Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Lafayette MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 14,121   8,734   5,387 22,565  
Gender:              
Male 7,166 50.7% 4,441 50.8% 2,725 10,846 48.1%
Female 6,955 49.3% 4,293 49.2% 2,662 11,719 51.9%
Race:              
White alone 11,728 83.1% 7,094 81.2% 4,634 14,949 66.2%
Black or African American alone 1,643 11.6% 1,170 13.4% 473 7,278 32.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 61 0.4% 7 0.1% 54 67 0.3%
Asian alone 391 2.8% 367 4.2% 24 58 0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 17 0.1% 0 0.0% 17 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 108 0.8% 52 0.6% 56 20 0.1%
Two or more races 173 1.2% 44 0.5% 129 193 0.9%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 268 1.9% 100 1.1% 168 223 1.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 11,583 82.0% 7,034 80.5% 4,549 14,807 65.6%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 2,270 16.1% 1,600 18.3% 670 7,535 33.4%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 671 4.8% 459 5.3% 212 1,457 6.5%
10 to 14 years 432 3.1% 376 4.3% 56 1,722 7.6%
15 to 19 years 2,096 14.8% 273 3.1% 1,823 2,102 9.3%
20 to 24 years 5,568 39.4% 1,492 17.1% 4,076 2,010 8.9%
25 to 29 years 1,565 11.1% 3,116 35.7% -1,551 1,420 6.3%
30 to 34 years 809 5.7% 1,135 13.0% -326 1,303 5.8%
35 to 39 years 682 4.8% 594 6.8% 88 1,958 8.7%
40 to 44 years 508 3.6% 329 3.8% 179 1,966 8.7%
45 to 49 years 423 3.0% 188 2.2% 235 1,803 8.0%
50 to 54 years 343 2.4% 184 2.1% 159 1,333 5.9%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Lafayette MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 226 1.6% 153 1.8% 73 1,099 4.9%
60 to 64 years 190 1.3% 112 1.3% 78 1,156 5.1%
65 to 69 years 134 0.9% 101 1.2% 33 1,006 4.5%
70 to 74 years 142 1.0% 34 0.4% 108 717 3.2%
75 to 79 years 131 0.9% 54 0.6% 77 589 2.6%
80 to 84 years 103 0.7% 31 0.4% 72 534 2.4%
85 years and over 98 0.7% 103 1.2% -5 390 1.7%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 311 5.8% 155 2.5% 156 1,363 8.9%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 374 7.0% 306 5.0% 68 2,394 15.7%
High school graduate or equivalency 793 14.8% 343 5.6% 450 3,885 25.4%
Some college, no degree 1,156 21.6% 608 9.9% 548 2,861 18.7%
Associate degree 333 6.2% 251 4.1% 82 736 4.8%
Bachelor's degree 1,337 25.0% 2,511 40.9% -1,174 1,979 13.0%
Graduate or professional degree 1,050 19.6% 1,960 32.0% -910 2,056 13.5%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 2,570 24.4% 2,580 31.2% -10 7,850 36.8%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 1,680 16.0% 2,010 24.3% -330 6,300 29.5%
Other family households with children under 18 880 8.4% 550 6.7% 330 2,630 12.3%
Other family households without children under 18 340 3.2% 390 4.7% -50 1,020 4.8%
Non-family households 5,060 48.1% 2,740 33.1% 2,320 3,530 16.5%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 5,350 50.8% 1,470 17.8% 3,880 6,530 30.6%
$25,000 to $49,999 2,460 23.4% 2,580 31.2% -120 6,480 30.4%
$50,000 to $74,999 1,480 14.1% 2,300 27.8% -820 4,340 20.3%
$75,000 to $99,999 580 5.5% 870 10.5% -290 2,080 9.8%
$100,000 to $199,999 490 4.7% 960 11.6% -470 1,480 6.9%
$200,000 or more 170 1.6% 90 1.1% 80 420 2.0%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Lafayette 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 2,030 15.7% 712 9.0% 1,318 2,153 11.4%
less than $4,999 4,020 31.0% 607 7.7% 3,413 2,548 13.4%
$5,000 - $9,999 1,839 14.2% 644 8.2% 1,195 2,586 13.6%
$10,000 - $14,999 1,281 9.9% 551 7.0% 730 2,157 11.4%
$15,000 - $19,999 728 5.6% 657 8.3% 71 1,896 10.0%
$20,000 - $24,999 713 5.5% 823 10.4% -110 1,900 10.0%
$25,000 - $34,999 928 7.2% 1,411 17.9% -483 2,135 11.3%
