Quitman County is located in northwest Mississippi. The County Seat is Marks and the largest city is Lambert. The Official Web Site is located at http://quitmancountyms.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 7,678 and the 2010 census population was 8,223. The land area is 405.01 square miles and there are 20.3 persons per square mile.
28.7% of the population is White, 69.5% is Black or African American, 0.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 68% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $49,200, there are 3,114 households, an average of 2.53 persons per household. The per capita income is $13,954, the median household income is $22,863, and 40.7% of the persons in Quitman County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 353. Retail sales (in $1000) were $24,719, and sales per capita were $2,815. The percentage of black-owned firms is 34.3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 0%.
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