Mississippi Quitman County Public Schools

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Quitman County, MS

Map of Quitman County, MSQuitman County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 404.8 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 23.5 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population declined by 36.3%. On the 2000 census form, 99.5% of the population reported only one race, with 68.6% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.5% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.80 persons compared to an average family size of 3.42 persons.

In 2005 educational services was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $25,604. Per capita income grew by 17.7% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 9,512 Covered Employment 1,786
Growth (%) since 1990 -9.3% Average wage per job $22,970
Households (2000) 3,565 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 13.7%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 4,025 Average wage per job $24,072
Unemployment Rate (2005) 10.3 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 3.1%
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $19,482 Average wage per job $26,124
Median Household Income (2003) $21,148 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 27.3 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 55.1 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 5.1%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 10.6 Average wage per job $29,933

1. M. S. PALMER HIGH SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 350, Marks, MS 38646
Phone: (662) 326-5191
County: Quitman County
Enrollment: 423
Grades: 9-12

2. QUITMAN CO VOCATIONAL COMPLEX
Address: P O Box 117, Marks, MS 38646
Phone: (662) 326-8427
County: Quitman County
Enrollment: 0
Grades: 7-12

3. QUITMAN County
Enrollment: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 175, Lambert, MS 38643
Phone: (662) 326-7186
County: Quitman County
Enrollment: 537
Grades: KG-4

4. QUITMAN County
Enrollment: MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 290, Marks, MS 38646
Phone: (662) 326-6871
County: Quitman County
Enrollment: 368
Grades: 5-8