Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Holmes MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 2,305   3,014   -709 17,626  
Gender:              
Male 1,246 54.1% 1,483 49.2% -237 7,999 45.4%
Female 1,059 45.9% 1,531 50.8% -472 9,627 54.6%
Race:              
White alone 832 36.1% 943 31.3% -111 3,397 19.3%
Black or African American alone 1,439 62.4% 2,014 66.8% -575 14,107 80.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 8 0.3% 5 0.2% 3 6 0.0%
Asian alone 11 0.5% 0 0.0% 11 7 0.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 11 0.4% -11 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 0 0.0% 6 0.2% -6 7 0.0%
Two or more races 15 0.7% 35 1.2% -20 102 0.6%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 14 0.6% 79 2.6% -65 126 0.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 824 35.7% 911 30.2% -87 3,372 19.1%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 1,467 63.6% 2,024 67.2% -557 14,128 80.2%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 180 7.8% 261 8.7% -81 1,797 10.2%
10 to 14 years 200 8.7% 230 7.6% -30 1,784 10.1%
15 to 19 years 289 12.5% 448 14.9% -159 1,842 10.5%
20 to 24 years 359 15.6% 549 18.2% -190 1,409 8.0%
25 to 29 years 226 9.8% 384 12.7% -158 1,040 5.9%
30 to 34 years 201 8.7% 260 8.6% -59 1,023 5.8%
35 to 39 years 161 7.0% 165 5.5% -4 1,282 7.3%
40 to 44 years 130 5.6% 223 7.4% -93 1,330 7.5%
45 to 49 years 129 5.6% 80 2.7% 49 1,159 6.6%
50 to 54 years 146 6.3% 75 2.5% 71 900 5.1%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Holmes MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 82 3.6% 78 2.6% 4 792 4.5%
60 to 64 years 75 3.3% 57 1.9% 18 689 3.9%
65 to 69 years 28 1.2% 30 1.0% -2 649 3.7%
70 to 74 years 15 0.7% 30 1.0% -15 692 3.9%
75 to 79 years 32 1.4% 64 2.1% -32 520 3.0%
80 to 84 years 11 0.5% 14 0.5% -3 387 2.2%
85 years and over 41 1.8% 66 2.2% -25 331 1.9%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 92 7.2% 148 9.7% -56 1,988 18.4%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 251 19.7% 257 16.8% -6 2,532 23.5%
High school graduate or equivalency 320 25.1% 399 26.1% -79 2,903 26.9%
Some college, no degree 316 24.7% 306 20.1% 10 1,910 17.7%
Associate degree 62 4.9% 115 7.5% -53 351 3.3%
Bachelor's degree 142 11.1% 160 10.5% -18 692 6.4%
Graduate or professional degree 94 7.4% 141 9.2% -47 418 3.9%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 490 26.9% 520 22.8% -30 4,910 28.0%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 390 21.4% 300 13.2% 90 2,500 14.3%
Other family households with children under 18 580 31.9% 880 38.6% -300 6,440 36.8%
Other family households without children under 18 120 6.6% 120 5.3% 0 1,630 9.3%
Non-family households 240 13.2% 460 20.2% -220 2,040 11.6%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 970 53.3% 910 39.9% 60 9,570 54.6%
$25,000 to $49,999 480 26.4% 810 35.5% -330 4,840 27.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 230 12.6% 370 16.2% -140 1,710 9.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 90 4.9% 90 3.9% 0 590 3.4%
$100,000 to $199,999 40 2.2% 70 3.1% -30 580 3.3%
$200,000 or more 20 1.1% 40 1.8% -20 230 1.3%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Holmes 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 469 24.6% 608 24.7% -139 2,632 19.3%
less than $4,999 362 19.0% 363 14.8% -1 2,332 17.1%
$5,000 - $9,999 350 18.3% 352 14.3% -2 2,834 20.8%
$10,000 - $14,999 193 10.1% 255 10.4% -62 1,697 12.5%
$15,000 - $19,999 130 6.8% 200 8.1% -70 1,166 8.6%
$20,000 - $24,999 121 6.3% 181 7.4% -60 914 6.7%
$25,000 - $34,999 152 8.0% 267 10.9% -115 941 6.9%
