Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Lamar MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 11,253   7,040   4,213 24,953  
Gender:              
Male 5,432 48.3% 3,429 48.7% 2,003 11,997 48.1%
Female 5,821 51.7% 3,611 51.3% 2,210 12,956 51.9%
Race:              
White alone 9,275 82.4% 6,009 85.4% 3,266 21,793 87.3%
Black or African American alone 1,647 14.6% 845 12.0% 802 2,874 11.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 6 0.1% 32 0.5% -26 36 0.1%
Asian alone 165 1.5% 38 0.5% 127 133 0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 27 0.4% -27 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 92 0.8% 23 0.3% 69 27 0.1%
Two or more races 68 0.6% 66 0.9% 2 90 0.4%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 177 1.6% 88 1.3% 89 108 0.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 9,184 81.6% 5,947 84.5% 3,237 21,725 87.1%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 1,892 16.8% 1,005 14.3% 887 3,120 12.5%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 1,027 9.1% 551 7.8% 476 2,153 8.6%
10 to 14 years 879 7.8% 592 8.4% 287 2,203 8.8%
15 to 19 years 597 5.3% 456 6.5% 141 2,403 9.6%
20 to 24 years 1,539 13.7% 1,177 16.7% 362 1,550 6.2%
25 to 29 years 1,523 13.5% 1,059 15.0% 464 1,232 4.9%
30 to 34 years 1,480 13.2% 794 11.3% 686 1,371 5.5%
35 to 39 years 1,149 10.2% 659 9.4% 490 2,282 9.1%
40 to 44 years 670 6.0% 638 9.1% 32 2,236 9.0%
45 to 49 years 530 4.7% 288 4.1% 242 2,206 8.8%
50 to 54 years 471 4.2% 310 4.4% 161 1,704 6.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Lamar MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 369 3.3% 167 2.4% 202 1,377 5.5%
60 to 64 years 275 2.4% 73 1.0% 202 1,155 4.6%
65 to 69 years 192 1.7% 85 1.2% 107 968 3.9%
70 to 74 years 171 1.5% 68 1.0% 103 909 3.6%
75 to 79 years 163 1.4% 51 0.7% 112 601 2.4%
80 to 84 years 83 0.7% 16 0.2% 67 377 1.5%
85 years and over 135 1.2% 56 0.8% 79 226 0.9%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 234 3.2% 122 2.9% 112 1,212 7.3%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 480 6.7% 331 7.8% 149 2,132 12.8%
High school graduate or equivalency 1,500 20.8% 825 19.3% 675 4,933 29.6%
Some college, no degree 1,791 24.8% 1,066 25.0% 725 3,621 21.8%
Associate degree 551 7.6% 318 7.5% 233 997 6.0%
Bachelor's degree 1,712 23.7% 1,088 25.5% 624 2,488 14.9%
Graduate or professional degree 943 13.1% 514 12.1% 429 1,261 7.6%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 4,660 42.6% 2,850 43.4% 1,810 11,920 48.0%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 2,240 20.5% 1,150 17.5% 1,090 6,990 28.2%
Other family households with children under 18 1,320 12.1% 880 13.4% 440 2,530 10.2%
Other family households without children under 18 420 3.8% 350 5.3% 70 1,060 4.3%
Non-family households 2,290 21.0% 1,340 20.4% 950 2,330 9.4%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 2,840 26.0% 1,560 23.7% 1,280 6,230 25.1%
$25,000 to $49,999 3,230 29.6% 2,360 35.9% 870 7,940 32.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 2,650 24.2% 1,320 20.1% 1,330 5,040 20.3%
$75,000 to $99,999 950 8.7% 620 9.4% 330 2,850 11.5%
$100,000 to $199,999 910 8.3% 620 9.4% 290 2,190 8.8%
$200,000 or more 350 3.2% 90 1.4% 260 600 2.4%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Lamar 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 1,109 12.1% 597 10.2% 512 2,515 12.5%
less than $4,999 868 9.4% 800 13.7% 68 2,329 11.6%
$5,000 - $9,999 1,095 11.9% 717 12.3% 378 3,120 15.6%
$10,000 - $14,999 970 10.5% 681 11.7% 289 1,943 9.7%
$15,000 - $19,999 998 10.8% 500 8.6% 498 1,794 9.0%
$20,000 - $24,999 855 9.3% 543 9.3% 312 1,545 7.7%
$25,000 - $34,999 1,222 13.3% 766 13.2% 456 2,421 12.1%
