Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Attala MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 2,908   2,836   72 15,490  
Gender:              
Male 1,430 49.2% 1,395 49.2% 35 7,204 46.5%
Female 1,478 50.8% 1,441 50.8% 37 8,286 53.5%
Race:              
White alone 1,899 65.3% 1,680 59.2% 219 8,881 57.3%
Black or African American alone 942 32.4% 1,087 38.3% -145 6,481 41.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 2 0.1% 3 0.1% -1 9 0.1%
Asian alone 7 0.2% 4 0.1% 3 4 0.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 8 0.3% 35 1.2% -27 75 0.5%
Two or more races 50 1.7% 27 1.0% 23 40 0.3%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 42 1.4% 70 2.5% -28 109 0.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 1,870 64.3% 1,651 58.2% 219 8,856 57.2%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 996 34.3% 1,115 39.3% -119 6,525 42.1%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 292 10.0% 355 12.5% -63 1,200 7.7%
10 to 14 years 296 10.2% 189 6.7% 107 1,205 7.8%
15 to 19 years 180 6.2% 149 5.3% 31 1,275 8.2%
20 to 24 years 222 7.6% 675 23.8% -453 1,054 6.8%
25 to 29 years 252 8.7% 353 12.4% -101 835 5.4%
30 to 34 years 295 10.1% 259 9.1% 36 957 6.2%
35 to 39 years 206 7.1% 200 7.1% 6 1,016 6.6%
40 to 44 years 250 8.6% 115 4.1% 135 1,206 7.8%
45 to 49 years 169 5.8% 104 3.7% 65 1,081 7.0%
50 to 54 years 209 7.2% 114 4.0% 95 880 5.7%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Attala MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 120 4.1% 62 2.2% 58 954 6.2%
60 to 64 years 54 1.9% 60 2.1% -6 780 5.0%
65 to 69 years 107 3.7% 52 1.8% 55 805 5.2%
70 to 74 years 98 3.4% 47 1.7% 51 736 4.8%
75 to 79 years 70 2.4% 34 1.2% 36 621 4.0%
80 to 84 years 37 1.3% 52 1.8% -15 497 3.2%
85 years and over 51 1.8% 16 0.6% 35 388 2.5%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 175 9.1% 110 7.5% 65 1,535 14.3%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 329 17.2% 304 20.7% 25 2,596 24.1%
High school graduate or equivalency 475 24.8% 378 25.7% 97 3,308 30.8%
Some college, no degree 398 20.8% 322 21.9% 76 1,833 17.0%
Associate degree 114 5.9% 42 2.9% 72 435 4.0%
Bachelor's degree 297 15.5% 222 15.1% 75 662 6.2%
Graduate or professional degree 130 6.8% 90 6.1% 40 387 3.6%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 1,170 42.9% 1,010 41.6% 160 5,520 36.1%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 580 21.2% 390 16.0% 190 3,960 25.9%
Other family households with children under 18 500 18.3% 410 16.9% 90 2,630 17.2%
Other family households without children under 18 180 6.6% 140 5.8% 40 1,140 7.5%
Non-family households 300 11.0% 480 19.8% -180 2,050 13.4%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 1,140 41.8% 910 37.4% 230 6,420 42.0%
$25,000 to $49,999 870 31.9% 940 38.7% -70 5,050 33.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 390 14.3% 370 15.2% 20 2,490 16.3%
$75,000 to $99,999 80 2.9% 110 4.5% -30 610 4.0%
$100,000 to $199,999 250 9.2% 100 4.1% 150 610 4.0%
$200,000 or more 0 0.0% 10 0.4% -10 130 0.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Attala 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 330 14.5% 325 14.4% 5 1,732 13.5%
less than $4,999 307 13.5% 420 18.6% -113 1,501 11.7%
$5,000 - $9,999 414 18.2% 346 15.3% 68 2,370 18.4%
$10,000 - $14,999 292 12.9% 316 14.0% -24 2,014 15.7%
$15,000 - $19,999 185 8.1% 231 10.2% -46 1,475 11.5%
$20,000 - $24,999 144 6.3% 177 7.8% -33 1,017 7.9%
$25,000 - $34,999 255 11.2% 257 11.4% -2 1,365 10.6%