$35,000 - $49,999 46 2.4% 134 5.4% -88 599 4.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 63 3.3% 51 2.1% 12 259 1.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 4 0.2% 28 1.1% -24 107 0.8%
$100,000 and over 18 0.9% 21 0.9% -3 147 1.1%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 740 38.8% 1,219 49.6% -479 5,543 40.7%
Unemployed 440 23.1% 150 6.1% 290 876 6.4%
Armed forces 0 0.0% 22 0.9% -22 16 0.1%
Not in labor force 728 38.2% 1,069 43.5% -341 7,193 52.8%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 54 7.3% 73 6.0% -19 435 7.8%
Professional and related 186 25.1% 319 26.2% -133 802 14.5%
Service occupations :
Protective service 19 2.6% 15 1.2% 4 103 1.9%
Other service 84 11.4% 157 12.9% -73 734 13.2%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 113 15.3% 86 7.1% 27 406 7.3%
Office and administrative support 82 11.1% 231 18.9% -149 699 12.6%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 2 0.3% 0 0.0% 2 132 2.4%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 22 3.0% 60 4.9% -38 391 7.1%
Installation maintenance and repair 13 1.8% 54 4.4% -41 199 3.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Holmes MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 110 14.9% 137 11.2% -27 1,127 20.3%
Transportation and material moving 55 7.4% 87 7.1% -32 515 9.3%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 31 4.2% 7 0.6% 24 290 5.2%
Mining 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 22 0.4%
Construction 25 3.4% 81 6.6% -56 345 6.2%
Manufacturing 130 17.6% 169 13.9% -39 1,415 25.5%
Wholesale trade 14 1.9% 51 4.2% -37 141 2.5%
Retail trade 118 15.9% 117 9.6% 1 580 10.5%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 33 4.5% 76 6.2% -43 292 5.3%
Information 5 0.7% 38 3.1% -33 18 0.3%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 45 6.1% 33 2.7% 12 142 2.6%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 48 6.5% 84 6.9% -36 191 3.4%
Educational, health, and social services 170 23.0% 354 29.0% -184 1,271 22.9%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 42 5.7% 124 10.2% -82 217 3.9%
Other services (except public administration) 24 3.2% 51 4.2% -27 311 5.6%
Public administration 55 7.4% 34 2.8% 21 308 5.6%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 1,004 52.2% 716 28.4% 288 5,065 36.1%
Widowed 123 6.4% 129 5.1% -6 1,647 11.7%
Divorced 200 10.4% 167 6.6% 33 1,078 7.7%
Separated 124 6.4% 116 4.6% 8 799 5.7%
Never married 474 24.6% 1,395 55.3% -921 5,456 38.8%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 655 36.3% 630 26.9% 25 6,963 39.9%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 1,149 63.7% 1,712 73.1% -563 10,485 60.1%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Holmes MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 2,289 99.3% 2,970 98.5% -681 17,578 99.7%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 6 0.3% 26 0.9% -20 39 0.2%
1995-2000 2 0.1% 10 0.3% -8 4 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 4 0.0%
1980-1989 2 0.1% 7 0.2% -5 11 0.1%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 4 0.1% -4 15 0.1%
1960-1969 2 0.1% 0 0.0% 2 2 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 5 0.2% -5 3 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 10 0.4% 18 0.6% -8 9 0.1%
1995-2000 2 0.1% 5 0.2% -3 0 0.0%
1990-1994 2 0.1% 7 0.2% -5 3 0.0%
1980-1989 6 0.3% 6 0.2% 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 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 6 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 1,140 49.5% 770 25.5% 370 13,190 74.8%
Renter-occupied housing unit 680 29.5% 1,520 50.4% -840 4,330 24.6%
Group quarters 500 21.7% 730 24.2% -230 110 0.6%

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