$35,000 - $49,999 1,029 11.2% 582 10.0% 447 2,003 10.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 512 5.6% 358 6.1% 154 1,343 6.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 216 2.3% 133 2.3% 83 385 1.9%
$100,000 and over 325 3.5% 148 2.5% 177 645 3.2%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 6,089 66.2% 3,908 67.1% 2,181 12,158 60.7%
Unemployed 298 3.2% 281 4.8% 17 514 2.6%
Armed forces 160 1.7% 99 1.7% 61 21 0.1%
Not in labor force 2,652 28.8% 1,537 26.4% 1,115 7,350 36.7%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 795 13.1% 516 13.2% 279 1,294 10.6%
Professional and related 1,541 25.3% 1,059 27.1% 482 2,374 19.5%
Service occupations :
Protective service 122 2.0% 84 2.1% 38 205 1.7%
Other service 726 11.9% 420 10.7% 306 1,438 11.8%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 846 13.9% 553 14.2% 293 1,613 13.3%
Office and administrative support 929 15.3% 547 14.0% 382 1,826 15.0%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 29 0.5% 20 0.5% 9 132 1.1%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 302 5.0% 234 6.0% 68 1,011 8.3%
Installation maintenance and repair 127 2.1% 134 3.4% -7 542 4.5%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Lamar MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 355 5.8% 146 3.7% 209 732 6.0%
Transportation and material moving 317 5.2% 195 5.0% 122 991 8.2%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 73 1.2% 4 0.1% 69 295 2.4%
Mining 70 1.1% 93 2.4% -23 276 2.3%
Construction 340 5.6% 321 8.2% 19 1,117 9.2%
Manufacturing 554 9.1% 352 9.0% 202 1,110 9.1%
Wholesale trade 264 4.3% 114 2.9% 150 486 4.0%
Retail trade 864 14.2% 544 13.9% 320 1,640 13.5%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 265 4.4% 142 3.6% 123 770 6.3%
Information 133 2.2% 120 3.1% 13 201 1.7%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 496 8.1% 263 6.7% 233 651 5.4%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 342 5.6% 257 6.6% 85 686 5.6%
Educational, health, and social services 1,574 25.8% 1,126 28.8% 448 3,005 24.7%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 537 8.8% 313 8.0% 224 773 6.4%
Other services (except public administration) 330 5.4% 157 4.0% 173 657 5.4%
Public administration 247 4.1% 102 2.6% 145 491 4.0%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 5,169 55.3% 3,046 51.7% 2,123 13,004 63.1%
Widowed 355 3.8% 166 2.8% 189 1,217 5.9%
Divorced 1,090 11.7% 781 13.2% 309 1,583 7.7%
Separated 138 1.5% 143 2.4% -5 345 1.7%
Never married 2,595 27.8% 1,761 29.9% 834 4,448 21.6%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 2,009 18.1% 777 11.8% 1,232 2,684 10.8%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 9,114 81.9% 5,784 88.2% 3,330 22,149 89.2%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Lamar MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 11,044 98.1% 6,922 98.3% 4,122 24,749 99.2%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 143 1.3% 71 1.0% 72 94 0.4%
1995-2000 18 0.2% 0 0.0% 18 4 0.0%
1990-1994 34 0.3% 9 0.1% 25 5 0.0%
1980-1989 14 0.1% 16 0.2% -2 17 0.1%
1970-1979 21 0.2% 46 0.7% -25 30 0.1%
1960-1969 46 0.4% 0 0.0% 46 27 0.1%
1950-1959 2 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 11 0.0%
Before 1950 8 0.1% 0 0.0% 8 0 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 66 0.6% 47 0.7% 19 110 0.4%
1995-2000 39 0.3% 6 0.1% 33 18 0.1%
1990-1994 25 0.2% 19 0.3% 6 18 0.1%
1980-1989 2 0.0% 13 0.2% -11 44 0.2%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 4 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 9 0.1% -9 26 0.1%
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 6,310 56.1% 3,500 49.7% 2,810 21,870 87.6%
Renter-occupied housing unit 4,630 41.1% 3,080 43.8% 1,550 2,960 11.9%
Group quarters 310 2.8% 470 6.7% -160 130 0.5%

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