Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Jackson MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 24,634   20,345   4,289 97,555  
Gender:              
Male 13,134 53.3% 10,969 53.9% 2,165 47,329 48.5%
Female 11,500 46.7% 9,376 46.1% 2,124 50,226 51.5%
Race:              
White alone 18,776 76.2% 16,114 79.2% 2,662 73,900 75.8%
Black or African American alone 3,353 13.6% 3,190 15.7% 163 21,184 21.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 151 0.6% 83 0.4% 68 575 0.6%
Asian alone 930 3.8% 505 2.5% 425 945 1.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 13 0.1% -13 12 0.0%
Some other race alone 718 2.9% 79 0.4% 639 194 0.2%
Two or more races 706 2.9% 361 1.8% 345 745 0.8%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 1,394 5.7% 541 2.7% 853 1,056 1.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 18,177 73.8% 15,728 77.3% 2,449 73,228 75.1%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 5,063 20.6% 4,076 20.0% 987 23,271 23.9%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 2,675 10.9% 1,723 8.5% 952 7,283 7.5%
10 to 14 years 2,159 8.8% 1,421 7.0% 738 8,770 9.0%
15 to 19 years 1,850 7.5% 2,064 10.1% -214 7,869 8.1%
20 to 24 years 2,323 9.4% 3,131 15.4% -808 6,442 6.6%
25 to 29 years 2,825 11.5% 2,437 12.0% 388 5,639 5.8%
30 to 34 years 2,912 11.8% 1,855 9.1% 1,057 6,052 6.2%
35 to 39 years 2,944 12.0% 2,149 10.6% 795 8,224 8.4%
40 to 44 years 2,191 8.9% 1,546 7.6% 645 8,457 8.7%
45 to 49 years 1,426 5.8% 1,151 5.7% 275 7,978 8.2%
50 to 54 years 936 3.8% 852 4.2% 84 7,364 7.5%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Jackson MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 770 3.1% 744 3.7% 26 5,878 6.0%
60 to 64 years 550 2.2% 420 2.1% 130 5,084 5.2%
65 to 69 years 395 1.6% 316 1.6% 79 4,310 4.4%
70 to 74 years 246 1.0% 158 0.8% 88 3,358 3.4%
75 to 79 years 177 0.7% 196 1.0% -19 2,482 2.5%
80 to 84 years 102 0.4% 44 0.2% 58 1,296 1.3%
85 years and over 153 0.6% 138 0.7% 15 1,069 1.1%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 506 3.2% 428 3.6% 78 3,534 5.3%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 1,970 12.6% 1,241 10.3% 729 9,734 14.5%
High school graduate or equivalency 4,081 26.1% 3,067 25.5% 1,014 22,498 33.5%
Some college, no degree 4,122 26.4% 3,322 27.7% 800 16,206 24.1%
Associate degree 1,303 8.3% 1,035 8.6% 268 5,237 7.8%
Bachelor's degree 2,234 14.3% 1,932 16.1% 302 6,629 9.9%
Graduate or professional degree 1,411 9.0% 981 8.2% 430 3,353 5.0%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 11,730 49.8% 7,660 41.7% 4,070 39,220 40.6%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 3,820 16.2% 3,370 18.3% 450 27,410 28.4%
Other family households with children under 18 3,710 15.7% 3,000 16.3% 710 14,010 14.5%
Other family households without children under 18 720 3.1% 760 4.1% -40 5,380 5.6%
Non-family households 3,590 15.2% 3,600 19.6% -10 10,630 11.0%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 4,740 20.1% 4,490 24.4% 250 22,190 23.0%
$25,000 to $49,999 8,560 36.3% 6,280 34.1% 2,280 31,170 32.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 5,790 24.6% 4,100 22.3% 1,690 23,610 24.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 2,350 10.0% 1,950 10.6% 400 10,920 11.3%
$100,000 to $199,999 1,850 7.8% 1,420 7.7% 430 7,670 7.9%
$200,000 or more 280 1.2% 170 0.9% 110 1,100 1.1%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Jackson 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 2,333 12.1% 2,599 15.4% -266 9,981 12.5%
less than $4,999 1,833 9.5% 2,262 13.4% -429 8,083 10.1%
$5,000 - $9,999 1,965 10.2% 2,041 12.1% -76 9,891 12.4%
$10,000 - $14,999 2,301 11.9% 1,749 10.3% 552 8,997 11.3%
$15,000 - $19,999 1,802 9.3% 1,252 7.4% 550 6,996 8.8%
$20,000 - $24,999 2,022 10.5% 1,433 8.5% 589 6,309 7.9%
$25,000 - $34,999 2,978 15.4% 2,270 13.4% 708 11,708 14.7%