$35,000 - $49,999 670 5.2% 1,231 15.6% -561 1,632 8.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 459 3.5% 904 11.5% -445 1,101 5.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 136 1.0% 213 2.7% -77 450 2.4%
$100,000 and over 152 1.2% 129 1.6% 23 407 2.1%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 6,601 50.9% 5,779 73.3% 822 11,130 58.7%
Unemployed 556 4.3% 291 3.7% 265 694 3.7%
Armed forces 48 0.4% 189 2.4% -141 9 0.0%
Not in labor force 5,751 44.4% 1,623 20.6% 4,128 7,132 37.6%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 530 8.0% 1,178 20.4% -648 1,329 11.9%
Professional and related 2,205 33.4% 2,492 43.1% -287 2,482 22.3%
Service occupations :
Protective service 134 2.0% 53 0.9% 81 262 2.4%
Other service 771 11.7% 288 5.0% 483 1,574 14.1%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 868 13.1% 720 12.5% 148 1,112 10.0%
Office and administrative support 1,179 17.9% 564 9.8% 615 1,533 13.8%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 8 0.1% 44 0.8% -36 67 0.6%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 202 3.1% 85 1.5% 117 730 6.6%
Installation maintenance and repair 155 2.3% 108 1.9% 47 307 2.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Lafayette MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 363 5.5% 144 2.5% 219 1,205 10.8%
Transportation and material moving 186 2.8% 103 1.8% 83 529 4.8%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 8 0.1% 26 0.4% -18 188 1.7%
Mining 0 0.0% 9 0.2% -9 12 0.1%
Construction 280 4.2% 156 2.7% 124 855 7.7%
Manufacturing 526 8.0% 525 9.1% 1 1,632 14.7%
Wholesale trade 124 1.9% 256 4.4% -132 113 1.0%
Retail trade 850 12.9% 614 10.6% 236 1,149 10.3%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 147 2.2% 123 2.1% 24 298 2.7%
Information 253 3.8% 192 3.3% 61 229 2.1%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 247 3.7% 546 9.4% -299 522 4.7%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 572 8.7% 982 17.0% -410 712 6.4%
Educational, health, and social services 2,455 37.2% 1,409 24.4% 1,046 3,377 30.3%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 663 10.0% 398 6.9% 265 778 7.0%
Other services (except public administration) 229 3.5% 220 3.8% 9 559 5.0%
Public administration 247 3.7% 323 5.6% -76 706 6.3%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 3,751 28.8% 3,737 47.3% 14 10,578 54.6%
Widowed 240 1.8% 268 3.4% -28 1,372 7.1%
Divorced 794 6.1% 544 6.9% 250 1,641 8.5%
Separated 200 1.5% 91 1.2% 109 356 1.8%
Never married 8,033 61.7% 3,259 41.3% 4,774 5,439 28.1%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 3,999 37.7% 885 10.6% 3,114 2,953 13.8%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 6,598 62.3% 7,453 89.4% -855 18,512 86.2%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Lafayette MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 13,481 95.5% 8,277 94.8% 5,204 22,287 98.8%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 102 0.7% 94 1.1% 8 150 0.7%
1995-2000 21 0.1% 0 0.0% 21 5 0.0%
1990-1994 6 0.0% 13 0.1% -7 31 0.1%
1980-1989 45 0.3% 32 0.4% 13 38 0.2%
1970-1979 23 0.2% 16 0.2% 7 34 0.2%
1960-1969 7 0.0% 26 0.3% -19 33 0.1%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 7 0.1% -7 9 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 538 3.8% 363 4.2% 175 128 0.6%
1995-2000 429 3.0% 43 0.5% 386 7 0.0%
1990-1994 60 0.4% 238 2.7% -178 58 0.3%
1980-1989 49 0.3% 25 0.3% 24 48 0.2%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 57 0.7% -57 9 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 6 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 3,650 25.8% 3,960 45.3% -310 17,260 76.5%
Renter-occupied housing unit 6,880 48.7% 4,300 49.2% 2,580 4,050 17.9%
Group quarters 3,590 25.4% 470 5.4% 3,120 1,240 5.5%

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