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Quitman County, Mississippi Facts

Facts
State Mississippi
Land area 405.0 square miles
Population Density 20.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 7,803
Population change -5.1%
Under 5 years of age 6.8%
Under 18 24.9%
65 and over 15%
Females 52.3%
White 28.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 0.9
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1.2%
Black or African American 69.5%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 68%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 13.7%
Veterans 483
Households and Housing
Households 3,114
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 83.5%
Median household income $22,863
The per capita income $13,954
Live below the poverty line. 40.7%
housing units 3,578
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $49,200
Residents owning their homes. 68.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 353
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 34.3%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $24,719
Retail sales per capita $2,815
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $19,137