- According to the 2000 Census,
of Quitman County residents were white
were black. Hispanics, who can be identified as either white or black
in the Census data, made up 0.5%
of the county's population. Statewide, 65.1%
of residents were white, 28.7% were
black and 5.3% were Hispanic.
- In Quitman County, 24.0%
of the countys residents were age 18 or younger,
were age 65 or older. Statewide, 26.5%
were age 18 or younger and 9.6% were
age 65 or older.
- The 2000 Census reports
of Quitman County's households were headed by females with
children under 18 years of age, compared with
Total households with children under 18 represented
of all households in the county, compared to
There is no high school dropout data available for Quitman County,
because high school
students attend neighboring county schools.
- Quitman County
spent an average of $9,267 per
student for public education each year
between 2001 and 2005, while the statewide average
The HOPE Scholarship Program is available to eligible students to attend a post-secondary
school in Georgia. Statewide,
% of the 2005 graduating class students were eligible. Data is not available for
County at this time.
Between 2000 and 2004, the
infant mortality rate
(infant deaths per 1,000 live births) was
28.4 for the county.
rate was 8.6
during the same period.
In 2002, the number of
in the county per 100,000 population was
compared to the
Quitman County had no general hospitals in 2004.
The 2004 index crime rate
(crimes per 1,000) for Quitman County
Statewide, in 2004, the rate
Of the total index crimes reported for that county,
were violent crimes,
were property crimes.
- In 2004, 76.7%
of the adult population in the
county was registered to vote. 49.5%
of the voting-age adult population
for Quitman County voted in the 2004 general election.
of eligible Georgians were registered to vote, while
of those eligible voted in the general election that year.