Quitman, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 179 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.5%
 
Males: 82  (45.8%)
Females: 97  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  35.2 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip code: 71268

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,444 (it was $39,167 in 2000)
Quitman:

$32,444
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,441 (it was $17,182 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $86,111 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Quitman:

$86,111
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $90,831; Detached houses: $97,000; Mobile homes: $64,393

Median gross rent in 2012: $525.

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  • White alone - 163 (90.1%)
  • Black alone - 17 (9.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Quitman: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (22.3%), English (19.7%), Irish (14.0%), French (6.4%), German (3.2%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 205 feet

Land area: 0.93 square miles.

Population density: 192 people per square mile   (very low).

Quitman, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Quitman:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Quitman village:

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 70.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 1.4%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.2%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Quitman, Louisiana as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Quitman to the number of sex offenders is 60 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $457 (0.6%)

Quitman satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (38.4 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (61.8 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (238.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: North Hodge, LA (2.1 miles ), East Hodge, LA (2.2 miles ), Hodge, LA (2.3 miles ), Jonesboro, LA (2.7 miles ), Grambling, LA (3.5 miles ), Simsboro, LA (3.7 miles ), Ruston, LA (3.7 miles ), Bienville, LA (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 32.35 N, Longitude: 92.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

Quitman household income distribution Quitman home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+4.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (23%)
  • Religious workers (20%)
  • Top executives (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (18%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)

Average climate in Quitman, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Quitman-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/12/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Quitman village center killed 5 people and injured 37 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1984, a category F3 tornado 14.6 miles away from the village center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Quitman-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 197.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 200.0 miles away from Quitman center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 265.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 346.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 335.3 miles away from Quitman center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 259.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson Parish (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Quitman topographic map

Birthplace of: Jimmie Davis - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Quitman:

  • PINEHILL SR CITIZENS HOME INC (RT 2 BOX 75 344 PINEHILL)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Quitman:

  • NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA HOSPICE CARE, LLC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; JONESBORO, LA)
  • JACKSON PARISH HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; JONESBORO, LA)
  • MEDISTAR HOME HEALTH OF JACKSON PARISH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; JONESBORO, LA)
  • FOREST HAVEN NURSING AND REHAB CTR, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; JONESBORO, LA)
  • JONESBORO COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; JONESBORO, LA)
  • HEALTH PARADIGM MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 12 miles away; RUSTON, LA)
  • LILINDA STREET HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; RUSTON, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Quitman:

  • Grambling State University (about 13 miles; Grambling, LA; Full-time enrollment: 4,885)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 14 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 40 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 42 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 47 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 7,700)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 56 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 58 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)

Public high school in Quitman:

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Notable location: Quitman Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Quitman include: Fellowship Baptist Church (A), Quitman First Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Fellowship Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Jackson Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Quitman that have no violations reported:

  • BEAR CREEK WATER SYSTEM (Address: 1647 ARCADIA HIGHWAY , Population served: 384, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.9%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.4%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.9%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Quitman compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Quitman travel time to work - commute Quitman mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Quitman village (based on Jackson Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.21%
Here: 62.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness Church
Adherents72.8%10.1%4.9%2.6%2.0%
Congregations51.0%17.6%3.9%2.0%3.9%
NameChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Community Church of ChristChurches of ChristAmerican Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents1.6%1.5%1.2%1.1%2.2%
Congregations5.9%2.0%2.0%2.0%9.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Jackson Parish:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Jackson Parish:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.0%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson Parish:

28.2%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

13.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,700
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$500
Water Supply 0$0 1$700
Totals for Government 0$0 4$2,900

Quitman government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $49,000 ($273.74)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($106.15)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($22.35)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($5.59)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($72.63)

Quitman government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,000 ($33.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($50.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $78,000 ($435.75)
  • Tax - NEC: $17,000 ($94.97)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($33.52)

Quitman government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $280,000 ($1564.25)

6.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,854 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ouachita Parish, LA  1.19% ($36,758 average AGI)
from Lincoln Parish, LA  0.77% ($26,975)
from Winn Parish, LA  0.65% ($32,176)


5.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,921 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lincoln Parish, LA  1.13% ($29,576 average AGI)
to Ouachita Parish, LA  1.13% ($29,780)
to Winn Parish, LA  0.52% ($31,296)

Strongest AM radio stations in Quitman:

  • KMGG (920 AM; 1 kW; JONESBORO, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KRUS (1490 AM; 1 kW; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • KMLB (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Quitman:

  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KGRM (91.5 FM; GRAMBLING, LA; Owner: GRAMBLING COLLEGE OF LOUISIANA)
  • KNBB (99.3 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KLPI (89.1 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TECH. UNIVERSITY)
  • KTOC-FM (104.9 FM; JONESBORO, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K209BR (89.7 FM; JONESBORO, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K214CE (90.7 FM; GRAMBLING, LA; Owner: BD OF SUPERVISORS OF LA ST UNIV)
  • KPCH (97.7 FM; DUBACH, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KXRR (106.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KAPI (88.3 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBEF (104.5 FM; GIBSLAND, LA; Owner: GREENWOOD ACRES BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KQWJ-LP (95.5 FM; JONESBORO, LA; Owner: GRACE COMMUNITY CHURCH OF JONESBORO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Quitman:

  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 3,780
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,890
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 6,426

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Quitman 160, 118 Wolverine Drive (Lat: 32.345167 Lon: -92.720056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQJI587
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/22/2008, Expiration Date: 09/22/2018, Certifier: Elizabeth Creekmore
    Registrant: Nexus Systems, Inc, 363 Venable Lane, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 323-5578, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB5TCR, Licensee ID: L00531102
    Grant Date: 06/12/2002, Expiration Date: 06/09/2012, Certifier: Eugene T Norred
    Registrant: Eugene T Norred, 662 Brooks Chapel Rd, Quitman, LA 71268

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: WINKLER GARY R CHALLENGER II CLIPPE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 990SS , Serial Number: CH2-1004-CW-2537, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Gary W Morris, 2906 Beech Springs Rd, Quitman, LA 71268

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
Most common first names in Quitman, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2773.3 years
William2480.7 years
Mary2085.1 years
John1972.7 years
Henry1179.0 years
Robert1178.7 years
George976.9 years
Charlie881.8 years
Thomas881.0 years
Mattie779.0 years
Most common last names in Quitman, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2679.1 years
Anderson2581.4 years
Harvey1876.1 years
Williams1774.7 years
Smith1381.1 years
Thomas1279.5 years
Nunn1285.3 years
Leonard1270.9 years
Loe1282.4 years
Vail1183.3 years
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