Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Jefferson MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 1,239   1,308   -69 7,790  
Gender:              
Male 821 66.3% 714 54.6% 107 3,670 47.1%
Female 418 33.7% 594 45.4% -176 4,120 52.9%
Race:              
White alone 292 23.6% 206 15.7% 86 952 12.2%
Black or African American alone 916 73.9% 1,045 79.9% -129 6,824 87.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 4 0.3% 0 0.0% 4 0 0.0%
Asian alone 0 0.0% 30 2.3% -30 3 0.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 27 2.2% 0 0.0% 27 0 0.0%
Two or more races 0 0.0% 27 2.1% -27 11 0.1%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 27 2.2% 60 4.6% -33 13 0.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 292 23.6% 162 12.4% 130 944 12.1%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 920 74.3% 1,086 83.0% -166 6,833 87.7%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 88 7.1% 117 8.9% -29 770 9.9%
10 to 14 years 37 3.0% 98 7.5% -61 634 8.1%
15 to 19 years 86 6.9% 110 8.4% -24 799 10.3%
20 to 24 years 228 18.4% 183 14.0% 45 602 7.7%
25 to 29 years 238 19.2% 305 23.3% -67 388 5.0%
30 to 34 years 115 9.3% 113 8.6% 2 498 6.4%
35 to 39 years 107 8.6% 65 5.0% 42 645 8.3%
40 to 44 years 133 10.7% 35 2.7% 98 761 9.8%
45 to 49 years 56 4.5% 78 6.0% -22 564 7.2%
50 to 54 years 33 2.7% 77 5.9% -44 437 5.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Jefferson MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 4 0.3% 50 3.8% -46 361 4.6%
60 to 64 years 54 4.4% 35 2.7% 19 306 3.9%
65 to 69 years 13 1.0% 28 2.1% -15 242 3.1%
70 to 74 years 7 0.6% 9 0.7% -2 289 3.7%
75 to 79 years 32 2.6% 5 0.4% 27 209 2.7%
80 to 84 years 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 153 2.0%
85 years and over 8 0.6% 0 0.0% 8 132 1.7%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 35 4.4% 34 4.3% 1 735 14.7%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 245 30.6% 117 14.6% 128 1,317 26.4%
High school graduate or equivalency 222 27.8% 163 20.4% 59 1,406 28.2%
Some college, no degree 203 25.4% 148 18.5% 55 880 17.7%
Associate degree 12 1.5% 34 4.3% -22 115 2.3%
Bachelor's degree 62 7.8% 206 25.8% -144 301 6.0%
Graduate or professional degree 21 2.6% 98 12.3% -77 231 4.6%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 200 26.3% 280 25.5% -80 2,250 29.5%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 120 15.8% 140 12.7% -20 1,220 16.0%
Other family households with children under 18 270 35.5% 400 36.4% -130 2,480 32.5%
Other family households without children under 18 50 6.6% 20 1.8% 30 770 10.1%
Non-family households 120 15.8% 260 23.6% -140 920 12.0%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 420 55.3% 510 46.4% -90 3,970 52.0%
$25,000 to $49,999 220 28.9% 370 33.6% -150 2,340 30.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 70 9.2% 160 14.5% -90 720 9.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 60 7.9% 30 2.7% 30 410 5.4%
$100,000 to $199,999 10 1.3% 20 1.8% -10 170 2.2%
$200,000 or more 0 0.0% 20 1.8% -20 10 0.1%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Jefferson 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 429 39.4% 255 23.5% 174 1,390 22.3%
less than $4,999 220 20.2% 117 10.8% 103 858 13.8%
$5,000 - $9,999 92 8.4% 137 12.6% -45 1,356 21.8%
$10,000 - $14,999 89 8.2% 96 8.8% -7 601 9.6%
$15,000 - $19,999 72 6.6% 86 7.9% -14 578 9.3%
$20,000 - $24,999 46 4.2% 156 14.4% -110 387 6.2%
$25,000 - $34,999 71 6.5% 146 13.4% -75 479 7.7%
$35,000 - $49,999 59 5.4% 64 5.9% -5 397 6.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 12 1.1% 15 1.4% -3 100 1.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 0 0.0% 7 0.6% -7 21 0.3%
$100,000 and over 0 0.0% 8 0.7% -8 63 1.0%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 313 28.7% 563 51.8% -250 2,342 37.6%
Unemployed 24 2.2% 66 6.1% -42 416 6.7%
Armed forces 0 0.0% 33 3.0% -33 2 0.0%
Not in labor force 753 69.1% 425 39.1% 328 3,470 55.7%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 35 11.2% 19 3.4% 16 117 5.0%
Professional and related 28 8.9% 183 32.5% -155 401 17.1%
Service occupations :
Protective service 2 0.6% 2 0.4% 0 157 6.7%
Other service 34 10.9% 87 15.5% -53 323 13.8%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 26 8.3% 29 5.2% -3 204 8.7%
Office and administrative support 68 21.7% 117 20.8% -49 276 11.8%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 86 3.7%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 35 11.2% 28 5.0% 7 132 5.6%
Installation maintenance and repair 0 0.0% 5 0.9% -5 90 3.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Jefferson MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 40 12.8% 26 4.6% 14 314 13.4%
Transportation and material moving 45 14.4% 67 11.9% -22 242 10.3%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 0 0.0% 12 2.1% -12 101 4.3%
Mining 0 0.0% 7 1.2% -7 32 1.4%
Construction 35 11.2% 44 7.8% -9 151 6.4%
Manufacturing 57 18.2% 46 8.2% 11 429 18.3%
Wholesale trade 21 6.7% 28 5.0% -7 49 2.1%
Retail trade 36 11.5% 32 5.7% 4 252 10.8%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 30 9.6% 17 3.0% 13 135 5.8%
Information 0 0.0% 9 1.6% -9 5 0.2%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 9 2.9% 28 5.0% -19 36 1.5%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 12 3.8% 66 11.7% -54 55 2.3%
Educational, health, and social services 86 27.5% 124 22.0% -38 669 28.6%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 21 6.7% 54 9.6% -33 159 6.8%
Other services (except public administration) 2 0.6% 37 6.6% -35 65 2.8%
Public administration 4 1.3% 59 10.5% -55 204 8.7%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 313 28.1% 333 30.5% -20 2,299 36.0%
Widowed 23 2.1% 59 5.4% -36 606 9.5%
Divorced 148 13.3% 122 11.2% 26 531 8.3%
Separated 48 4.3% 11 1.0% 37 228 3.6%
Never married 582 52.2% 568 52.0% 14 2,722 42.6%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 253 33.0% 226 20.5% 27 2,680 35.2%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 513 67.0% 878 79.5% -365 4,939 64.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Jefferson MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 1,226 99.0% 1,251 95.6% -25 7,777 99.8%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 13 0.2%
1995-2000 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1980-1989 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 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 13 0.2%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 13 1.0% 57 4.4% -44 0 0.0%
1995-2000 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1990-1994 2 0.2% 0 0.0% 2 0 0.0%
1980-1989 0 0.0% 31 2.4% -31 0 0.0%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 13 1.0% -13 0 0.0%
1960-1969 11 0.9% 0 0.0% 11 0 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 13 1.0% -13 0 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 620 50.0% 310 23.7% 310 6,230 80.0%
Renter-occupied housing unit 140 11.3% 790 60.4% -650 1,390 17.8%
Group quarters 480 38.7% 210 16.1% 270 160 2.1%

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