Quitman County, GA

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Population

2,140

2.15% growth

Median Age

52.6


Median Household Income

$26,750

10.2% decline

Poverty Rate

22.8%


Number of Employees

729

11.3% growth

Median Property Value

$67,400

3.3% decline

About

In 2017, Quitman County, GA had a population of 2.14k people with a median age of 52.6 and a median household income of $26,750. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Quitman County, GA grew from 2,095 to 2,140, a 2.15% increase and its median household income declined from $29,773 to $26,750, a -102% decrease.

The population of Quitman County, GA is 50.7% Black or African American Alone, 41.9% White Alone, and 4.95% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Quitman County, GA speak a non-English language, and 97.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Quitman County, GA is $67,400, and the homeownership rate is 74.1%. Most people in Quitman County, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Quitman County, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Quitman County, GA employs 729 people. The largest industries in Quitman County, GA are Retail Trade (167 people), Manufacturing (164 people), and Public Administration (93 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($45,121), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($35,417), and Manufacturing ($30,735).

Median household income in Quitman County, GA is $26,750. Males in Quitman County, GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Quitman County, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$26,750

2017 value

± $7,840

-102%

1 Year Growth

± 42.1%

Households in Quitman County, GA have a median annual income of $26,750, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $29,773 in 2016, which represents a -102% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744

Average Male Salary

± $1,190

$46,261

Average Female Salary

± $830

In 2017, full-time male employees in Georgia made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,486 ± $3,787

  2. White

    $53,819 ± $950

  3. Two or More Races

    $43,415 ± $4,855

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Georgia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Quitman County, GA is from Georgia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9603

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Quitman County, GA was Census Tract 9603 with a value of $31,487, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Quitman County, GA (488 out of 2.14k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 12 - 14 and then Females 45 - 54.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    328 ± 113

  2. White

    137 ± 69

  3. Two Or More

    23 ± 63

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Quitman County, GA 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

729

2017 Value

± 162

11.3%

1 Year growth

± 28.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Quitman County, GA grew at a rate of 11.3%, from 655 employees to 729 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Quitman County, GA, are Sales & Related Occupations (154 people), Production Occupations (129 people), and Transportation Occupations (96 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Quitman County, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Quitman County, GA, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (154 people), Production Occupations (129 people), and Transportation Occupations (96 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Quitman County, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (7.81 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (3.61 times), and Production Occupations (3.05 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Quitman County, GA, by median earnings, are Natural Resources, Construction, & Maintenance Occupations ($83,333), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($60,250), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($54,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

729

2017 Value

± 162

11.3%

1 Year growth

± 28.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Quitman County, GA grew at a rate of 11.3%, from 655 employees to 729 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Quitman County, GA, are Retail Trade (167 people), Manufacturing (164 people), and Public Administration (93 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Quitman County, GA, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (167 people), Manufacturing (164 people), and Public Administration (93 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Quitman County, GA has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.55 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (2.83 times), and Public Administration (2.73 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Quitman County, GA, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($45,121), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($35,417), and Manufacturing ($30,735).

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Domestic Trade

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. $48.1B

  2. $38B

  3. $30.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $48.1B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($38B) and Electronics ($30.6B).

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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$430B

2015 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Georgia trade was $430B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $628B by 2045.

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. $39.4B

  2. $25.3B

  3. $20.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $39.4B, followed by South Carolina with $25.3B and North Carolina and $20.5B.

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

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Health

81.5% of the population of Quitman County, GA has health coverage, with 26.6% on employee plans, 17.9% on Medicaid, 19.5% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 3.22% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Quitman County, GA see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2335 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Rockdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

0 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Quitman County, GA see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,587

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,406

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,199

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Georgia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.41%, from $6,249 to $6,587.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

18.5%

Uninsured

26.6%

Employer Coverage

17.9%

Medicaid

19.5%

Medicare

14.3%

Non-Group

3.22%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Quitman County, GA grew by 3.67% from 17.8% to 18.5%.

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 Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 18.2% prevalence

  2. 17.3% prevalence

  3. 16.9% prevalence

Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 18.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Georgia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Quitman County, GA is home to a population of 2.14k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.21% of Quitman County, GA residents were born outside of the country (90 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Quitman County, GA is composed of 1.09k Black or African American Alone residents (50.7%), 897 White Alone residents (41.9%), 106 Asian Alone residents (4.95%), 35 Two or More Races residents (1.64%), 12 Hispanic or Latino residents (0.561%), 4 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.187%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Quitman County, GA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

53

Median Native-Born Age

± 6.9

60

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 43.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Quitman County, GA was 52.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 53, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 60. But people in Quitman County, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Quitman County, GA residents was 48.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.21%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

90 people

1.62%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

34 people

As of 2017, 4.21% of Quitman County, GA residents (90 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Quitman County, GA was 1.62%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Georgia residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

97.2%

2017 Citizenship

99.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.2% of Quitman County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Quitman County, GA was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    1.09k ± 154

  2. White Alone

    897 ± 164

  3. Asian Alone

    106 ± 121

In 2017, there were 1.21 times more Black or African American Alone residents (1.09k people) in Quitman County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 897 White Alone and 106 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Quitman County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Quitman County, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Quitman County, GA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Quitman County, GA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    82 ± 46

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    41 ± 36

  3. Korea

    20 ± 21

Quitman County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Quitman County, GA was $67,400 in 2017, which is 0.31 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $69,700 to $67,400, a 3.3% decrease. The homeownership rate in Quitman County, GA is 74.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Quitman County, GA have an average commute time of 21.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Quitman County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$26,750

Median Household Income

± $7,840

978

Number of Households

± 161

In 2017, the median household income of the 978 households in Quitman County, GA declined from $26,750 from the previous year's value of $29,773.

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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Housing

Property Value

$67,400

2017 Median

± $12,221

$69,700

2016 Median

± $23,132

In 2017, the median property value in Quitman County, GA declined from to $67,400 from the previous year's value of $69,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Quitman County, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Quitman County, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $40k - $50k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Quitman County, GA 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.

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Rent vs Own

74.1%

2017 Homeownership

74%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74.1% of the housing units in Quitman County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Quitman County, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

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, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

21.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Quitman County, GA have a shorter commute time (21.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.567% of the workforce in Quitman County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    73%

  2. Carpooled

    22.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    1.95%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Quitman County, GA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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