Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Jefferson Davis MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 1,779   1,755   24 11,192  
Gender:              
Male 873 49.1% 883 50.3% -10 5,192 46.4%
Female 906 50.9% 872 49.7% 34 6,000 53.6%
Race:              
White alone 804 45.2% 747 42.6% 57 4,748 42.4%
Black or African American alone 886 49.8% 957 54.5% -71 6,397 57.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 17 1.0% 0 0.0% 17 11 0.1%
Asian alone 23 1.3% 0 0.0% 23 6 0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 0 0.0% 13 0.7% -13 3 0.0%
Two or more races 49 2.8% 38 2.2% 11 27 0.2%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 28 1.6% 43 2.5% -15 82 0.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 795 44.7% 745 42.5% 50 4,681 41.8%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 956 53.7% 967 55.1% -11 6,429 57.4%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 219 12.3% 209 11.9% 10 954 8.5%
10 to 14 years 175 9.8% 131 7.5% 44 884 7.9%
15 to 19 years 122 6.9% 198 11.3% -76 1,063 9.5%
20 to 24 years 123 6.9% 317 18.1% -194 818 7.3%
25 to 29 years 221 12.4% 259 14.8% -38 592 5.3%
30 to 34 years 196 11.0% 188 10.7% 8 589 5.3%
35 to 39 years 157 8.8% 142 8.1% 15 777 6.9%
40 to 44 years 154 8.7% 60 3.4% 94 955 8.5%
45 to 49 years 82 4.6% 55 3.1% 27 828 7.4%
50 to 54 years 105 5.9% 62 3.5% 43 698 6.2%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Jefferson Davis MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 65 3.7% 46 2.6% 19 668 6.0%
60 to 64 years 60 3.4% 36 2.1% 24 540 4.8%
65 to 69 years 34 1.9% 0 0.0% 34 436 3.9%
70 to 74 years 9 0.5% 14 0.8% -5 470 4.2%
75 to 79 years 38 2.1% 6 0.3% 32 392 3.5%
80 to 84 years 12 0.7% 10 0.6% 2 325 2.9%
85 years and over 7 0.4% 22 1.3% -15 203 1.8%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 76 6.7% 90 10.0% -14 832 11.1%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 257 22.5% 161 17.9% 96 1,725 23.1%
High school graduate or equivalency 380 33.3% 305 33.9% 75 2,622 35.1%
Some college, no degree 224 19.6% 215 23.9% 9 1,267 17.0%
Associate degree 62 5.4% 57 6.3% 5 272 3.6%
Bachelor's degree 85 7.5% 58 6.4% 27 492 6.6%
Graduate or professional degree 56 4.9% 14 1.6% 42 263 3.5%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 780 45.6% 590 37.6% 190 3,770 33.8%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 260 15.2% 220 14.0% 40 2,510 22.5%
Other family households with children under 18 360 21.1% 420 26.8% -60 2,600 23.3%
Other family households without children under 18 80 4.7% 80 5.1% 0 950 8.5%
Non-family households 230 13.5% 260 16.6% -30 1,330 11.9%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 710 41.5% 760 48.4% -50 5,350 47.9%
$25,000 to $49,999 610 35.7% 470 29.9% 140 3,330 29.8%
$50,000 to $74,999 220 12.9% 240 15.3% -20 1,520 13.6%
$75,000 to $99,999 130 7.6% 50 3.2% 80 500 4.5%
$100,000 to $199,999 40 2.3% 50 3.2% -10 370 3.3%
$200,000 or more 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 90 0.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Jefferson Davis 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 280 20.4% 188 13.4% 92 1,580 17.3%
less than $4,999 160 11.7% 289 20.6% -129 1,164 12.7%
$5,000 - $9,999 219 16.0% 205 14.6% 14 1,839 20.1%
$10,000 - $14,999 195 14.2% 216 15.4% -21 1,342 14.7%
$15,000 - $19,999 113 8.2% 134 9.6% -21 891 9.8%
$20,000 - $24,999 117 8.5% 132 9.4% -15 563 6.2%
$25,000 - $34,999 159 11.6% 135 9.6% 24 771 8.4%
$35,000 - $49,999 54 3.9% 76 5.4% -22 550 6.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 55 4.0% 21 1.5% 34 233 2.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 14 1.0% 7 0.5% 7 96 1.1%
$100,000 and over 5 0.4% 0 0.0% 5 105 1.1%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 653 47.6% 788 56.2% -135 4,049 44.3%
Unemployed 132 9.6% 138 9.8% -6 564 6.2%
Armed forces 0 0.0% 38 2.7% -38 13 0.1%
Not in labor force 586 42.7% 439 31.3% 147 4,508 49.4%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 64 9.8% 34 4.3% 30 296 7.3%
Professional and related 79 12.1% 163 20.7% -84 638 15.8%
Service occupations :
Protective service 15 2.3% 20 2.5% -5 57 1.4%
Other service 86 13.2% 96 12.2% -10 532 13.1%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 59 9.0% 91 11.5% -32 290 7.2%
Office and administrative support 49 7.5% 85 10.8% -36 400 9.9%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 29 4.4% 9 1.1% 20 97 2.4%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 57 8.7% 80 10.2% -23 400 9.9%
Installation maintenance and repair 32 4.9% 35 4.4% -3 175 4.3%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Jefferson Davis MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 98 15.0% 117 14.8% -19 696 17.2%
Transportation and material moving 85 13.0% 58 7.4% 27 468 11.6%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 23 3.5% 26 3.3% -3 202 5.0%
Mining 16 2.5% 0 0.0% 16 172 4.2%
Construction 93 14.2% 87 11.0% 6 377 9.3%
Manufacturing 138 21.1% 167 21.2% -29 892 22.0%
Wholesale trade 30 4.6% 26 3.3% 4 96 2.4%
Retail trade 65 10.0% 72 9.1% -7 403 10.0%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 45 6.9% 38 4.8% 7 153 3.8%
Information 15 2.3% 9 1.1% 6 37 0.9%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 5 0.8% 14 1.8% -9 93 2.3%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 11 1.7% 40 5.1% -29 92 2.3%
Educational, health, and social services 78 11.9% 196 24.9% -118 1,003 24.8%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 53 8.1% 57 7.2% -4 163 4.0%
Other services (except public administration) 40 6.1% 24 3.0% 16 206 5.1%
Public administration 41 6.3% 32 4.1% 9 160 4.0%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 725 52.3% 604 42.7% 121 4,527 48.4%
Widowed 68 4.9% 65 4.6% 3 1,066 11.4%
Divorced 189 13.6% 117 8.3% 72 763 8.2%
Separated 82 5.9% 88 6.2% -6 340 3.6%
Never married 321 23.2% 541 38.2% -220 2,658 28.4%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 441 26.0% 405 26.0% 36 3,058 27.5%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 1,257 74.0% 1,150 74.0% 107 8,079 72.5%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Jefferson Davis MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 1,754 98.6% 1,747 99.5% 7 11,177 99.9%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 18 1.0% 2 0.1% 16 5 0.0%
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 5 0.3% 2 0.1% 3 0 0.0%
1970-1979 13 0.7% 0 0.0% 13 0 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 5 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 7 0.4% 6 0.3% 1 10 0.1%
1995-2000 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1990-1994 7 0.4% 0 0.0% 7 8 0.1%
1980-1989 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 2 0.0%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 6 0.3% -6 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 0 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 1,280 72.0% 830 47.3% 450 9,870 88.2%
Renter-occupied housing unit 430 24.2% 730 41.6% -300 1,290 11.5%
Group quarters 70 3.9% 190 10.8% -120 30 0.3%

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