Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Harrison MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 44,379   40,339   4,040 131,489  
Gender:              
Male 23,964 54.0% 21,285 52.8% 2,679 63,407 48.2%
Female 20,415 46.0% 19,054 47.2% 1,361 68,082 51.8%
Race:              
White alone 32,442 73.1% 29,893 74.1% 2,549 97,155 73.9%
Black or African American alone 7,527 17.0% 6,971 17.3% 556 28,480 21.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 432 1.0% 302 0.7% 130 499 0.4%
Asian alone 1,620 3.7% 1,444 3.6% 176 2,963 2.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 39 0.1% 17 0.0% 22 128 0.1%
Some other race alone 878 2.0% 702 1.7% 176 459 0.3%
Two or more races 1,441 3.2% 1,010 2.5% 431 1,805 1.4%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 2,403 5.4% 1,711 4.2% 692 1,865 1.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 31,392 70.7% 29,027 72.0% 2,365 96,165 73.1%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 10,584 23.8% 9,601 23.8% 983 33,459 25.4%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 3,992 9.0% 4,042 10.0% -50 10,113 7.7%
10 to 14 years 2,589 5.8% 3,249 8.1% -660 10,760 8.2%
15 to 19 years 3,693 8.3% 2,822 7.0% 871 10,678 8.1%
20 to 24 years 6,585 14.8% 4,993 12.4% 1,592 8,289 6.3%
25 to 29 years 5,993 13.5% 5,964 14.8% 29 7,596 5.8%
30 to 34 years 4,847 10.9% 5,045 12.5% -198 8,711 6.6%
35 to 39 years 4,311 9.7% 4,654 11.5% -343 11,799 9.0%
40 to 44 years 3,304 7.4% 2,750 6.8% 554 11,680 8.9%
45 to 49 years 2,387 5.4% 2,027 5.0% 360 10,590 8.1%
50 to 54 years 1,931 4.4% 1,414 3.5% 517 9,161 7.0%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Harrison MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 1,219 2.7% 856 2.1% 363 7,084 5.4%
60 to 64 years 1,149 2.6% 669 1.7% 480 6,385 4.9%
65 to 69 years 858 1.9% 618 1.5% 240 5,796 4.4%
70 to 74 years 571 1.3% 416 1.0% 155 5,371 4.1%
75 to 79 years 508 1.1% 329 0.8% 179 3,892 3.0%
80 to 84 years 261 0.6% 263 0.7% -2 2,061 1.6%
85 years and over 181 0.4% 228 0.6% -47 1,523 1.2%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 1,070 3.9% 781 3.1% 289 6,378 7.0%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 2,776 10.1% 2,567 10.2% 209 13,306 14.5%
High school graduate or equivalency 7,136 25.9% 6,065 24.0% 1,071 26,672 29.1%
Some college, no degree 7,951 28.9% 7,431 29.4% 520 22,956 25.0%
Associate degree 2,417 8.8% 3,019 12.0% -602 6,594 7.2%
Bachelor's degree 4,020 14.6% 3,657 14.5% 363 10,042 11.0%
Graduate or professional degree 2,150 7.8% 1,713 6.8% 437 5,701 6.2%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 15,100 38.5% 16,460 44.6% -1,360 45,750 35.4%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 7,890 20.1% 5,860 15.9% 2,030 32,900 25.4%
Other family households with children under 18 6,420 16.4% 6,310 17.1% 110 22,660 17.5%
Other family households without children under 18 1,640 4.2% 1,470 4.0% 170 8,250 6.4%
Non-family households 8,160 20.8% 6,770 18.4% 1,390 19,830 15.3%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 9,750 24.9% 8,120 22.0% 1,630 35,240 27.2%
$25,000 to $49,999 15,520 39.6% 13,320 36.1% 2,200 41,550 32.1%
$50,000 to $74,999 7,800 19.9% 8,700 23.6% -900 28,840 22.3%
$75,000 to $99,999 3,440 8.8% 3,600 9.8% -160 12,700 9.8%
$100,000 to $199,999 2,010 5.1% 2,780 7.5% -770 9,090 7.0%
$200,000 or more 690 1.8% 350 0.9% 340 1,970 1.5%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Harrison 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 3,731 10.0% 4,089 12.6% -358 11,635 10.7%
less than $4,999 3,690 9.9% 3,609 11.1% 81 11,336 10.5%
$5,000 - $9,999 4,697 12.6% 3,665 11.3% 1,032 13,649 12.6%
$10,000 - $14,999 4,937 13.2% 3,302 10.2% 1,635 12,788 11.8%
$15,000 - $19,999 4,418 11.8% 2,923 9.0% 1,495 11,283 10.4%
$20,000 - $24,999 4,171 11.2% 3,128 9.7% 1,043 9,995 9.2%
$25,000 - $34,999 5,301 14.2% 5,222 16.1% 79 15,105 13.9%
