Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Leflore MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 4,891   5,762   -871 30,095  
Gender:              
Male 2,721 55.6% 2,812 48.8% -91 13,972 46.4%
Female 2,170 44.4% 2,950 51.2% -780 16,123 53.6%
Race:              
White alone 1,656 33.9% 3,192 55.4% -1,536 9,173 30.5%
Black or African American alone 2,816 57.6% 2,386 41.4% 430 20,651 68.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 7 0.1% 0 0.0% 7 37 0.1%
Asian alone 71 1.5% 142 2.5% -71 79 0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 3 0.0%
Some other race alone 246 5.0% 5 0.1% 241 103 0.3%
Two or more races 95 1.9% 37 0.6% 58 49 0.2%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 317 6.5% 35 0.6% 282 265 0.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 1,622 33.2% 3,184 55.3% -1,562 9,103 30.2%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 2,952 60.4% 2,543 44.1% 409 20,727 68.9%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 441 9.0% 458 7.9% -17 2,716 9.0%
10 to 14 years 331 6.8% 380 6.6% -49 2,885 9.6%
15 to 19 years 383 7.8% 462 8.0% -79 3,047 10.1%
20 to 24 years 853 17.4% 733 12.7% 120 2,749 9.1%
25 to 29 years 586 12.0% 967 16.8% -381 2,009 6.7%
30 to 34 years 505 10.3% 438 7.6% 67 1,818 6.0%
35 to 39 years 408 8.3% 476 8.3% -68 2,044 6.8%
40 to 44 years 538 11.0% 360 6.2% 178 2,327 7.7%
45 to 49 years 226 4.6% 287 5.0% -61 2,109 7.0%
50 to 54 years 117 2.4% 323 5.6% -206 1,635 5.4%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Leflore MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 99 2.0% 166 2.9% -67 1,353 4.5%
60 to 64 years 68 1.4% 101 1.8% -33 1,131 3.8%
65 to 69 years 66 1.3% 108 1.9% -42 1,034 3.4%
70 to 74 years 74 1.5% 130 2.3% -56 1,127 3.7%
75 to 79 years 61 1.2% 104 1.8% -43 855 2.8%
80 to 84 years 43 0.9% 112 1.9% -69 522 1.7%
85 years and over 92 1.9% 157 2.7% -65 734 2.4%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 396 13.7% 365 9.8% 31 2,882 15.4%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 712 24.7% 548 14.7% 164 4,222 22.6%
High school graduate or equivalency 742 25.7% 806 21.6% -64 4,801 25.7%
Some college, no degree 426 14.8% 835 22.4% -409 3,163 16.9%
Associate degree 130 4.5% 193 5.2% -63 681 3.6%
Bachelor's degree 286 9.9% 742 19.9% -456 1,962 10.5%
Graduate or professional degree 191 6.6% 240 6.4% -49 987 5.3%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 1,240 35.3% 1,770 35.5% -530 7,140 25.0%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 410 11.7% 950 19.0% -540 4,950 17.3%
Other family households with children under 18 1,020 29.1% 930 18.6% 90 10,200 35.7%
Other family households without children under 18 220 6.3% 250 5.0% -30 2,380 8.3%
Non-family households 620 17.7% 1,090 21.8% -470 3,870 13.6%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 1,760 50.1% 1,240 24.8% 520 13,840 48.5%
$25,000 to $49,999 880 25.1% 1,780 35.7% -900 7,710 27.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 540 15.4% 990 19.8% -450 3,630 12.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 140 4.0% 590 11.8% -450 1,630 5.7%
$100,000 to $199,999 160 4.6% 270 5.4% -110 1,310 4.6%
$200,000 or more 30 0.9% 110 2.2% -80 420 1.5%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Leflore 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 1,171 28.7% 995 20.5% 176 4,770 20.0%
less than $4,999 654 16.0% 582 12.0% 72 3,262 13.7%
$5,000 - $9,999 530 13.0% 525 10.8% 5 4,207 17.6%
$10,000 - $14,999 330 8.1% 306 6.3% 24 3,153 13.2%
$15,000 - $19,999 367 9.0% 386 8.0% -19 2,180 9.1%
$20,000 - $24,999 214 5.2% 444 9.2% -230 1,582 6.6%
$25,000 - $34,999 351 8.6% 703 14.5% -352 2,018 8.4%
