Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Itawamba MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 3,422   2,545   877 17,950  
Gender:              
Male 1,626 47.5% 1,182 46.4% 444 8,726 48.6%
Female 1,796 52.5% 1,363 53.6% 433 9,224 51.4%
Race:              
White alone 3,047 89.0% 2,285 89.8% 762 16,778 93.5%
Black or African American alone 316 9.2% 177 7.0% 139 1,032 5.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 7 0.2% 0 0.0% 7 0 0.0%
Asian alone 13 0.4% 19 0.7% -6 38 0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 14 0.4% 20 0.8% -6 44 0.2%
Two or more races 25 0.7% 44 1.7% -19 58 0.3%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 57 1.7% 36 1.4% 21 181 1.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 3,014 88.1% 2,270 89.2% 744 16,657 92.8%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 351 10.3% 239 9.4% 112 1,112 6.2%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 308 9.0% 327 12.8% -19 1,255 7.0%
10 to 14 years 285 8.3% 191 7.5% 94 1,374 7.7%
15 to 19 years 419 12.2% 181 7.1% 238 1,443 8.0%
20 to 24 years 512 15.0% 368 14.5% 144 943 5.3%
25 to 29 years 438 12.8% 437 17.2% 1 1,116 6.2%
30 to 34 years 352 10.3% 264 10.4% 88 1,160 6.5%
35 to 39 years 223 6.5% 216 8.5% 7 1,490 8.3%
40 to 44 years 189 5.5% 126 5.0% 63 1,362 7.6%
45 to 49 years 177 5.2% 71 2.8% 106 1,322 7.4%
50 to 54 years 158 4.6% 110 4.3% 48 1,225 6.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Itawamba MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 122 3.6% 53 2.1% 69 1,129 6.3%
60 to 64 years 73 2.1% 37 1.5% 36 1,077 6.0%
65 to 69 years 62 1.8% 61 2.4% 1 805 4.5%
70 to 74 years 37 1.1% 28 1.1% 9 815 4.5%
75 to 79 years 38 1.1% 25 1.0% 13 688 3.8%
80 to 84 years 9 0.3% 14 0.6% -5 465 2.6%
85 years and over 20 0.6% 36 1.4% -16 281 1.6%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 205 10.8% 138 9.3% 67 1,835 14.2%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 397 20.9% 316 21.4% 81 2,618 20.2%
High school graduate or equivalency 535 28.2% 381 25.8% 154 4,143 32.0%
Some college, no degree 377 19.9% 375 25.4% 2 2,636 20.4%
Associate degree 125 6.6% 60 4.1% 65 654 5.1%
Bachelor's degree 188 9.9% 108 7.3% 80 685 5.3%
Graduate or professional degree 71 3.7% 100 6.8% -29 364 2.8%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 1,330 44.2% 1,080 44.6% 250 6,960 39.5%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 640 21.3% 480 19.8% 160 6,010 34.1%
Other family households with children under 18 520 17.3% 420 17.4% 100 1,670 9.5%
Other family households without children under 18 140 4.7% 70 2.9% 70 860 4.9%
Non-family households 380 12.6% 370 15.3% 10 2,110 12.0%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 1,050 34.9% 730 30.2% 320 5,310 30.2%
$25,000 to $49,999 1,070 35.5% 990 40.9% 80 6,680 37.9%
$50,000 to $74,999 640 21.3% 470 19.4% 170 3,190 18.1%
$75,000 to $99,999 130 4.3% 140 5.8% -10 1,600 9.1%
$100,000 to $199,999 100 3.3% 90 3.7% 10 740 4.2%
$200,000 or more 10 0.3% 0 0.0% 10 90 0.5%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Itawamba 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 461 16.5% 203 10.2% 258 1,873 12.5%
less than $4,999 458 16.4% 172 8.6% 286 1,543 10.3%
$5,000 - $9,999 446 16.0% 303 15.2% 143 2,570 17.1%
$10,000 - $14,999 274 9.8% 259 13.0% 15 1,585 10.5%
$15,000 - $19,999 212 7.6% 334 16.7% -122 1,660 11.0%
$20,000 - $24,999 301 10.8% 248 12.4% 53 1,404 9.3%
$25,000 - $34,999 367 13.1% 285 14.3% 82 2,097 14.0%
$35,000 - $49,999 179 6.4% 90 4.5% 89 1,346 9.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 60 2.1% 76 3.8% -16 630 4.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 28 1.0% 28 1.4% 0 163 1.1%
