Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Lowndes MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 10,331   13,050   -2,719 46,499  
Gender:              
Male 5,000 48.4% 6,780 52.0% -1,780 21,692 46.7%
Female 5,331 51.6% 6,270 48.0% -939 24,807 53.3%
Race:              
White alone 6,634 64.2% 8,840 67.7% -2,206 25,926 55.8%
Black or African American alone 3,153 30.5% 3,644 27.9% -491 19,933 42.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 51 0.5% 32 0.2% 19 80 0.2%
Asian alone 160 1.5% 134 1.0% 26 75 0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 9 0.1% -9 19 0.0%
Some other race alone 164 1.6% 235 1.8% -71 125 0.3%
Two or more races 169 1.6% 156 1.2% 13 341 0.7%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 279 2.7% 571 4.4% -292 319 0.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 6,560 63.5% 8,577 65.7% -2,017 25,799 55.5%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 3,492 33.8% 3,902 29.9% -410 20,381 43.8%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 1,061 10.3% 944 7.2% 117 3,845 8.3%
10 to 14 years 782 7.6% 899 6.9% -117 4,320 9.3%
15 to 19 years 837 8.1% 1,189 9.1% -352 3,819 8.2%
20 to 24 years 1,680 16.3% 1,819 13.9% -139 2,966 6.4%
25 to 29 years 1,516 14.7% 1,783 13.7% -267 2,780 6.0%
30 to 34 years 1,046 10.1% 1,853 14.2% -807 3,147 6.8%
35 to 39 years 839 8.1% 1,344 10.3% -505 4,047 8.7%
40 to 44 years 739 7.2% 1,102 8.4% -363 3,962 8.5%
45 to 49 years 477 4.6% 696 5.3% -219 3,669 7.9%
50 to 54 years 355 3.4% 514 3.9% -159 3,165 6.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Lowndes MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 188 1.8% 275 2.1% -87 2,483 5.3%
60 to 64 years 127 1.2% 145 1.1% -18 2,013 4.3%
65 to 69 years 160 1.5% 135 1.0% 25 1,758 3.8%
70 to 74 years 118 1.1% 92 0.7% 26 1,696 3.6%
75 to 79 years 157 1.5% 31 0.2% 126 1,244 2.7%
80 to 84 years 112 1.1% 126 1.0% -14 880 1.9%
85 years and over 137 1.3% 103 0.8% 34 705 1.5%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 349 5.8% 315 3.8% 34 3,168 10.0%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 626 10.5% 884 10.8% -258 5,047 16.0%
High school graduate or equivalency 1,211 20.3% 1,732 21.1% -521 9,971 31.6%
Some college, no degree 1,474 24.7% 1,886 23.0% -412 6,366 20.2%
Associate degree 419 7.0% 671 8.2% -252 1,198 3.8%
Bachelor's degree 1,232 20.6% 1,892 23.1% -660 4,132 13.1%
Graduate or professional degree 660 11.1% 819 10.0% -159 1,667 5.3%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 3,670 39.8% 5,160 45.6% -1,490 16,360 35.8%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 1,740 18.9% 2,030 17.9% -290 11,690 25.6%
Other family households with children under 18 1,920 20.8% 1,380 12.2% 540 8,970 19.6%
Other family households without children under 18 440 4.8% 450 4.0% -10 2,880 6.3%
Non-family households 1,460 15.8% 2,290 20.2% -830 5,810 12.7%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 2,780 30.1% 2,720 24.0% 60 15,250 33.4%
$25,000 to $49,999 3,020 32.7% 3,400 30.1% -380 14,480 31.7%
$50,000 to $74,999 1,720 18.6% 2,520 22.3% -800 8,130 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 960 10.4% 1,560 13.8% -600 4,140 9.1%
$100,000 to $199,999 680 7.4% 890 7.9% -210 2,970 6.5%
$200,000 or more 60 0.7% 200 1.8% -140 740 1.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Lowndes 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 1,443 17.3% 1,923 17.4% -480 4,805 12.8%
less than $4,999 1,076 12.9% 1,529 13.8% -453 4,822 12.8%
$5,000 - $9,999 949 11.4% 1,119 10.1% -170 5,914 15.7%
$10,000 - $14,999 888 10.6% 992 9.0% -104 4,073 10.8%
$15,000 - $19,999 655 7.8% 876 7.9% -221 3,518 9.4%
$20,000 - $24,999 823 9.8% 699 6.3% 124 2,993 8.0%
$25,000 - $34,999 978 11.7% 1,372 12.4% -394 4,572 12.2%
$35,000 - $49,999 694 8.3% 1,285 11.6% -591 3,415 9.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 514 6.1% 753 6.8% -239 2,052 5.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 177 2.1% 303 2.7% -126 698 1.9%
