Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Alcorn MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 4,619   4,873   -254 27,661  
Gender:              
Male 2,359 51.1% 2,435 50.0% -76 13,097 47.3%
Female 2,260 48.9% 2,438 50.0% -178 14,564 52.7%
Race:              
White alone 3,955 85.6% 4,210 86.4% -255 24,365 88.1%
Black or African American alone 453 9.8% 546 11.2% -93 3,053 11.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 27 0.6% 1 0.0% 26 12 0.0%
Asian alone 22 0.5% 6 0.1% 16 20 0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 99 2.1% 9 0.2% 90 57 0.2%
Two or more races 63 1.4% 101 2.1% -38 154 0.6%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 156 3.4% 84 1.7% 72 194 0.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 3,921 84.9% 4,148 85.1% -227 24,249 87.7%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 542 11.7% 641 13.2% -99 3,218 11.6%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 516 11.2% 445 9.1% 71 1,762 6.4%
10 to 14 years 379 8.2% 448 9.2% -69 1,899 6.9%
15 to 19 years 348 7.5% 383 7.9% -35 1,971 7.1%
20 to 24 years 502 10.9% 649 13.3% -147 1,744 6.3%
25 to 29 years 521 11.3% 587 12.0% -66 1,768 6.4%
30 to 34 years 538 11.6% 505 10.4% 33 1,689 6.1%
35 to 39 years 408 8.8% 526 10.8% -118 1,946 7.0%
40 to 44 years 343 7.4% 349 7.2% -6 2,326 8.4%
45 to 49 years 207 4.5% 230 4.7% -23 2,192 7.9%
50 to 54 years 297 6.4% 374 7.7% -77 2,078 7.5%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Alcorn MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 178 3.9% 95 1.9% 83 1,929 7.0%
60 to 64 years 114 2.5% 57 1.2% 57 1,505 5.4%
65 to 69 years 91 2.0% 41 0.8% 50 1,418 5.1%
70 to 74 years 31 0.7% 28 0.6% 3 1,150 4.2%
75 to 79 years 33 0.7% 45 0.9% -12 962 3.5%
80 to 84 years 36 0.8% 34 0.7% 2 710 2.6%
85 years and over 77 1.7% 77 1.6% 0 612 2.2%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 274 9.5% 179 6.1% 95 2,810 13.9%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 418 14.5% 490 16.6% -72 3,897 19.2%
High school graduate or equivalency 834 29.0% 834 28.3% 0 7,234 35.7%
Some college, no degree 501 17.4% 562 19.1% -61 3,215 15.8%
Associate degree 209 7.3% 286 9.7% -77 1,059 5.2%
Bachelor's degree 432 15.0% 438 14.9% -6 1,342 6.6%
Graduate or professional degree 206 7.2% 159 5.4% 47 728 3.6%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 2,000 44.4% 1,950 43.4% 50 9,890 36.2%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 870 19.3% 1,010 22.5% -140 8,780 32.2%
Other family households with children under 18 630 14.0% 640 14.3% -10 2,880 10.6%
Other family households without children under 18 300 6.7% 180 4.0% 120 1,750 6.4%
Non-family households 700 15.6% 710 15.8% -10 3,990 14.6%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 1,490 33.1% 1,130 25.2% 360 9,250 33.9%
$25,000 to $49,999 1,570 34.9% 1,730 38.5% -160 9,040 33.1%
$50,000 to $74,999 790 17.6% 760 16.9% 30 5,780 21.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 350 7.8% 380 8.5% -30 1,890 6.9%
$100,000 to $199,999 250 5.6% 390 8.7% -140 1,010 3.7%
$200,000 or more 50 1.1% 90 2.0% -40 340 1.2%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Alcorn MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Income of Persons in 1999 (Population age 16 and over):
No income 555 15.4% 497 12.8% 58 2,995 12.7%
less than $4,999 390 10.8% 430 11.1% -40 2,491 10.6%
$5,000 - $9,999 532 14.7% 569 14.6% -37 4,114 17.5%
$10,000 - $14,999 430 11.9% 363 9.3% 67 3,072 13.0%
$15,000 - $19,999 376 10.4% 413 10.6% -37 2,370 10.1%
$20,000 - $24,999 311 8.6% 475 12.2% -164 2,022 8.6%
$25,000 - $34,999 481 13.3% 412 10.6% 69 2,989 12.7%
$35,000 - $49,999 284 7.9% 341 8.8% -57 2,022 8.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 139 3.8% 202 5.2% -63 918 3.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 60 1.7% 82 2.1% -22 283 1.2%
