Quitman, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 2,151 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.7%
 
Males: 934  (43.5%)
Females: 1,217  (56.5%)
Median resident age:

50.6 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39355.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,333 (it was $30,469 in 2000)
Quitman:

$42,333
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,569 (it was $14,789 in 2000)

Quitman city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $108,496 (it was $58,400 in 2000)
Quitman:

$108,496
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $88,007; detached houses: $95,182; mobile homes: $18,996

Median gross rent in 2017: $491.

March 2019 cost of living index in Quitman: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.0%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.6% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Quitman, MS (2017)
    • 1,15960.7%White alone
    • 67535.3%Black alone
    • 281.5%Hispanic
    • 170.9%American Indian alone
    • 140.7%Asian alone
    • 100.5%Other race alone
    • 30.2%Two or more races

Races in Quitman detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Quitman, Mississippi as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Quitman is 62 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.64
Mississippi average:

2.18
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Ancestries: English (15.3%), American (11.3%), Irish (5.9%), German (2.4%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 434 feet

Land area: 5.18 square miles.

Population density: 416 people per square mile   (low).

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17 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $626 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $510 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (88.9 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (144.6 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (425.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Stonewall, MS (2.7 miles ),
Pachuta, MS (3.1 miles ),
Enterprise, MS (3.3 miles ),
Shubuta, MS (3.6 miles ),
Heidelberg, MS (4.4 miles ),
Needham, AL (4.8 miles),
Meridian, MS (4.8 miles ),
Chunky, MS (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 32.04 N, Longitude: 88.72 W

Area code: 601

Distribution of median household income in Quitman, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Quitman, MS in 2017
Quitman satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $59,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $59,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $59,500
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Quitman, MS residents
Average permit cost in Quitman, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Historical population in Quitman, MS
Historical housing units in Quitman, MS
Most common industries in Quitman, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.2%)
  • Apparel (4.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.5%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Apparel (8.8%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Quitman, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (7.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Extraction workers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.4%)

Average climate in Quitman, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Quitman, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.4. This is better than average.

City:

55.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Quitman-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/28/1987, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Quitman city center killed 6 people and injured 350 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 tornado 24.6 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Quitman-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.5 miles away from Quitman center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 127.1 miles away from Quitman center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 126.7 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 304.9 miles away from Quitman center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 420.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clarke County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Quitman topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Quitman:

  • H C WATKINS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 605 SOUTH ARCHUSA AVENUE)
  • HOSPICE CARE GROUP, LLC (114 EAST DONALD STREET)
  • LAKESIDE LIVING CENTER (191 HIGHWAY 511 EAST)

Airports located in Quitman:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Quitman:

  • Meridian Community College (about 23 miles; Meridian, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,750)
  • East Central Community College (about 36 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 42 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,942)
  • University of West Alabama (about 50 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 57 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • William Carey University (about 62 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 62 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)

Public high schools in Quitman:

  • QUITMAN HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 210 SOUTH JACKSON AVE., Grades: 9-12)
  • CLARKE CO CAREER & TECHNOLOGY CTR (Location: 910 NORTH ARCHUSA AVE., Grades: 9-12)
  • QUITMAN ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 210 SOUTH JACKSON AVE, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Quitman:

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Library in Quitman:

  • EAST MISSISSIPPI REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $496,104; Location: 116 WATER STREET; 41,788 books; 849 audio materials; 1,708 video materials; 53 state licensed databases; 192 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Quitman: Quitman City Hall (A), Quitman Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Quitman include: Trinity Full Gospel Church (A), Shiloh Baptist Church (B), Sahdy Grove Church (C), Pearlie Grove Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Clarke County Baptist Center (G), Church of Christ (H), Betheny Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Quitman Cemetery (1), Pisgah Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Cedar Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Quitman: Archusa Creek Water Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Western Motel (603 South Archusa Avenue).

Courts: Clarke County - Youth Court (103 North Archusa Avenue), Clarke County - Justice Court Clerk (103 North Archusa Avenue).

Birthplace of: Antonio McDyess - NBA player (Detroit Pistons, born: Sep 7, 1974), Oscar W. Gillespie - House Representative for the state of Texas.