$35,000 - $49,999 3,558 9.5% 3,383 10.4% 175 12,223 11.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 1,803 4.8% 2,026 6.3% -223 6,608 6.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 527 1.4% 564 1.7% -37 1,741 1.6%
$100,000 and over 536 1.4% 490 1.5% 46 1,930 1.8%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 19,668 52.6% 18,715 57.8% 953 62,276 57.5%
Unemployed 1,625 4.3% 1,486 4.6% 139 3,668 3.4%
Armed forces 6,366 17.0% 2,498 7.7% 3,868 1,244 1.1%
Not in labor force 9,710 26.0% 9,702 29.9% 8 41,105 38.0%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 2,103 10.7% 2,278 12.2% -175 6,572 10.6%
Professional and related 3,461 17.6% 3,946 21.1% -485 10,424 16.7%
Service occupations :
Protective service 467 2.4% 495 2.6% -28 1,725 2.8%
Other service 4,282 21.8% 2,950 15.8% 1,332 11,422 18.3%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 2,709 13.8% 2,060 11.0% 649 7,973 12.8%
Office and administrative support 2,470 12.6% 2,623 14.0% -153 8,662 13.9%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 169 0.9% 83 0.4% 86 373 0.6%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 1,314 6.7% 1,284 6.9% 30 4,598 7.4%
Installation maintenance and repair 756 3.8% 786 4.2% -30 2,993 4.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Harrison MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 990 5.0% 1,079 5.8% -89 3,566 5.7%
Transportation and material moving 947 4.8% 1,131 6.0% -184 3,968 6.4%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 141 0.7% 143 0.8% -2 495 0.8%
Mining 101 0.5% 92 0.5% 9 244 0.4%
Construction 1,558 7.9% 1,542 8.2% 16 5,280 8.5%
Manufacturing 1,282 6.5% 1,717 9.2% -435 5,207 8.4%
Wholesale trade 517 2.6% 545 2.9% -28 1,479 2.4%
Retail trade 2,538 12.9% 2,442 13.0% 96 7,847 12.6%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 617 3.1% 938 5.0% -321 3,213 5.2%
Information 425 2.2% 603 3.2% -178 1,221 2.0%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,004 5.1% 1,032 5.5% -28 3,288 5.3%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 1,153 5.9% 1,458 7.8% -305 3,797 6.1%
Educational, health, and social services 3,341 17.0% 3,543 18.9% -202 11,597 18.6%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 5,041 25.6% 2,744 14.7% 2,297 11,490 18.5%
Other services (except public administration) 767 3.9% 761 4.1% 6 2,874 4.6%
Public administration 1,183 6.0% 1,155 6.2% 28 4,244 6.8%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 18,633 49.3% 16,498 49.9% 2,135 57,253 51.8%
Widowed 1,313 3.5% 1,135 3.4% 178 9,244 8.4%
Divorced 5,174 13.7% 4,846 14.7% 328 14,996 13.6%
Separated 1,247 3.3% 888 2.7% 359 2,365 2.1%
Never married 11,431 30.2% 9,681 29.3% 1,750 26,758 24.2%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 5,459 13.9% 4,740 12.8% 719 18,103 14.0%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 33,857 86.1% 32,396 87.2% 1,461 111,371 86.0%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Harrison MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 41,411 93.3% 38,333 95.0% 3,078 127,708 97.1%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 1,107 2.5% 1,137 2.8% -30 2,389 1.8%
1995-2000 117 0.3% 54 0.1% 63 68 0.1%
1990-1994 147 0.3% 188 0.5% -41 192 0.1%
1980-1989 408 0.9% 408 1.0% 0 525 0.4%
1970-1979 273 0.6% 321 0.8% -48 722 0.5%
1960-1969 112 0.3% 57 0.1% 55 341 0.3%
1950-1959 32 0.1% 50 0.1% -18 395 0.3%
Before 1950 18 0.0% 59 0.1% -41 146 0.1%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 1,861 4.2% 869 2.2% 992 1,392 1.1%
1995-2000 1,035 2.3% 149 0.4% 886 217 0.2%
1990-1994 349 0.8% 294 0.7% 55 411 0.3%
1980-1989 307 0.7% 254 0.6% 53 450 0.3%
1970-1979 101 0.2% 139 0.3% -38 176 0.1%
1960-1969 50 0.1% 26 0.1% 24 65 0.0%
1950-1959 19 0.0% 7 0.0% 12 73 0.1%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 15,790 35.6% 18,570 46.0% -2,780 95,260 72.4%
Renter-occupied housing unit 23,420 52.8% 18,300 45.4% 5,120 34,140 26.0%
Group quarters 5,190 11.7% 3,470 8.6% 1,720 2,100 1.6%

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