had a population of 7.04k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $24,233. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Quitman County, MS declined from 7,187 to 7,038, a −2.07% decrease and its median household income declined from $25,283 to $24,233, a −4.15% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Quitman County, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (72.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (25.6%), White (Hispanic) (0.924%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.639%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.213%).

None of the households in Quitman County, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.8% of the residents in Quitman County, MS are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Quitman County, MS was $54,500, and the homeownership rate was 59.2%.

Most people in Quitman County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Quitman County, MS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Quitman County, MS is home to a population of 7.04k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.298% of Quitman County, MS residents were born outside of the country (21 people).

In 2020, there were 2.83 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.1k people) in Quitman County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.8k White (Non-Hispanic) and 65 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2020 Citizenship
99.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.8% of Quitman County, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Quitman County, MS was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Quitman County, MS
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.1k ± 86
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.8k ± 19
  3. White (Hispanic)
    65 ± 75
1.04%
Hispanic Population
73 people

In 2020, there were 2.83 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.1k people) in Quitman County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.8k White (Non-Hispanic) and 65 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.04% of the people in Quitman County, MS are hispanic (73 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

0.298%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
21 people
0.431%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
31 people

As of 2020, 0.298% of Quitman County, MS residents (21 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Quitman County, MS was 0.431%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    134 ± 67
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    48 ± 45
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    39 ± 42

Quitman County, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.79 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Quitman County, MS employs 2.37k people. The largest industries in Quitman County, MS are Public Administration (328 people), Retail Trade (275 people), and Manufacturing (251 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($61,016), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,961), and Finance & Insurance ($41,250).

Occupations

2.37k
2020 Value
± 251
3.27%
1 Year growth
± 14.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Quitman County, MS grew at a rate of 3.27%, from 2.3k employees to 2.37k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Quitman County, MS, are Sales & Related Occupations (306 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (228 people), and Production Occupations (215 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Quitman County, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.37k
2020 Value
± 251
3.27%
1 Year growth
± 14.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Quitman County, MS grew at a rate of 3.27%, from 2.3k employees to 2.37k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Quitman County, MS, are Public Administration (328 people), Retail Trade (275 people), and Manufacturing (251 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Quitman County, MS, though some of these residents may live in Quitman County, MS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$27,664
Median earning men ± $3,098
$20,708
Median earning women ± $3,462

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,250), Public Administration ($40,357), and Manufacturing ($37,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,355), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($26,429), and Public Administration ($24,732).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Mississippi. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Mississippi.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 46
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 38
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 26
    Transportation & Warehousing, and Utilities

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Mississippi to other states, or from other states to Mississippi.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $30.5B
  2. $25.1B
  3. $12.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Mississippi product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $30.5B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($25.1B) and Motorized vehicles ($12.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Mississippi products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$182B
2020 Value in Mississippi
$374B
Projected 2050 Value in Mississippi
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Mississippi trade was $182B. This is expected to increase 105% to $374B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Mississippi trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Mississippi to other states, or from other states to Mississippi.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $21.9B
  2. $11.4B
  3. $10.5B

In 2020, the top outbound Mississippi domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Alabama with $21.9B, followed by Louisiana with $11.4B and Tennessee and $10.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Mississippi shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Quitman County, MS went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 66.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (31.8%), followed by Other (1.18%).

Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Mississippi. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Mississippi is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Mississippi

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Roger Wicker
Senator from Mississippi1
Assumed office on December 31, 2007
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Trent Lott.
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Senator from Mississippi2
Assumed office on April 9, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Thad Cochran.

Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith are the senators currently representing Mississippi.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Mississippi

Mississippi is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Mississippi have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.876% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.697% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (691k), Some college (559k), and Secondary Education (417k).

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The median property value in Quitman County, MS was $54,500 in 2020, which is 0.237 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $50,900 to $54,500, a 7.07% increase. The homeownership rate in Quitman County, MS is 59.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Quitman County, MS have an average commute time of 27.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Quitman County, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Quitman County, MS is $24,233. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Quitman County, MS was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $25,943, followed by Census Tract 9503 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $23,875 and $22,471.

Property

$54,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,248
$1,789
Median Property Taxes
±$219

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Quitman County, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

59.2%
Homeownership
2020
63%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 59.2% of the housing units in Quitman County, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9502
  2. Census Tract 9503
  3. Census Tract 9501

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Quitman County, MS was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $25,943, followed by Census Tract 9503 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $23,875 and $22,471.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Quitman County, MS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$24,233
Median Household Income
± $3,396
3.02k
Number of Households
± 277

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.02k households in Quitman County, MS declined from $24,233 from the previous year's value of $25,283.

The following chart displays the households in Quitman County, MS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Quitman County, MS is from Mississippi.
0.45
2020 Wage GINI in Mississippi
0.445
2019 Wage GINI in Mississippi

In 2020, the income inequality in Mississippi was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.17% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Mississippi was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Mississippi in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Mississippi across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (84.7%)
  2. Carpooled (7.52%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.18%)

In 2020, 84.7% of workers in Quitman County, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.52%) and those who worked at home (4.18%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

27.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Quitman County, MS have a longer commute time (27.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.56% of the workforce in Quitman County, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Quitman County, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Quitman County, MS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

33.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Quitman County, MS (2.33k out of 6.87k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Quitman County, MS is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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81.1% of the population of Quitman County, MS has health coverage, with 23.9% on employee plans, 39.5% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 5.55% on non-group plans, and 0.917% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Mississippi was $7,646 in 2014. This is a 3.86% increase from the previous year ($7,362).

Primary care physicians in Quitman County, MS see 7051 patients per year on average, which represents a 3% decrease from the previous year (7269 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6792 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3396 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 43.4% were men and 56.6% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Mississippi, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

7,051 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Quitman County, MS

Primary care physicians in Quitman County, MS see an average of 7,051 patients per year. This represents a 3% decrease from the previous year (7,269 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Mississippi across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25% under 18 years, 19.1% between 18 and 34 years, 38.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 43.4% were men and 56.6% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

18.9%
Uninsured
23.9%
Employer Coverage
39.5%
Medicaid
11.3%
Medicare
5.55%
Non-Group
0.917%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Quitman County, MS grew by 8.46% from 17.4% to 18.9%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Quitman County, MS.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 34.5% in Quitman County, MS.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 16.6% in Quitman County, MS.

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