Quitman, Louisiana

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Quitman is a village in Jackson Parish, Louisiana, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the village population was 168. Quitman is 15 miles south of Ruston on U.S. Highway 167, and 9 miles north of Jonesboro, the parish seat of Jackson Parish. It is also adjacent to the Jackson Bienville Wildlife Area.

Quitman is part of the Ruston Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

Quitman is located at 32°20′48″N 92°43′21″W / 32.34667°N 92.7225°W / 32.34667; -92.7225 (32.346643, -92.722548)[1]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.4 km² (0.9 mi²), all land.

Media

The internet access available is dial-up or satellite service. DSL from AT&T was added in January of 2010 for many residents.

Education

The Quitman High School is a public K-12 academic school. Classified by the LHSAA as a Class B school. The mascot is the Wolverine.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 168 people, 69 households, and 48 families residing in the village. The population density was 69.7/km² (180.3/mi²). There were 76 housing units at an average density of 31.6/km² (81.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.40% White and 0.60% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.19% of the population.

There were 69 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.00.

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