$35,000 - $49,999 2,316 12.0% 1,524 9.0% 792 9,376 11.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 1,129 5.8% 1,089 6.4% 40 5,800 7.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 261 1.3% 386 2.3% -125 1,290 1.6%
$100,000 and over 403 2.1% 301 1.8% 102 1,270 1.6%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 11,090 57.3% 9,770 57.8% 1,320 45,463 57.0%
Unemployed 871 4.5% 957 5.7% -86 3,193 4.0%
Armed forces 2,103 10.9% 1,010 6.0% 1,093 457 0.6%
Not in labor force 5,279 27.3% 5,169 30.6% 110 30,588 38.4%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 1,121 10.1% 989 10.1% 132 4,635 10.2%
Professional and related 1,960 17.7% 2,056 21.0% -96 8,039 17.7%
Service occupations :
Protective service 270 2.4% 225 2.3% 45 1,178 2.6%
Other service 2,039 18.4% 1,499 15.3% 540 6,603 14.5%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 1,208 10.9% 1,249 12.8% -41 4,510 9.9%
Office and administrative support 1,352 12.2% 1,371 14.0% -19 6,285 13.8%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 53 0.5% 35 0.4% 18 195 0.4%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 1,153 10.4% 563 5.8% 590 4,841 10.6%
Installation maintenance and repair 401 3.6% 476 4.9% -75 1,899 4.2%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Jackson MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 870 7.8% 691 7.1% 179 4,585 10.1%
Transportation and material moving 663 6.0% 616 6.3% 47 2,693 5.9%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 82 0.7% 70 0.7% 12 279 0.6%
Mining 142 1.3% 50 0.5% 92 338 0.7%
Construction 1,227 11.1% 547 5.6% 680 3,610 7.9%
Manufacturing 1,410 12.7% 1,214 12.4% 196 10,318 22.7%
Wholesale trade 217 2.0% 287 2.9% -70 1,017 2.2%
Retail trade 1,454 13.1% 1,221 12.5% 233 5,090 11.2%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 369 3.3% 379 3.9% -10 1,592 3.5%
Information 79 0.7% 299 3.1% -220 497 1.1%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 447 4.0% 592 6.1% -145 1,867 4.1%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 728 6.6% 783 8.0% -55 2,554 5.6%
Educational, health, and social services 1,642 14.8% 1,749 17.9% -107 8,077 17.8%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 2,218 20.0% 1,483 15.2% 735 5,896 13.0%
Other services (except public administration) 488 4.4% 547 5.6% -59 1,720 3.8%
Public administration 587 5.3% 549 5.6% 38 2,608 5.7%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 10,961 55.4% 8,628 50.2% 2,333 46,913 57.6%
Widowed 622 3.1% 609 3.5% 13 5,538 6.8%
Divorced 2,657 13.4% 2,072 12.0% 585 8,768 10.8%
Separated 590 3.0% 455 2.6% 135 1,649 2.0%
Never married 4,970 25.1% 5,437 31.6% -467 18,634 22.9%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 2,923 12.4% 2,742 14.8% 181 11,583 12.0%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 20,732 87.6% 15,723 85.2% 5,009 85,122 88.0%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Jackson MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 22,937 93.1% 19,826 97.4% 3,111 95,798 98.2%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 512 2.1% 348 1.7% 164 1,237 1.3%
1995-2000 46 0.2% 14 0.1% 32 49 0.1%
1990-1994 82 0.3% 13 0.1% 69 72 0.1%
1980-1989 165 0.7% 139 0.7% 26 273 0.3%
1970-1979 135 0.5% 107 0.5% 28 309 0.3%
1960-1969 59 0.2% 52 0.3% 7 244 0.3%
1950-1959 25 0.1% 23 0.1% 2 227 0.2%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 63 0.1%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 1,185 4.8% 171 0.8% 1,014 520 0.5%
1995-2000 788 3.2% 18 0.1% 770 34 0.0%
1990-1994 216 0.9% 67 0.3% 149 85 0.1%
1980-1989 130 0.5% 52 0.3% 78 219 0.2%
1970-1979 41 0.2% 29 0.1% 12 121 0.1%
1960-1969 10 0.0% 5 0.0% 5 46 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 15 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 13,880 56.3% 8,840 43.5% 5,040 78,310 80.3%
Renter-occupied housing unit 9,690 39.3% 9,560 47.0% 130 18,340 18.8%
Group quarters 1,060 4.3% 1,950 9.6% -890 900 0.9%

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