Quitman County, GA

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2020 Population
2,290
0.0437% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
56.9
20.3% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
14.3%
29.5% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$34,394
29% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$70,200
17.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Quitman County, GA had a population of 2.29k people with a median age of 56.9 and a median household income of $34,394. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Quitman County, GA grew from 2,289 to 2,290, a 0.0437% increase and its median household income grew from $26,667 to $34,394, a 29% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Quitman County, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (47%), White (Non-Hispanic) (42.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.33%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.84%), and White (Hispanic) (1.27%).

None of the households in Quitman County, GA 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.

96.3% of the residents in Quitman County, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Quitman County, GA was $70,200, and the homeownership rate was 78.5%.

Most people in Quitman County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Quitman County, GA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Quitman County, GA is home to a population of 2.29k people, from which 96.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.15% of Quitman County, GA residents were born outside of the country (118 people).

In 2020, there were 1.12 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.08k people) in Quitman County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 963 White (Non-Hispanic) and 145 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.3%
2020 Citizenship
95.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.3% of Quitman County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Quitman County, GA was 95.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Quitman County, GA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.08k ± 286
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    963 ± 172
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    145 ± 152
1.27%
Hispanic Population
29 people

In 2020, there were 1.12 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.08k people) in Quitman County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 963 White (Non-Hispanic) and 145 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.27% of the people in Quitman County, GA are hispanic (29 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Quitman County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.15%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
118 people
6.42%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
147 people

As of 2020, 5.15% of Quitman County, GA residents (118 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, GA was 6.42%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    78 ± 55
  2. Korea
    17 ± 24
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    16 ± 23

Quitman County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.59 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Quitman County, GA employs 702 people. The largest industries in Quitman County, GA are Manufacturing (143 people), Retail Trade (128 people), and Public Administration (96 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,669), Finance & Insurance ($40,669), and Manufacturing ($40,042).

Occupations

702
2020 Value
± 174
−14.1%
1 Year decline
± 38.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Quitman County, GA declined at a rate of −14.1%, from 817 employees to 702 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Quitman County, GA, are Sales & Related Occupations (108 people), Material Moving Occupations (76 people), and Transportation Occupations (75 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Quitman County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

702
2020 Value
± 174
−14.1%
1 Year decline
± 38.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Quitman County, GA declined at a rate of −14.1%, from 817 employees to 702 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Quitman County, GA, are Manufacturing (143 people), Retail Trade (128 people), and Public Administration (96 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Quitman County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Quitman County, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,959
Median earning men ± $4,868
$22,368
Median earning women ± $6,861

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($250,001), Public Administration ($48,750), and Manufacturing ($41,542).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($30,982), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($26,250), and Retail Trade ($23,854).

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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 Georgia. 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 Georgia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 19
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 16
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 13
    Retail Trade

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 Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $68.9B
  2. $63.5B
  3. $51.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $68.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($63.5B) and Electronics ($51.2B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$626B
2020 Value in Georgia
$1.3T
Projected 2050 Value in Georgia
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $626B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.3T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Georgia 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 Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $57.7B
  2. $34B
  3. $30.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $57.7B, followed by Tennessee with $34B and North Carolina and $30.2B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Quitman County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 54.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (44.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.452%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

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

The following chart shows elected senators in Georgia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 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 Georgia 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, 0.952% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.869% 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 (2.28M), Some college (1.79M), and Bachelors Degree (1.47M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Quitman County, GA was $70,200 in 2020, which is 0.305 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $59,900 to $70,200, a 17.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Quitman County, GA is 78.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Quitman County, GA have an average commute time of 29.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Quitman County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$70,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$19,204
$752
Median Property Taxes
±$153

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, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Quitman County, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

78.5%
Homeownership
2020
49%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 78.5% of the housing units in Quitman County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.2%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9603
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Quitman County, GA 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.
$34,394
Median Household Income
± $9,864
958
Number of Households
± 187

In 2020, the median household income of the 958 households in Quitman County, GA grew to $34,394 from the previous year's value of $26,667.

The following chart displays the households in Quitman County, GA 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 - $15k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Quitman County, GA is from Georgia.
0.476
2020 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.477
2019 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2020, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.302% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (85.6%)
  2. Carpooled (12.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.14%)

In 2020, 85.6% of workers in Quitman County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.3%) and those who worked at home (2.14%).

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

29.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Quitman County, GA have a longer commute time (29.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.6% of the workforce in Quitman County, GA 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, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Quitman County, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Quitman County, GA (328 out of 2.29k 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 Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 12 - 14.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Quitman County, GA is White, followed by Black 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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75.4% of the population of Quitman County, GA has health coverage, with 28.5% on employee plans, 12.6% on Medicaid, 22.8% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 0.786% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Georgia was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.8% were men and 54.2% 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 Georgia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Georgia 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 13.7% under 18 years, 21.7% between 18 and 34 years, 33.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 31% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.8% were men and 54.2% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

24.6%
Uninsured
28.5%
Employer Coverage
12.6%
Medicaid
22.8%
Medicare
10.8%
Non-Group
0.786%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Quitman County, GA grew by 4.21% from 23.6% to 24.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Quitman County, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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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 28.9% in Quitman County, GA.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Quitman County, GA.

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