Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Coahoma MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 3,058   5,857   -2,799 24,817  
Gender:              
Male 1,486 48.6% 2,901 49.5% -1,415 11,182 45.1%
Female 1,572 51.4% 2,956 50.5% -1,384 13,635 54.9%
Race:              
White alone 1,156 37.8% 2,907 49.6% -1,751 7,420 29.9%
Black or African American alone 1,739 56.9% 2,760 47.1% -1,021 17,278 69.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 5 0.2% 23 0.4% -18 2 0.0%
Asian alone 84 2.7% 68 1.2% 16 59 0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 58 1.9% 25 0.4% 33 9 0.0%
Two or more races 16 0.5% 74 1.3% -58 49 0.2%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 110 3.6% 91 1.6% 19 90 0.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 1,105 36.1% 2,875 49.1% -1,770 7,376 29.7%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 1,843 60.3% 2,891 49.4% -1,048 17,351 69.9%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 296 9.7% 722 12.3% -426 2,545 10.3%
10 to 14 years 338 11.1% 463 7.9% -125 2,425 9.8%
15 to 19 years 292 9.5% 616 10.5% -324 2,500 10.1%
20 to 24 years 339 11.1% 1,021 17.4% -682 1,737 7.0%
25 to 29 years 307 10.0% 572 9.8% -265 1,559 6.3%
30 to 34 years 299 9.8% 447 7.6% -148 1,385 5.6%
35 to 39 years 251 8.2% 634 10.8% -383 2,026 8.2%
40 to 44 years 161 5.3% 339 5.8% -178 1,939 7.8%
45 to 49 years 145 4.7% 225 3.8% -80 1,671 6.7%
50 to 54 years 144 4.7% 156 2.7% -12 1,442 5.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Coahoma MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 61 2.0% 184 3.1% -123 1,131 4.6%
60 to 64 years 53 1.7% 180 3.1% -127 1,051 4.2%
65 to 69 years 45 1.5% 54 0.9% -9 1,025 4.1%
70 to 74 years 67 2.2% 82 1.4% -15 830 3.3%
75 to 79 years 37 1.2% 70 1.2% -33 707 2.8%
80 to 84 years 84 2.7% 32 0.5% 52 432 1.7%
85 years and over 139 4.5% 60 1.0% 79 412 1.7%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 258 14.4% 233 7.7% 25 2,491 16.0%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 376 21.0% 524 17.3% -148 3,454 22.1%
High school graduate or equivalency 349 19.5% 726 23.9% -377 3,391 21.7%
Some college, no degree 322 18.0% 749 24.7% -427 2,894 18.5%
Associate degree 106 5.9% 194 6.4% -88 948 6.1%
Bachelor's degree 236 13.2% 404 13.3% -168 1,733 11.1%
Graduate or professional degree 146 8.1% 205 6.8% -59 699 4.5%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 970 37.9% 1,850 37.6% -880 6,580 26.8%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 270 10.5% 700 14.2% -430 3,980 16.2%
Other family households with children under 18 710 27.7% 1,320 26.8% -610 8,800 35.9%
Other family households without children under 18 230 9.0% 230 4.7% 0 1,980 8.1%
Non-family households 380 14.8% 820 16.7% -440 3,190 13.0%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 1,300 50.8% 1,940 39.4% -640 11,730 47.8%
$25,000 to $49,999 540 21.1% 1,240 25.2% -700 6,750 27.5%
$50,000 to $74,999 390 15.2% 1,000 20.3% -610 3,320 13.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 190 7.4% 330 6.7% -140 1,370 5.6%
$100,000 to $199,999 100 3.9% 330 6.7% -230 1,060 4.3%
$200,000 or more 50 2.0% 80 1.6% -30 300 1.2%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Coahoma 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 496 21.0% 863 18.8% -367 3,420 17.7%
less than $4,999 392 16.6% 868 18.9% -476 2,748 14.3%
$5,000 - $9,999 379 16.0% 699 15.2% -320 3,719 19.3%
$10,000 - $14,999 372 15.7% 352 7.7% 20 2,137 11.1%
$15,000 - $19,999 127 5.4% 398 8.7% -271 1,819 9.4%
$20,000 - $24,999 145 6.1% 315 6.8% -170 1,364 7.1%
$25,000 - $34,999 213 9.0% 479 10.4% -266 1,723 8.9%
$35,000 - $49,999 122 5.2% 346 7.5% -224 1,222 6.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 43 1.8% 161 3.5% -118 614 3.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 45 1.9% 46 1.0% -1 193 1.0%
