Quitman County, Georgia is a rural county located in the southwestern corner of the state. The population of Quitman County is just over 2,500 people, making it one of the least populous counties in the state. The median household income in Quitman County is $30,878, which is slightly below the national average of $60,293. The poverty rate in Quitman County is 28.2%, which is significantly higher than the national average of 11.8%.
The demographics of Quitman County are primarily white (77.4%) and African American (20.3%), with a small percentage of other races. The median age of residents in Quitman County is 44.7 years, which is slightly higher than the national average of 38.2 years.
Education in Quitman County is provided by the Quitman County School District, which serves all of the county's students. The district consists of three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. The district has a graduation rate of 82.3%, which is slightly higher than the national average of 80.4%.
The real estate market in Quitman County is relatively affordable, with the median home value being $76,400. This is significantly lower than the national median home value of $231,200. The median rent in Quitman County is $627, which is also lower than the national median rent of $1,093. The vacancy rate in Quitman County is 7.3%, which is slightly higher than the national average of 6.1%.