Clarke County 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 and their reported violations in the past:

EAST QUITMAN W/A (Population served: 4,098, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2009)
  • 222 regular monitoring violations
HARMONY WATER ASSOCIATION #4 (Population served: 2,608, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 263 regular monitoring violations
HARMONY WATER ASSOCIATION #1 (Population served: 2,525, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-21-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 125 regular monitoring violations
CITY OF QUITMAN (Population served: 2,323, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-08-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2009)
  • 176 regular monitoring violations
HARMONY WATER ASSOCIATION #2 (Population served: 1,037, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-21-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-04-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
HARMONY W/A #7-N ENTERPRISE (Population served: 886, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2009)
  • 103 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.3%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.2%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
48 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Quitman in 2000:

  • 125 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 11 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 11 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Quitman (2011 data):

  • The Citizens National Bank of Meridian: Quitman Branch at 200 South Archusa Avenue, branch established on 1925/07/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,115.7 mil, Deposits: $932.3 mil, headquarters in Meridian, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Banc Corp.
  • First State Bank: Quitman Branch at 310 South Archusa Avenue, branch established on 1995/05/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $464.9 mil, Deposits: $377.6 mil, headquarters in Waynesboro, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: First State Corporation
  • Great Southern National Bank: Quitman Branch at 116 Archusa Avenue, branch established on 1979/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $263.8 mil, Deposits: $234.8 mil, headquarters in Meridian, MS, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Quitman Management Company, Inc.
  • BankPlus: South Archusa Avenue Branch at 301 S Archusa Ave, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,177.0 mil, Deposits: $1,696.4 mil, headquarters in Belzoni, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Bancplus Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Quitman:

Marital status in Quitman, MS
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Quitman:

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Quitman
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Quitman, MS (based on Clarke County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,84757
Mainline Protestant2,21927
Black Protestant6174
Catholic--
Other--
None4,049-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Here:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.5%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Clarke County:

30.3%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Quitman:

47.0%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Quitman:

42.8%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Quitman:

30.6
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Quitman:

19.0%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Quitman:

13.6%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.6%
State:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

50.8%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Quitman:

83.6%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Quitman, MS Residents
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 6$12,118$24,23622$5,856
Water Supply 6$14,591$29,1827$11,678
Police - Other 4$11,282$33,8460$0
Financial Administration 0$0 5$3,122
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$703
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 11$10,405
Judicial and Legal 0$0 11$3,122
Totals for Government 16$37,991$28,49361$34,886

Quitman government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $88,000 ($40.91)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($8.83)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($8.83)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $489,000 ($227.34)
    Police Protection: $279,000 ($129.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $279,000 ($129.71)
    Sewerage: $262,000 ($121.80)
    Water Utilities: $262,000 ($121.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $195,000 ($90.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $193,000 ($89.73)
    Financial Administration: $57,000 ($26.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $57,000 ($26.50)
    Central Staff Services: $57,000 ($26.50)
    General Public Buildings: $57,000 ($26.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $67,000 ($31.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $67,000 ($31.15)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($7.44)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($1.86)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($1.86)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($1.86)
    General Public Building: $4,000 ($1.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($1.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $225,000 ($104.60)

Quitman government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $227,000 ($105.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $208,000 ($96.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $226,000 ($105.07)
    Donations From Private Sources: $143,000 ($66.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $105,000 ($48.81)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($7.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $256,000 ($119.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $570,000 ($264.99)
    Other: $98,000 ($45.56)
    Sewerage: $44,000 ($20.46)
    Water Utilities: $44,000 ($20.46)
  • Tax - Property: $619,000 ($287.77)
    Public Utilities Sales: $150,000 ($69.74)
    Other License: $10,000 ($4.65)

Quitman government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,787,000 ($830.78)

5.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lauderdale County, MS  1.96% ($39,573 average AGI)
from Wayne County, MS  0.52% ($21,172)
from Jones County, MS  0.45% ($25,520)
Businesses in Quitman, MS
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Pizza Hut1

Strongest AM radio stations in Quitman:

  • WQMS (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; QUITMAN, MS; Owner: CONQUER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WALT (910 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMER (1390 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MICHAEL H. GLASS)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WNBN (1290 AM; 3 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: FRANK RACKLEY, JR.)
  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Quitman:

