Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Amite MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 1,861   2,100   -239 10,911  
Gender:              
Male 959 51.5% 986 47.0% -27 5,159 47.3%
Female 902 48.5% 1,114 53.0% -212 5,752 52.7%
Race:              
White alone 1,222 65.7% 1,301 62.0% -79 6,019 55.2%
Black or African American alone 613 32.9% 765 36.4% -152 4,834 44.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 0 0.0% 9 0.4% -9 3 0.0%
Asian alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 15 0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 5 0.2% -5 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 6 0.3% 3 0.1% 3 0 0.0%
Two or more races 20 1.1% 17 0.8% 3 40 0.4%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 27 1.5% 10 0.5% 17 40 0.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 1,203 64.6% 1,294 61.6% -91 6,017 55.1%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 631 33.9% 796 37.9% -165 4,854 44.5%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 173 9.3% 147 7.0% 26 852 7.8%
10 to 14 years 138 7.4% 187 8.9% -49 888 8.1%
15 to 19 years 109 5.9% 179 8.5% -70 895 8.2%
20 to 24 years 148 8.0% 345 16.4% -197 588 5.4%
25 to 29 years 286 15.4% 237 11.3% 49 525 4.8%
30 to 34 years 154 8.3% 118 5.6% 36 589 5.4%
35 to 39 years 126 6.8% 199 9.5% -73 710 6.5%
40 to 44 years 182 9.8% 154 7.3% 28 982 9.0%
45 to 49 years 116 6.2% 97 4.6% 19 859 7.9%
50 to 54 years 129 6.9% 60 2.9% 69 724 6.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Amite MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 102 5.5% 85 4.0% 17 701 6.4%
60 to 64 years 34 1.8% 45 2.1% -11 646 5.9%
65 to 69 years 68 3.7% 57 2.7% 11 569 5.2%
70 to 74 years 52 2.8% 38 1.8% 14 464 4.3%
75 to 79 years 29 1.6% 36 1.7% -7 471 4.3%
80 to 84 years 6 0.3% 31 1.5% -25 269 2.5%
85 years and over 9 0.5% 85 4.0% -76 179 1.6%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 95 7.3% 146 11.8% -51 1,006 13.1%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 273 21.1% 234 18.8% 39 1,568 20.4%
High school graduate or equivalency 371 28.7% 419 33.7% -48 2,826 36.8%
Some college, no degree 320 24.7% 190 15.3% 130 1,342 17.5%
Associate degree 66 5.1% 80 6.4% -14 270 3.5%
Bachelor's degree 133 10.3% 156 12.6% -23 488 6.3%
Graduate or professional degree 35 2.7% 17 1.4% 18 188 2.4%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 750 40.5% 750 39.9% 0 3,750 34.4%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 480 25.9% 220 11.7% 260 3,120 28.6%
Other family households with children under 18 260 14.1% 370 19.7% -110 1,960 18.0%
Other family households without children under 18 90 4.9% 110 5.9% -20 800 7.3%
Non-family households 270 14.6% 430 22.9% -160 1,280 11.7%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 730 39.5% 690 36.7% 40 4,510 41.3%
$25,000 to $49,999 630 34.1% 860 45.7% -230 3,750 34.4%
$50,000 to $74,999 320 17.3% 140 7.4% 180 1,470 13.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 60 3.2% 60 3.2% 0 790 7.2%
$100,000 to $199,999 80 4.3% 110 5.9% -30 350 3.2%
$200,000 or more 30 1.6% 0 0.0% 30 40 0.4%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Amite 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 250 16.4% 335 19.2% -85 1,486 16.4%
less than $4,999 230 15.1% 183 10.5% 47 1,174 13.0%
$5,000 - $9,999 242 15.9% 235 13.5% 7 1,518 16.8%
$10,000 - $14,999 225 14.7% 292 16.7% -67 1,326 14.7%
$15,000 - $19,999 134 8.8% 156 8.9% -22 772 8.5%
$20,000 - $24,999 91 6.0% 163 9.3% -72 628 6.9%
$25,000 - $34,999 148 9.7% 216 12.4% -68 997 11.0%
$35,000 - $49,999 82 5.4% 108 6.2% -26 633 7.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 61 4.0% 37 2.1% 24 345 3.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 30 2.0% 15 0.9% 15 74 0.8%
$100,000 and over 33 2.2% 5 0.3% 28 92 1.0%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 804 52.7% 900 51.6% -96 4,181 46.2%
Unemployed 100 6.6% 113 6.5% -13 387 4.3%
Armed forces 13 0.9% 0 0.0% 13 0 0.0%
Not in labor force 609 39.9% 732 41.9% -123 4,477 49.5%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 52 6.5% 59 6.6% -7 314 7.5%
Professional and related 95 11.8% 147 16.3% -52 579 13.8%
Service occupations :
Protective service 35 4.4% 52 5.8% -17 94 2.2%
Other service 79 9.8% 106 11.8% -27 425 10.2%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 89 11.1% 110 12.2% -21 468 11.2%
Office and administrative support 138 17.2% 146 16.2% -8 448 10.7%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 13 1.6% 35 3.9% -22 177 4.2%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 75 9.3% 89 9.9% -14 339 8.1%
Installation maintenance and repair 50 6.2% 47 5.2% 3 205 4.9%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
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In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 96 11.9% 54 6.0% 42 557 13.3%
Transportation and material moving 82 10.2% 55 6.1% 27 575 13.8%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 27 3.4% 18 2.0% 9 416 9.9%
Mining 21 2.6% 0 0.0% 21 59 1.4%
Construction 112 13.9% 118 13.1% -6 339 8.1%
Manufacturing 146 18.2% 158 17.6% -12 819 19.6%
Wholesale trade 30 3.7% 22 2.4% 8 156 3.7%
Retail trade 83 10.3% 107 11.9% -24 558 13.3%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 43 5.3% 59 6.6% -16 264 6.3%
Information 30 3.7% 16 1.8% 14 27 0.6%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 50 6.2% 29 3.2% 21 93 2.2%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 38 4.7% 48 5.3% -10 116 2.8%
Educational, health, and social services 86 10.7% 163 18.1% -77 770 18.4%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 9 1.1% 60 6.7% -51 162 3.9%
Other services (except public administration) 55 6.8% 41 4.6% 14 233 5.6%
Public administration 74 9.2% 61 6.8% 13 169 4.0%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 917 59.2% 756 42.8% 161 5,014 54.7%
Widowed 87 5.6% 141 8.0% -54 880 9.6%
Divorced 166 10.7% 126 7.1% 40 764 8.3%
Separated 54 3.5% 37 2.1% 17 243 2.6%
Never married 326 21.0% 706 40.0% -380 2,270 24.8%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 390 21.4% 327 17.7% 63 2,444 22.4%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 1,430 78.6% 1,525 82.3% -95 8,446 77.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Amite MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 1,845 99.1% 2,100 100.0% -255 10,874 99.7%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 8 0.4% 0 0.0% 8 25 0.2%
1995-2000 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1980-1989 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 11 0.1%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 2 0.0%
1950-1959 8 0.4% 0 0.0% 8 6 0.1%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 6 0.1%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 8 0.4% 0 0.0% 8 12 0.1%
1995-2000 8 0.4% 0 0.0% 8 0 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1980-1989 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 5 0.0%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 7 0.1%
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 1,330 71.5% 970 46.2% 360 9,650 88.4%
Renter-occupied housing unit 520 27.9% 900 42.9% -380 1,260 11.5%
Group quarters 20 1.1% 230 11.0% -210 10 0.1%

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