Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Copiah MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 4,234   3,132   1,102 22,664  
Gender:              
Male 2,235 52.8% 1,522 48.6% 713 10,620 46.9%
Female 1,999 47.2% 1,610 51.4% 389 12,044 53.1%
Race:              
White alone 2,548 60.2% 1,620 51.7% 928 10,438 46.1%
Black or African American alone 1,570 37.1% 1,403 44.8% 167 12,074 53.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 10 0.2% 33 1.1% -23 15 0.1%
Asian alone 22 0.5% 8 0.3% 14 7 0.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 45 1.1% 19 0.6% 26 27 0.1%
Two or more races 39 0.9% 49 1.6% -10 103 0.5%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 98 2.3% 39 1.2% 59 57 0.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 2,515 59.4% 1,609 51.4% 906 10,412 45.9%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 1,621 38.3% 1,484 47.4% 137 12,195 53.8%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 248 5.9% 330 10.5% -82 1,767 7.8%
10 to 14 years 277 6.5% 226 7.2% 51 2,115 9.3%
15 to 19 years 629 14.9% 205 6.5% 424 2,050 9.0%
20 to 24 years 738 17.4% 554 17.7% 184 1,669 7.4%
25 to 29 years 443 10.5% 339 10.8% 104 1,226 5.4%
30 to 34 years 336 7.9% 276 8.8% 60 1,358 6.0%
35 to 39 years 323 7.6% 245 7.8% 78 1,641 7.2%
40 to 44 years 306 7.2% 265 8.5% 41 2,034 9.0%
45 to 49 years 245 5.8% 137 4.4% 108 1,701 7.5%
50 to 54 years 181 4.3% 85 2.7% 96 1,514 6.7%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Copiah MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 173 4.1% 73 2.3% 100 1,155 5.1%
60 to 64 years 72 1.7% 107 3.4% -35 903 4.0%
65 to 69 years 63 1.5% 75 2.4% -12 1,010 4.5%
70 to 74 years 63 1.5% 17 0.5% 46 1,028 4.5%
75 to 79 years 26 0.6% 29 0.9% -3 685 3.0%
80 to 84 years 53 1.3% 65 2.1% -12 368 1.6%
85 years and over 58 1.4% 104 3.3% -46 440 1.9%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 190 8.1% 169 9.3% 21 1,554 10.3%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 375 16.0% 337 18.5% 38 3,217 21.4%
High school graduate or equivalency 607 25.9% 435 23.9% 172 4,648 30.9%
Some college, no degree 548 23.4% 391 21.5% 157 3,016 20.0%
Associate degree 204 8.7% 117 6.4% 87 1,028 6.8%
Bachelor's degree 296 12.6% 260 14.3% 36 1,137 7.5%
Graduate or professional degree 122 5.2% 108 5.9% 14 463 3.1%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 1,220 37.9% 910 32.7% 310 8,090 35.9%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 740 23.0% 510 18.3% 230 5,270 23.4%
Other family households with children under 18 570 17.7% 690 24.8% -120 4,650 20.6%
Other family households without children under 18 230 7.1% 100 3.6% 130 2,090 9.3%
Non-family households 460 14.3% 570 20.5% -110 2,420 10.7%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 750 23.3% 1,090 39.2% -340 9,500 42.2%
$25,000 to $49,999 1,250 38.8% 830 29.9% 420 7,130 31.7%
$50,000 to $74,999 600 18.6% 420 15.1% 180 3,410 15.1%
$75,000 to $99,999 400 12.4% 250 9.0% 150 1,630 7.2%
$100,000 to $199,999 210 6.5% 110 4.0% 100 760 3.4%
$200,000 or more 10 0.3% 70 2.5% -60 80 0.4%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Copiah 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 692 18.8% 300 11.8% 392 3,117 17.0%
less than $4,999 831 22.5% 341 13.4% 490 2,529 13.8%
$5,000 - $9,999 375 10.2% 411 16.1% -36 3,098 16.9%
$10,000 - $14,999 434 11.8% 325 12.8% 109 2,410 13.1%
$15,000 - $19,999 260 7.1% 244 9.6% 16 1,675 9.1%
$20,000 - $24,999 181 4.9% 272 10.7% -91 1,400 7.6%
$25,000 - $34,999 440 11.9% 288 11.3% 152 1,855 10.1%
$35,000 - $49,999 283 7.7% 236 9.3% 47 1,229 6.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 144 3.9% 48 1.9% 96 651 3.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 46 1.2% 43 1.7% 3 260 1.4%
