Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Kemper MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 1,391   1,115   276 8,354  
Gender:              
Male 600 43.1% 494 44.3% 106 4,030 48.2%
Female 791 56.9% 621 55.7% 170 4,324 51.8%
Race:              
White alone 684 49.2% 490 43.9% 194 3,245 38.8%
Black or African American alone 583 41.9% 596 53.5% -13 5,010 60.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 91 6.5% 23 2.1% 68 71 0.8%
Asian alone 7 0.5% 0 0.0% 7 0 0.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 21 1.5% 0 0.0% 21 2 0.0%
Two or more races 5 0.4% 6 0.5% -1 26 0.3%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 10 0.7% 0 0.0% 10 20 0.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 684 49.2% 490 43.9% 194 3,243 38.8%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 697 50.1% 625 56.1% 72 5,091 60.9%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 137 9.8% 111 10.0% 26 601 7.2%
10 to 14 years 72 5.2% 39 3.5% 33 646 7.7%
15 to 19 years 199 14.3% 167 15.0% 32 779 9.3%
20 to 24 years 182 13.1% 164 14.7% 18 631 7.6%
25 to 29 years 149 10.7% 150 13.5% -1 480 5.7%
30 to 34 years 94 6.8% 85 7.6% 9 541 6.5%
35 to 39 years 76 5.5% 68 6.1% 8 466 5.6%
40 to 44 years 118 8.5% 75 6.7% 43 641 7.7%
45 to 49 years 72 5.2% 57 5.1% 15 625 7.5%
50 to 54 years 121 8.7% 41 3.7% 80 568 6.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Kemper MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 45 3.2% 28 2.5% 17 385 4.6%
60 to 64 years 58 4.2% 27 2.4% 31 477 5.7%
65 to 69 years 12 0.9% 51 4.6% -39 386 4.6%
70 to 74 years 20 1.4% 8 0.7% 12 307 3.7%
75 to 79 years 20 1.4% 6 0.5% 14 286 3.4%
80 to 84 years 6 0.4% 13 1.2% -7 281 3.4%
85 years and over 10 0.7% 25 2.2% -15 254 3.0%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 97 12.1% 51 8.0% 46 845 14.8%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 143 17.9% 154 24.3% -11 1,484 26.0%
High school graduate or equivalency 169 21.1% 117 18.5% 52 1,668 29.3%
Some college, no degree 153 19.1% 166 26.2% -13 814 14.3%
Associate degree 84 10.5% 65 10.3% 19 371 6.5%
Bachelor's degree 96 12.0% 61 9.6% 35 334 5.9%
Graduate or professional degree 59 7.4% 20 3.2% 39 181 3.2%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 450 36.3% 370 38.9% 80 2,710 33.4%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 280 22.6% 140 14.7% 140 2,120 26.1%
Other family households with children under 18 270 21.8% 220 23.2% 50 1,530 18.9%
Other family households without children under 18 90 7.3% 40 4.2% 50 740 9.1%
Non-family households 150 12.1% 180 18.9% -30 1,010 12.5%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 490 39.5% 410 43.2% 80 3,640 44.9%
$25,000 to $49,999 500 40.3% 180 18.9% 320 2,620 32.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 130 10.5% 260 27.4% -130 1,160 14.3%
$75,000 to $99,999 50 4.0% 80 8.4% -30 280 3.5%
$100,000 to $199,999 90 7.3% 10 1.1% 80 340 4.2%
$200,000 or more 0 0.0% 10 1.1% -10 70 0.9%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Kemper 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 196 16.8% 275 28.7% -79 1,035 14.8%
less than $4,999 201 17.3% 127 13.2% 74 1,120 16.0%
$5,000 - $9,999 204 17.5% 163 17.0% 41 1,395 20.0%
$10,000 - $14,999 155 13.3% 100 10.4% 55 863 12.4%
$15,000 - $19,999 58 5.0% 72 7.5% -14 661 9.5%
$20,000 - $24,999 141 12.1% 61 6.4% 80 509 7.3%
$25,000 - $34,999 89 7.6% 74 7.7% 15 674 9.7%
$35,000 - $49,999 63 5.4% 18 1.9% 45 486 7.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 44 3.8% 62 6.5% -18 117 1.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 10 0.9% 0 0.0% 10 69 1.0%
$100,000 and over 3 0.3% 7 0.7% -4 50 0.7%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 604 51.9% 451 47.0% 153 3,256 46.7%
Unemployed 152 13.1% 39 4.1% 113 405 5.8%
Armed forces 0 0.0% 8 0.8% -8 0 0.0%
Not in labor force 408 35.1% 461 48.1% -53 3,318 47.5%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 27 4.5% 31 6.9% -4 228 7.0%
Professional and related 116 19.2% 85 18.8% 31 425 13.1%
Service occupations :
Protective service 6 1.0% 0 0.0% 6 36 1.1%
Other service 113 18.7% 27 6.0% 86 451 13.9%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 55 9.1% 66 14.6% -11 218 6.7%
Office and administrative support 92 15.2% 69 15.3% 23 388 11.9%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 25 4.1% 0 0.0% 25 117 3.6%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 25 4.1% 37 8.2% -12 218 6.7%
Installation maintenance and repair 29 4.8% 0 0.0% 29 181 5.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Kemper MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 71 11.8% 94 20.8% -23 682 20.9%
Transportation and material moving 45 7.5% 42 9.3% 3 312 9.6%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 29 4.8% 2 0.4% 27 277 8.5%
Mining 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 16 0.5%
Construction 18 3.0% 43 9.5% -25 251 7.7%
Manufacturing 94 15.6% 93 20.6% 1 813 25.0%
Wholesale trade 20 3.3% 37 8.2% -17 76 2.3%
Retail trade 56 9.3% 74 16.4% -18 323 9.9%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 25 4.1% 11 2.4% 14 178 5.5%
Information 3 0.5% 0 0.0% 3 37 1.1%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 28 4.6% 32 7.1% -4 66 2.0%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 39 6.5% 0 0.0% 39 144 4.4%
Educational, health, and social services 155 25.7% 96 21.3% 59 658 20.2%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 68 11.3% 27 6.0% 41 151 4.6%
Other services (except public administration) 37 6.1% 13 2.9% 24 116 3.6%
Public administration 32 5.3% 23 5.1% 9 150 4.6%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 571 48.3% 487 50.5% 84 3,446 48.5%
Widowed 60 5.1% 69 7.2% -9 771 10.8%
Divorced 106 9.0% 61 6.3% 45 466 6.6%
Separated 36 3.0% 21 2.2% 15 255 3.6%
Never married 409 34.6% 327 33.9% 82 2,169 30.5%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 275 22.2% 305 32.3% -30 2,079 25.7%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 965 77.8% 640 67.7% 325 6,015 74.3%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Kemper MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 1,362 97.9% 1,115 100.0% 247 8,338 99.8%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 5 0.4% 0 0.0% 5 16 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 5 0.4% 0 0.0% 5 0 0.0%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 10 0.1%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 6 0.1%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 24 1.7% 0 0.0% 24 0 0.0%
1995-2000 11 0.8% 0 0.0% 11 0 0.0%
1990-1994 11 0.8% 0 0.0% 11 0 0.0%
1980-1989 2 0.1% 0 0.0% 2 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 0 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 980 70.5% 430 38.6% 550 6,740 80.7%
Renter-occupied housing unit 270 19.4% 520 46.6% -250 1,360 16.3%
Group quarters 150 10.8% 170 15.2% -20 250 3.0%

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