$100,000 and over 54 1.5% 105 2.7% -51 276 1.2%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 2,210 61.2% 2,358 60.6% -148 12,651 53.7%
Unemployed 121 3.3% 121 3.1% 0 608 2.6%
Armed forces 7 0.2% 53 1.4% -46 4 0.0%
Not in labor force 1,274 35.3% 1,357 34.9% -83 10,289 43.7%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 216 9.8% 274 11.6% -58 1,068 8.4%
Professional and related 435 19.7% 439 18.6% -4 1,603 12.7%
Service occupations :
Protective service 32 1.4% 4 0.2% 28 211 1.7%
Other service 243 11.0% 161 6.8% 82 1,286 10.2%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 251 11.4% 349 14.8% -98 1,354 10.7%
Office and administrative support 235 10.6% 352 14.9% -117 1,601 12.7%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 23 1.0% 16 0.7% 7 98 0.8%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 133 6.0% 133 5.6% 0 779 6.2%
Installation maintenance and repair 66 3.0% 105 4.5% -39 689 5.4%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Alcorn MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 343 15.5% 374 15.9% -31 2,714 21.5%
Transportation and material moving 233 10.5% 151 6.4% 82 1,248 9.9%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 35 1.6% 39 1.7% -4 212 1.7%
Mining 2 0.1% 14 0.6% -12 7 0.1%
Construction 118 5.3% 144 6.1% -26 880 7.0%
Manufacturing 698 31.6% 595 25.2% 103 4,186 33.1%
Wholesale trade 31 1.4% 87 3.7% -56 396 3.1%
Retail trade 289 13.1% 352 14.9% -63 1,663 13.1%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 81 3.7% 132 5.6% -51 609 4.8%
Information 36 1.6% 84 3.6% -48 261 2.1%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 123 5.6% 177 7.5% -54 416 3.3%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 54 2.4% 119 5.0% -65 456 3.6%
Educational, health, and social services 383 17.3% 324 13.7% 59 1,940 15.3%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 161 7.3% 105 4.5% 56 643 5.1%
Other services (except public administration) 136 6.2% 120 5.1% 16 640 5.1%
Public administration 63 2.9% 66 2.8% -3 342 2.7%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 2,062 55.4% 2,158 54.2% -96 14,117 58.8%
Widowed 203 5.5% 138 3.5% 65 2,458 10.2%
Divorced 508 13.6% 564 14.2% -56 2,677 11.2%
Separated 149 4.0% 87 2.2% 62 339 1.4%
Never married 802 21.5% 1,033 26.0% -231 4,409 18.4%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 826 18.5% 706 15.7% 120 4,396 16.1%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 3,647 81.5% 3,787 84.3% -140 22,917 83.9%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Alcorn MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 4,449 96.3% 4,841 99.3% -392 27,503 99.4%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 19 0.4% 8 0.2% 11 117 0.4%
1995-2000 2 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 5 0.0%
1990-1994 4 0.1% 0 0.0% 4 5 0.0%
1980-1989 5 0.1% 0 0.0% 5 29 0.1%
1970-1979 5 0.1% 8 0.2% -3 20 0.1%
1960-1969 3 0.1% 0 0.0% 3 19 0.1%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 22 0.1%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 17 0.1%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 151 3.3% 24 0.5% 127 41 0.1%
1995-2000 87 1.9% 10 0.2% 77 11 0.0%
1990-1994 40 0.9% 0 0.0% 40 9 0.0%
1980-1989 3 0.1% 14 0.3% -11 14 0.1%
1970-1979 21 0.5% 0 0.0% 21 7 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 2,570 55.6% 2,290 47.0% 280 21,800 78.8%
Renter-occupied housing unit 1,910 41.4% 2,190 44.9% -280 5,490 19.8%
Group quarters 130 2.8% 390 8.0% -260 370 1.3%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000, Migration DVD, issued October 2003.
Notes: Universe is the population 5 years and over unless otherwise stated. Net migration is equal to in-migration minus out-migration. Non-movers did
not change county of residence, but may have changed housing location within the same county.
Prepared by the Policy Research Institute, The University of Kansas, email: pri@ku.edu