  • WYKK-FM (98.9 FM; QUITMAN, MS; Owner: QUITMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOKK (97.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAW-FM (88.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKZB (93.5 FM; BUTLER, AL; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • W217AQ (91.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WYYW (95.1 FM; MARION, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMMZ (102.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMLV (106.9 FM; STONEWALL, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WNSL (100.3 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W213AV (90.5 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WJDQ (101.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W211BD (89.7 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSW (103.7 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZW (94.3 FM; SANDERSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Quitman:

  • WMAW-TV (Channel 14; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W36CU (Channel 36; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W46CL (Channel 46; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52DE (Channel 52; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W65DE (Channel 65; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CS (Channel 52; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W59DE (Channel 59; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGBC (Channel 30; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS, INCORPORATED)
  • WMDN (Channel 24; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: WMDN, INC.)
  • WTOK-TV (Channel 11; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W53CE (Channel 53; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34CH (Channel 34; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W20BS (Channel 20; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36BY (Channel 36; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W43BM (Channel 43; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Quitman fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Quitman fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 53Number of bridges
  • 1,066ft / 325mTotal length
  • $6,418,277,000Total costs
  • 119,954Total average daily traffic
  • 15,498Total average daily truck traffic
  • 135,366Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Quitman, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 192000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Quitman, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Quitman)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Quitman, MS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Quitman, On Linton Road Off Sr 511 (Lat: 32.036111 Lon: -88.631944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WNTK929,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.468 MHz, 952.468 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2011, Expiration Date: 11/19/2021, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:
  • QUITMAN, On Linton Road Off Sr 511 (Lat: 32.035972 Lon: -88.631972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WNTZ296,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6790.00 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz... (+7 more), Grant Date: 04/20/2010, Expiration Date: 06/13/2020, Certifier: John D Logan, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:
  • 20603, 817 County Road 663 (Mswin 20603) (Lat: 32.017500 Lon: -88.600583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 149.4 m, Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WQOA211, Licensee ID: L01412109,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/21/2011, Expiration Date: 07/21/2021, Certifier: Bill Roach, Registrant: State Of Mississippi Wireless Communication Commission, 412 East Woodrow Wilson Ave., Mail Code 66-01, Jackson, MS 39216, Phone: (601) 359-5363, Fax: (601) 359-5362, Email:
  • QUITMAN, 3 Mi Sse (Lat: 32.006111 Lon: -88.749444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 80 m, Overall height: 80.3 m, Call Sign: WQQL203,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, Grant Date: 01/17/2013, Expiration Date: 01/17/2023, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2018, Certifier: Christopher Pickard, Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-6100, Fax: (214) 469-1580, Email:
  • QUITMAN, 4.0 Miles East (Lat: 32.038472 Lon: -88.655583), Overall height: 44.5 m, Call Sign: KLS61,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4110.00 MHz, 4130.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/26/1998, Registrant: At&t Communications Of The South Central States Inc, 1200 Peachtree St 15w27, Atlanta, GA 30309

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Quitman)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5458T , Serial Number: 17251358, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 01/13/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Tyler L Todd, 367 County Road 159, Quitman, MS 39355
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A1B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 908SC , Serial Number: 177RG0943, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 06/04/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 03/05/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Ricky Fields, 756 County Road 664, Quitman, MS 39355

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 63. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 125 took place in 2007, and the least - 12 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Quitman, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Other (34.6%), and Outside Fires (31.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Quitman, MS
    • 37334.6%Other
    • 33531.1%Outside Fires
    • 30127.9%Structure Fires
    • 696.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Quitman, MS
Most common first names in Quitman, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10575.1 years
James8874.3 years
Mary7377.1 years
William7074.4 years
Robert4867.1 years
Annie3981.7 years
George3876.1 years
Willie3675.4 years
Thomas2972.8 years
Henry2876.7 years
Most common last names in Quitman, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7477.3 years
Williams5475.7 years
Davis4071.1 years
Robinson3174.8 years
Ivey2981.6 years
Johnson2974.0 years
Harris2775.9 years
Jones2776.7 years
Riley2675.1 years
Ivy2473.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Quitman, MS
  • 55.8%Electricity
  • 39.4%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Quitman, MS
  • 58.9%Electricity
  • 36.1%Utility gas
  • 5.0%No fuel used


Quitman compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Quitman on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospices or homes for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #7 (39355) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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