Quitman, TX Population

Population: 2,030. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,198 (+8.3% change)
Males: 939 (46.3%), Females: 1,091 (53.7%)

Wood County

Zip code: 75783

Median resident age: 42.9 years
Median household income: $31,607
Median house value: $67,300

Races in Quitman:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.5%)
  • Black (6.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: United States (16.4%), Irish (10.6%), English (9.6%), German (6.1%), French (2.4%), Scottish (1.8%).

Elevation: 413 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Quitman

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Quitman city

  • Never married: 14.5%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 16.2%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +340 (+20.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Quitman:

  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER QUITMAN (117 WINNSBORO STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Quitman:

  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL OF WINNSBORO (about 15 miles; WINNSBORO, TX)
  • COZBY GERMANY HOSPIAL (about 22 miles; GRAND SALINE, TX)
  • HOPKINS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Quitman:

  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 31 miles; TYLER, TX; Abbreviation: TYR)
  • COX FLD (about 58 miles; PARIS, TX; Abbreviation: PRX)
  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 59 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; Abbreviation: GGG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Quitman:

  • WOOD COUNTY (about 6 miles; MINEOLA/QUITMAN, TX; Abbreviation: 3T1)
  • MINEOLA WISENER FIELD (about 10 miles; MINEOLA, TX; Abbreviation: 3F9)
  • WINNSBORO MUNI (about 16 miles; WINNSBORO, TX; Abbreviation: F51)
Amtrak station near Quitman:

  • 10 miles: MINEOLA (115 E. FRONT ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Quitman:

  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 18 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,872)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 34 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE (about 45 miles; COMMERCE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,998)
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 49 miles; KILGORE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,814)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; ATHENS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,858)
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 83 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,457)
  • NAVARRO COLLEGE (about 86 miles; CORSICANA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,842)

Schools

Public high schools in Quitman:

  • QUITMAN H S (Students: 339; Location: 1101 E GOODE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WOOD CO ALTER (Students: 8; Location: 1101 E GOODE ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • ALTER SCHOOL (Students: 4; Location: 1101 E GOODE ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Quitman:

  • QUITMAN EL (Students: 596; Location: 902 E GOODE ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • QUITMAN J H (Students: 186; Location: 1101 E GOODE ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • SALESMANSHIP CLUB (Students: 42; Location: 1101 E GOODE ST; Grades: 05 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Quitman:

  • QUITMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $104,173; Location: 202 E GOODE ST; 21,240 books; 810 audio materials; 1,493 video materials; 9 serial subscriptions)