$35,000 - $49,999 188 8.3% 85 3.8% 103 766 6.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 88 3.9% 72 3.2% 16 305 2.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 30 1.3% 11 0.5% 19 147 1.1%
$100,000 and over 39 1.7% 22 1.0% 17 159 1.2%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 1,148 50.5% 1,150 50.8% -2 6,186 48.1%
Unemployed 116 5.1% 232 10.3% -116 434 3.4%
Armed forces 0 0.0% 24 1.1% -24 4 0.0%
Not in labor force 1,008 44.4% 856 37.8% 152 6,227 48.5%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 163 14.2% 109 9.5% 54 524 8.5%
Professional and related 222 19.3% 163 14.2% 59 819 13.2%
Service occupations :
Protective service 49 4.3% 34 3.0% 15 94 1.5%
Other service 119 10.4% 143 12.4% -24 760 12.3%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 124 10.8% 182 15.8% -58 668 10.8%
Office and administrative support 172 15.0% 162 14.1% 10 759 12.3%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 20 1.7% 11 1.0% 9 215 3.5%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 70 6.1% 116 10.1% -46 423 6.8%
Installation maintenance and repair 48 4.2% 48 4.2% 0 280 4.5%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Attala MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 103 9.0% 124 10.8% -21 1,050 17.0%
Transportation and material moving 58 5.1% 58 5.0% 0 594 9.6%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 28 2.4% 18 1.6% 10 362 5.9%
Mining 18 1.6% 9 0.8% 9 67 1.1%
Construction 78 6.8% 103 9.0% -25 495 8.0%
Manufacturing 217 18.9% 184 16.0% 33 1,335 21.6%
Wholesale trade 24 2.1% 25 2.2% -1 220 3.6%
Retail trade 135 11.8% 204 17.7% -69 787 12.7%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 71 6.2% 51 4.4% 20 334 5.4%
Information 37 3.2% 14 1.2% 23 87 1.4%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 70 6.1% 92 8.0% -22 275 4.4%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 38 3.3% 67 5.8% -29 235 3.8%
Educational, health, and social services 248 21.6% 199 17.3% 49 1,119 18.1%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 71 6.2% 70 6.1% 1 330 5.3%
Other services (except public administration) 43 3.7% 52 4.5% -9 269 4.3%
Public administration 70 6.1% 62 5.4% 8 271 4.4%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 1,397 60.2% 1,038 45.3% 359 6,893 52.7%
Widowed 120 5.2% 252 11.0% -132 1,476 11.3%
Divorced 220 9.5% 194 8.5% 26 1,086 8.3%
Separated 116 5.0% 112 4.9% 4 511 3.9%
Never married 467 20.1% 696 30.4% -229 3,119 23.8%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 753 27.4% 540 22.2% 213 3,083 20.2%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 1,996 72.6% 1,892 77.8% 104 12,203 79.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Attala MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 2,844 97.8% 2,790 98.4% 54 15,408 99.5%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 8 0.3% 12 0.4% -4 0 0.0%
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 8 0.3% 4 0.1% 4 0 0.0%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 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% 8 0.3% -8 0 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 56 1.9% 34 1.2% 22 82 0.5%
1995-2000 16 0.6% 27 1.0% -11 45 0.3%
1990-1994 33 1.1% 4 0.1% 29 24 0.2%
1980-1989 0 0.0% 3 0.1% -3 9 0.1%
1970-1979 7 0.2% 0 0.0% 7 0 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 4 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 1,560 53.6% 1,150 40.6% 410 12,340 79.7%
Renter-occupied housing unit 1,180 40.6% 1,280 45.1% -100 2,960 19.1%
Group quarters 180 6.2% 410 14.5% -230 200 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