Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Choctaw MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 1,314   1,346   -32 7,779  
Gender:              
Male 656 49.9% 697 51.8% -41 3,681 47.3%
Female 658 50.1% 649 48.2% 9 4,098 52.7%
Race:              
White alone 981 74.7% 885 65.8% 96 5,250 67.5%
Black or African American alone 281 21.4% 425 31.6% -144 2,480 31.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 3 0.2% 0 0.0% 3 8 0.1%
Asian alone 0 0.0% 19 1.4% -19 0 0.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 43 3.3% 8 0.6% 35 4 0.1%
Two or more races 6 0.5% 9 0.7% -3 37 0.5%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 59 4.5% 8 0.6% 51 37 0.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 968 73.7% 885 65.8% 83 5,229 67.2%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 287 21.8% 453 33.7% -166 2,513 32.3%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 90 6.8% 65 4.8% 25 572 7.4%
10 to 14 years 103 7.8% 112 8.3% -9 734 9.4%
15 to 19 years 174 13.2% 113 8.4% 61 681 8.8%
20 to 24 years 120 9.1% 305 22.7% -185 448 5.8%
25 to 29 years 84 6.4% 167 12.4% -83 397 5.1%
30 to 34 years 93 7.1% 86 6.4% 7 402 5.2%
35 to 39 years 132 10.0% 129 9.6% 3 560 7.2%
40 to 44 years 118 9.0% 106 7.9% 12 630 8.1%
45 to 49 years 107 8.1% 56 4.2% 51 631 8.1%
50 to 54 years 85 6.5% 45 3.3% 40 512 6.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Choctaw MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 40 3.0% 7 0.5% 33 489 6.3%
60 to 64 years 33 2.5% 23 1.7% 10 414 5.3%
65 to 69 years 26 2.0% 44 3.3% -18 363 4.7%
70 to 74 years 32 2.4% 40 3.0% -8 332 4.3%
75 to 79 years 48 3.7% 24 1.8% 24 278 3.6%
80 to 84 years 15 1.1% 2 0.1% 13 133 1.7%
85 years and over 14 1.1% 22 1.6% -8 203 2.6%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 102 12.3% 84 11.2% 18 684 12.8%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 190 23.0% 87 11.6% 103 1,180 22.1%
High school graduate or equivalency 224 27.1% 219 29.2% 5 1,791 33.5%
Some college, no degree 190 23.0% 100 13.3% 90 896 16.8%
Associate degree 18 2.2% 58 7.7% -40 204 3.8%
Bachelor's degree 68 8.2% 149 19.8% -81 384 7.2%
Graduate or professional degree 35 4.2% 54 7.2% -19 205 3.8%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 410 36.0% 490 41.9% -80 2,780 36.5%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 310 27.2% 220 18.8% 90 2,110 27.7%
Other family households with children under 18 210 18.4% 160 13.7% 50 1,300 17.1%
Other family households without children under 18 20 1.8% 90 7.7% -70 440 5.8%
Non-family households 190 16.7% 210 17.9% -20 990 13.0%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 520 45.6% 320 27.4% 200 3,030 39.8%
$25,000 to $49,999 450 39.5% 480 41.0% -30 2,850 37.4%
$50,000 to $74,999 100 8.8% 250 21.4% -150 1,010 13.3%
$75,000 to $99,999 50 4.4% 60 5.1% -10 360 4.7%
$100,000 to $199,999 20 1.8% 30 2.6% -10 310 4.1%
$200,000 or more 10 0.9% 20 1.7% -10 60 0.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Choctaw 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 197 18.2% 120 10.3% 77 978 15.5%
less than $4,999 146 13.5% 153 13.2% -7 782 12.4%
$5,000 - $9,999 172 15.9% 170 14.7% 2 1,130 17.9%
$10,000 - $14,999 142 13.1% 172 14.8% -30 887 14.0%
$15,000 - $19,999 95 8.8% 131 11.3% -36 624 9.9%
$20,000 - $24,999 110 10.2% 108 9.3% 2 492 7.8%
$25,000 - $34,999 117 10.8% 166 14.3% -49 692 10.9%
$35,000 - $49,999 49 4.5% 81 7.0% -32 374 5.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 43 4.0% 37 3.2% 6 230 3.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 3 0.3% 9 0.8% -6 60 0.9%
$100,000 and over 9 0.8% 13 1.1% -4 77 1.2%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 562 51.9% 709 61.1% -147 2,975 47.0%
Unemployed 98 9.0% 57 4.9% 41 372 5.9%
Armed forces 0 0.0% 27 2.3% -27 2 0.0%
Not in labor force 423 39.1% 367 31.6% 56 2,977 47.1%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 29 5.2% 44 6.2% -15 232 7.8%
Professional and related 100 17.8% 240 33.9% -140 488 16.4%
Service occupations :
Protective service 3 0.5% 8 1.1% -5 44 1.5%
Other service 61 10.9% 69 9.7% -8 286 9.6%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 40 7.1% 94 13.3% -54 244 8.2%
Office and administrative support 46 8.2% 73 10.3% -27 257 8.6%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 25 4.4% 13 1.8% 12 112 3.8%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 71 12.6% 28 3.9% 43 334 11.2%
Installation maintenance and repair 10 1.8% 7 1.0% 3 129 4.3%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Choctaw MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 117 20.8% 80 11.3% 37 561 18.9%
Transportation and material moving 60 10.7% 53 7.5% 7 288 9.7%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 48 8.5% 15 2.1% 33 204 6.9%
Mining 9 1.6% 0 0.0% 9 81 2.7%
Construction 85 15.1% 24 3.4% 61 329 11.1%
Manufacturing 146 26.0% 138 19.5% 8 782 26.3%
Wholesale trade 0 0.0% 13 1.8% -13 67 2.3%
Retail trade 38 6.8% 99 14.0% -61 292 9.8%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 26 4.6% 41 5.8% -15 109 3.7%
Information 3 0.5% 6 0.8% -3 21 0.7%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 11 2.0% 29 4.1% -18 57 1.9%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 21 3.7% 43 6.1% -22 58 1.9%
Educational, health, and social services 112 19.9% 174 24.5% -62 631 21.2%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 22 3.9% 74 10.4% -52 100 3.4%
Other services (except public administration) 22 3.9% 24 3.4% -2 110 3.7%
Public administration 19 3.4% 29 4.1% -10 134 4.5%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 627 55.9% 565 48.3% 62 3,670 56.7%
Widowed 58 5.2% 34 2.9% 24 654 10.1%
Divorced 115 10.3% 108 9.2% 7 477 7.4%
Separated 21 1.9% 27 2.3% -6 187 2.9%
Never married 300 26.8% 435 37.2% -135 1,485 22.9%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 442 35.6% 146 12.5% 296 1,727 22.5%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 800 64.4% 1,026 87.5% -226 5,936 77.5%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Choctaw MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 1,281 97.5% 1,325 98.4% -44 7,778 100.0%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 15 1.1% 0 0.0% 15 1 0.0%
1995-2000 9 0.7% 0 0.0% 9 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 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 6 0.5% 0 0.0% 6 1 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 18 1.4% 21 1.6% -3 0 0.0%
1995-2000 13 1.0% 0 0.0% 13 0 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 16 1.2% -16 0 0.0%
1980-1989 0 0.0% 5 0.4% -5 0 0.0%
1970-1979 5 0.4% 0 0.0% 5 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% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 670 51.0% 500 37.1% 170 6,660 85.6%
Renter-occupied housing unit 470 35.8% 670 49.8% -200 960 12.3%
Group quarters 170 12.9% 170 12.6% 0 160 2.1%

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