$100,000 and over 33 1.4% 72 1.6% -39 316 1.6%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 1,028 43.4% 2,525 54.9% -1,497 9,089 47.2%
Unemployed 198 8.4% 443 9.6% -245 942 4.9%
Armed forces 16 0.7% 14 0.3% 2 8 0.0%
Not in labor force 1,125 47.5% 1,617 35.2% -492 9,236 47.9%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 105 10.2% 266 10.5% -161 851 9.4%
Professional and related 234 22.8% 554 21.9% -320 1,258 13.8%
Service occupations :
Protective service 28 2.7% 142 5.6% -114 322 3.5%
Other service 177 17.2% 325 12.9% -148 2,017 22.2%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 107 10.4% 274 10.9% -167 1,049 11.5%
Office and administrative support 148 14.4% 379 15.0% -231 1,471 16.2%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 25 2.4% 15 0.6% 10 220 2.4%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 69 6.7% 90 3.6% -21 456 5.0%
Installation maintenance and repair 31 3.0% 166 6.6% -135 351 3.9%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Coahoma MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 57 5.5% 153 6.1% -96 587 6.5%
Transportation and material moving 47 4.6% 161 6.4% -114 507 5.6%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 47 4.6% 41 1.6% 6 522 5.7%
Mining 2 0.2% 12 0.5% -10 59 0.6%
Construction 56 5.4% 115 4.6% -59 505 5.6%
Manufacturing 101 9.8% 203 8.0% -102 824 9.1%
Wholesale trade 13 1.3% 44 1.7% -31 303 3.3%
Retail trade 110 10.7% 347 13.7% -237 925 10.2%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 69 6.7% 114 4.5% -45 351 3.9%
Information 2 0.2% 77 3.0% -75 91 1.0%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 39 3.8% 95 3.8% -56 400 4.4%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 54 5.3% 295 11.7% -241 397 4.4%
Educational, health, and social services 270 26.3% 589 23.3% -319 2,073 22.8%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 198 19.3% 309 12.2% -111 1,698 18.7%
Other services (except public administration) 34 3.3% 114 4.5% -80 451 5.0%
Public administration 33 3.2% 170 6.7% -137 490 5.4%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 1,045 43.1% 1,797 38.5% -752 7,822 39.4%
Widowed 243 10.0% 250 5.4% -7 2,290 11.5%
Divorced 265 10.9% 377 8.1% -112 1,472 7.4%
Separated 137 5.7% 175 3.7% -38 941 4.7%
Never married 734 30.3% 2,073 44.4% -1,339 7,322 36.9%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 1,015 38.5% 1,539 30.7% -524 8,444 34.5%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 1,621 61.5% 3,481 69.3% -1,860 16,066 65.5%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Coahoma MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 2,884 94.3% 5,763 98.4% -2,879 24,732 99.7%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 56 1.8% 52 0.9% 4 46 0.2%
1995-2000 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 13 0.1%
1990-1994 2 0.1% 0 0.0% 2 3 0.0%
1980-1989 39 1.3% 7 0.1% 32 0 0.0%
1970-1979 15 0.5% 19 0.3% -4 6 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 26 0.4% -26 11 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 13 0.1%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 118 3.9% 42 0.7% 76 39 0.2%
1995-2000 65 2.1% 6 0.1% 59 14 0.1%
1990-1994 34 1.1% 16 0.3% 18 2 0.0%
1980-1989 19 0.6% 0 0.0% 19 13 0.1%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 15 0.3% -15 9 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 1 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 5 0.1% -5 0 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 960 31.4% 1,900 32.4% -940 14,540 58.6%
Renter-occupied housing unit 1,600 52.3% 3,010 51.4% -1,410 9,990 40.3%
Group quarters 500 16.4% 940 16.0% -440 290 1.2%

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