$100,000 and over 0 0.0% 40 1.6% -40 137 0.7%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 1,896 51.4% 1,504 59.0% 392 8,912 48.5%
Unemployed 529 14.4% 122 4.8% 407 812 4.4%
Armed forces 143 3.9% 37 1.5% 106 65 0.4%
Not in labor force 1,118 30.3% 885 34.7% 233 8,572 46.7%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 220 11.6% 165 11.0% 55 709 8.0%
Professional and related 329 17.4% 320 21.3% 9 1,151 12.9%
Service occupations :
Protective service 37 2.0% 41 2.7% -4 180 2.0%
Other service 158 8.3% 216 14.4% -58 999 11.2%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 144 7.6% 159 10.6% -15 899 10.1%
Office and administrative support 353 18.6% 202 13.4% 151 1,418 15.9%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 22 1.2% 37 2.5% -15 196 2.2%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 80 4.2% 99 6.6% -19 657 7.4%
Installation maintenance and repair 173 9.1% 50 3.3% 123 399 4.5%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Copiah MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 217 11.4% 145 9.6% 72 1,399 15.7%
Transportation and material moving 163 8.6% 70 4.7% 93 905 10.2%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 18 0.9% 57 3.8% -39 310 3.5%
Mining 0 0.0% 6 0.4% -6 88 1.0%
Construction 126 6.6% 111 7.4% 15 684 7.7%
Manufacturing 225 11.9% 224 14.9% 1 2,065 23.2%
Wholesale trade 142 7.5% 35 2.3% 107 428 4.8%
Retail trade 158 8.3% 203 13.5% -45 955 10.7%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 165 8.7% 39 2.6% 126 525 5.9%
Information 57 3.0% 45 3.0% 12 143 1.6%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 91 4.8% 87 5.8% 4 376 4.2%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 113 6.0% 136 9.0% -23 370 4.2%
Educational, health, and social services 513 27.1% 305 20.3% 208 1,626 18.2%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 78 4.1% 104 6.9% -26 520 5.8%
Other services (except public administration) 75 4.0% 48 3.2% 27 419 4.7%
Public administration 135 7.1% 104 6.9% 31 403 4.5%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 1,616 43.6% 1,168 45.3% 448 9,120 48.6%
Widowed 184 5.0% 184 7.1% 0 1,939 10.3%
Divorced 407 11.0% 280 10.9% 127 1,694 9.0%
Separated 164 4.4% 127 4.9% 37 579 3.1%
Never married 1,338 36.1% 817 31.7% 521 5,450 29.0%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 693 20.2% 620 21.9% 73 5,704 25.3%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 2,738 79.8% 2,216 78.1% 522 16,844 74.7%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Copiah MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 4,151 98.0% 3,089 98.6% 1,062 22,522 99.4%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 10 0.2% 14 0.4% -4 122 0.5%
1995-2000 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 14 0.4% -14 0 0.0%
1980-1989 2 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 56 0.2%
1970-1979 2 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 17 0.1%
1960-1969 6 0.1% 0 0.0% 6 0 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 22 0.1%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 27 0.1%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 73 1.7% 29 0.9% 44 20 0.1%
1995-2000 34 0.8% 23 0.7% 11 2 0.0%
1990-1994 16 0.4% 0 0.0% 16 13 0.1%
1980-1989 9 0.2% 6 0.2% 3 5 0.0%
1970-1979 8 0.2% 0 0.0% 8 0 0.0%
1960-1969 6 0.1% 0 0.0% 6 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 2,180 51.5% 1,380 44.1% 800 19,280 85.1%
Renter-occupied housing unit 1,030 24.3% 1,390 44.4% -360 3,230 14.3%
Group quarters 1,030 24.3% 360 11.5% 670 160 0.7%

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