$35,000 - $49,999 233 5.7% 488 10.1% -255 1,216 5.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 125 3.1% 260 5.4% -135 843 3.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 56 1.4% 68 1.4% -12 265 1.1%
$100,000 and over 46 1.1% 85 1.8% -39 391 1.6%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 1,691 41.5% 2,774 57.3% -1,083 10,739 45.0%
Unemployed 436 10.7% 173 3.6% 263 1,917 8.0%
Armed forces 11 0.3% 84 1.7% -73 3 0.0%
Not in labor force 1,939 47.6% 1,811 37.4% 128 11,228 47.0%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 141 8.3% 393 14.2% -252 1,166 10.9%
Professional and related 447 26.4% 632 22.8% -185 1,739 16.2%
Service occupations :
Protective service 20 1.2% 64 2.3% -44 483 4.5%
Other service 155 9.2% 322 11.6% -167 1,347 12.5%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 201 11.9% 357 12.9% -156 1,129 10.5%
Office and administrative support 186 11.0% 392 14.1% -206 1,403 13.1%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 62 3.7% 12 0.4% 50 324 3.0%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 143 8.5% 136 4.9% 7 401 3.7%
Installation maintenance and repair 43 2.5% 100 3.6% -57 392 3.7%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Leflore MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 230 13.6% 176 6.3% 54 1,442 13.4%
Transportation and material moving 63 3.7% 190 6.8% -127 913 8.5%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 82 4.8% 76 2.7% 6 745 6.9%
Mining 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 14 0.1%
Construction 169 10.0% 133 4.8% 36 509 4.7%
Manufacturing 312 18.5% 281 10.1% 31 1,953 18.2%
Wholesale trade 41 2.4% 138 5.0% -97 346 3.2%
Retail trade 220 13.0% 380 13.7% -160 1,109 10.3%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 56 3.3% 209 7.5% -153 444 4.1%
Information 51 3.0% 56 2.0% -5 203 1.9%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 58 3.4% 206 7.4% -148 442 4.1%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 26 1.5% 226 8.1% -200 511 4.8%
Educational, health, and social services 431 25.5% 698 25.2% -267 2,560 23.8%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 84 5.0% 204 7.4% -120 596 5.5%
Other services (except public administration) 79 4.7% 60 2.2% 19 532 5.0%
Public administration 82 4.8% 107 3.9% -25 775 7.2%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 1,637 39.7% 2,263 46.0% -626 9,530 38.9%
Widowed 164 4.0% 209 4.2% -45 2,381 9.7%
Divorced 388 9.4% 515 10.5% -127 2,024 8.3%
Separated 217 5.3% 125 2.5% 92 1,224 5.0%
Never married 1,713 41.6% 1,812 36.8% -99 9,335 38.1%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 1,353 37.0% 837 16.7% 516 9,271 32.4%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 2,306 63.0% 4,187 83.3% -1,881 19,375 67.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Leflore MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 4,669 95.5% 5,615 97.4% -946 29,911 99.4%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 37 0.8% 54 0.9% -17 46 0.2%
1995-2000 24 0.5% 0 0.0% 24 0 0.0%
1990-1994 6 0.1% 8 0.1% -2 0 0.0%
1980-1989 7 0.1% 0 0.0% 7 0 0.0%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 7 0.1% -7 38 0.1%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 39 0.7% -39 0 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 8 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 185 3.8% 93 1.6% 92 138 0.5%
1995-2000 98 2.0% 21 0.4% 77 29 0.1%
1990-1994 19 0.4% 40 0.7% -21 55 0.2%
1980-1989 43 0.9% 25 0.4% 18 26 0.1%
1970-1979 5 0.1% 7 0.1% -2 16 0.1%
1960-1969 20 0.4% 0 0.0% 20 0 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 12 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 1,440 29.4% 2,460 42.7% -1,020 16,190 53.8%
Renter-occupied housing unit 2,070 42.3% 2,530 43.9% -460 12,340 41.0%
Group quarters 1,390 28.4% 770 13.4% 620 1,570 5.2%

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