$100,000 and over 9 0.3% 0 0.0% 9 160 1.1%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 1,682 60.2% 1,370 68.6% 312 8,321 55.4%
Unemployed 291 10.4% 88 4.4% 203 486 3.2%
Armed forces 0 0.0% 16 0.8% -16 12 0.1%
Not in labor force 822 29.4% 524 26.2% 298 6,212 41.3%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 91 5.4% 108 7.9% -17 618 7.4%
Professional and related 203 12.1% 240 17.5% -37 1,045 12.6%
Service occupations :
Protective service 24 1.4% 12 0.9% 12 119 1.4%
Other service 181 10.8% 141 10.3% 40 751 9.0%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 227 13.5% 169 12.3% 58 616 7.4%
Office and administrative support 226 13.4% 180 13.1% 46 1,077 12.9%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 0 0.0% 12 0.9% -12 107 1.3%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 135 8.0% 88 6.4% 47 590 7.1%
Installation maintenance and repair 67 4.0% 31 2.3% 36 531 6.4%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Itawamba MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 383 22.8% 296 21.6% 87 2,217 26.6%
Transportation and material moving 145 8.6% 93 6.8% 52 650 7.8%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 0 0.0% 21 1.5% -21 241 2.9%
Mining 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 3 0.0%
Construction 171 10.2% 156 11.4% 15 766 9.2%
Manufacturing 551 32.8% 391 28.5% 160 3,280 39.4%
Wholesale trade 38 2.3% 47 3.4% -9 282 3.4%
Retail trade 223 13.3% 154 11.2% 69 678 8.1%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 65 3.9% 30 2.2% 35 401 4.8%
Information 16 1.0% 38 2.8% -22 98 1.2%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 90 5.4% 73 5.3% 17 217 2.6%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 55 3.3% 86 6.3% -31 195 2.3%
Educational, health, and social services 257 15.3% 183 13.4% 74 1,404 16.9%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 110 6.5% 74 5.4% 36 267 3.2%
Other services (except public administration) 66 3.9% 85 6.2% -19 262 3.1%
Public administration 40 2.4% 32 2.3% 8 227 2.7%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 1,606 56.8% 1,178 58.1% 428 9,787 63.9%
Widowed 105 3.7% 142 7.0% -37 1,260 8.2%
Divorced 361 12.8% 241 11.9% 120 1,411 9.2%
Separated 90 3.2% 87 4.3% 3 267 1.7%
Never married 667 23.6% 379 18.7% 288 2,596 16.9%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 561 18.7% 350 14.5% 211 2,252 12.8%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 2,437 81.3% 2,069 85.5% 368 15,346 87.2%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Itawamba MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 3,383 98.9% 2,505 98.4% 878 17,847 99.4%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 21 0.6% 22 0.9% -1 71 0.4%
1995-2000 8 0.2% 0 0.0% 8 6 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 27 0.2%
1980-1989 0 0.0% 11 0.4% -11 20 0.1%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 11 0.4% -11 7 0.0%
1960-1969 4 0.1% 0 0.0% 4 0 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 7 0.0%
Before 1950 9 0.3% 0 0.0% 9 4 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 18 0.5% 18 0.7% 0 32 0.2%
1995-2000 11 0.3% 3 0.1% 8 0 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 6 0.2% -6 17 0.1%
1980-1989 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 7 0.0%
1970-1979 7 0.2% 9 0.4% -2 8 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 1,910 55.8% 1,420 55.8% 490 15,150 84.4%
Renter-occupied housing unit 1,090 31.9% 1,000 39.3% 90 2,450 13.6%
Group quarters 420 12.3% 130 5.1% 290 350 1.9%

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