$100,000 and over 163 1.9% 201 1.8% -38 710 1.9%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 3,962 47.4% 5,942 53.8% -1,980 20,764 55.3%
Unemployed 480 5.7% 569 5.1% -89 1,652 4.4%
Armed forces 1,086 13.0% 749 6.8% 337 117 0.3%
Not in labor force 2,832 33.9% 3,792 34.3% -960 15,039 40.0%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 483 12.2% 760 12.8% -277 2,023 9.7%
Professional and related 931 23.5% 1,434 24.1% -503 3,429 16.5%
Service occupations :
Protective service 102 2.6% 141 2.4% -39 404 1.9%
Other service 421 10.6% 523 8.8% -102 2,361 11.4%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 405 10.2% 707 11.9% -302 2,319 11.2%
Office and administrative support 460 11.6% 891 15.0% -431 3,097 14.9%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 17 0.4% 38 0.6% -21 90 0.4%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 187 4.7% 371 6.2% -184 1,299 6.3%
Installation maintenance and repair 206 5.2% 209 3.5% -3 1,281 6.2%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Lowndes MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 441 11.1% 455 7.7% -14 2,977 14.3%
Transportation and material moving 309 7.8% 413 7.0% -104 1,484 7.1%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 35 0.9% 84 1.4% -49 268 1.3%
Mining 19 0.5% 18 0.3% 1 5 0.0%
Construction 252 6.4% 458 7.7% -206 1,753 8.4%
Manufacturing 882 22.3% 993 16.7% -111 4,711 22.7%
Wholesale trade 61 1.5% 181 3.0% -120 597 2.9%
Retail trade 426 10.8% 640 10.8% -214 2,598 12.5%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 113 2.9% 437 7.4% -324 1,290 6.2%
Information 77 1.9% 152 2.6% -75 385 1.9%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 152 3.8% 328 5.5% -176 892 4.3%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 179 4.5% 423 7.1% -244 1,016 4.9%
Educational, health, and social services 1,077 27.2% 1,280 21.5% -203 4,008 19.3%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 323 8.2% 437 7.4% -114 1,325 6.4%
Other services (except public administration) 175 4.4% 215 3.6% -40 1,055 5.1%
Public administration 191 4.8% 296 5.0% -105 861 4.1%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 4,581 54.0% 5,743 51.2% -1,162 20,601 53.7%
Widowed 275 3.2% 304 2.7% -29 2,968 7.7%
Divorced 711 8.4% 1,090 9.7% -379 3,445 9.0%
Separated 264 3.1% 376 3.4% -112 1,093 2.9%
Never married 2,657 31.3% 3,694 33.0% -1,037 10,227 26.7%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 1,863 20.2% 1,672 14.7% 191 9,222 20.2%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 7,366 79.8% 9,673 85.3% -2,307 36,447 79.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Lowndes MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 9,919 96.0% 12,619 96.7% -2,700 46,137 99.2%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 96 0.9% 95 0.7% 1 277 0.6%
1995-2000 0 0.0% 22 0.2% -22 15 0.0%
1990-1994 17 0.2% 8 0.1% 9 0 0.0%
1980-1989 18 0.2% 19 0.1% -1 21 0.0%
1970-1979 47 0.5% 35 0.3% 12 55 0.1%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 7 0.1% -7 79 0.2%
1950-1959 14 0.1% 0 0.0% 14 89 0.2%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 4 0.0% -4 18 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 316 3.1% 336 2.6% -20 85 0.2%
1995-2000 179 1.7% 55 0.4% 124 14 0.0%
1990-1994 22 0.2% 101 0.8% -79 14 0.0%
1980-1989 89 0.9% 106 0.8% -17 11 0.0%
1970-1979 19 0.2% 53 0.4% -34 7 0.0%
1960-1969 7 0.1% 4 0.0% 3 31 0.1%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 11 0.1% -11 2 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 6 0.0% -6 6 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 3,730 36.1% 5,850 44.8% -2,120 34,260 73.7%
Renter-occupied housing unit 5,490 53.1% 5,450 41.8% 40 11,450 24.6%
Group quarters 1,110 10.7% 1,750 13.4% -640 790 1.7%

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