Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Monroe MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 4,207   4,271   -64 31,280  
Gender:              
Male 1,891 44.9% 1,979 46.3% -88 14,697 47.0%
Female 2,316 55.1% 2,292 53.7% 24 16,583 53.0%
Race:              
White alone 3,029 72.0% 2,813 65.9% 216 21,362 68.3%
Black or African American alone 1,013 24.1% 1,367 32.0% -354 9,649 30.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 11 0.3% 14 0.3% -3 16 0.1%
Asian alone 51 1.2% 26 0.6% 25 49 0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 6 0.1% 0 0.0% 6 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 22 0.5% 16 0.4% 6 71 0.2%
Two or more races 75 1.8% 35 0.8% 40 133 0.4%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 107 2.5% 59 1.4% 48 308 1.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 2,978 70.8% 2,780 65.1% 198 21,192 67.7%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 1,122 26.7% 1,432 33.5% -310 9,780 31.3%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 491 11.7% 539 12.6% -48 2,468 7.9%
10 to 14 years 378 9.0% 331 7.7% 47 2,582 8.3%
15 to 19 years 391 9.3% 380 8.9% 11 2,543 8.1%
20 to 24 years 317 7.5% 760 17.8% -443 2,029 6.5%
25 to 29 years 478 11.4% 571 13.4% -93 1,795 5.7%
30 to 34 years 409 9.7% 370 8.7% 39 2,057 6.6%
35 to 39 years 378 9.0% 366 8.6% 12 2,426 7.8%
40 to 44 years 402 9.6% 240 5.6% 162 2,485 7.9%
45 to 49 years 228 5.4% 258 6.0% -30 2,176 7.0%
50 to 54 years 207 4.9% 107 2.5% 100 2,241 7.2%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Monroe MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 120 2.9% 99 2.3% 21 1,684 5.4%
60 to 64 years 110 2.6% 71 1.7% 39 1,847 5.9%
65 to 69 years 83 2.0% 22 0.5% 61 1,342 4.3%
70 to 74 years 92 2.2% 16 0.4% 76 1,206 3.9%
75 to 79 years 21 0.5% 46 1.1% -25 1,138 3.6%
80 to 84 years 35 0.8% 15 0.4% 20 674 2.2%
85 years and over 67 1.6% 80 1.9% -13 587 1.9%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 201 7.6% 169 7.5% 32 2,715 12.5%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 504 19.2% 410 18.1% 94 4,956 22.9%
High school graduate or equivalency 712 27.1% 557 24.6% 155 7,169 33.1%
Some college, no degree 677 25.7% 549 24.3% 128 3,675 17.0%
Associate degree 103 3.9% 173 7.7% -70 935 4.3%
Bachelor's degree 279 10.6% 247 10.9% 32 1,640 7.6%
Graduate or professional degree 154 5.9% 156 6.9% -2 568 2.6%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 1,900 46.3% 1,550 40.9% 350 11,710 37.8%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 730 17.8% 720 19.0% 10 8,280 26.7%
Other family households with children under 18 870 21.2% 780 20.6% 90 4,910 15.9%
Other family households without children under 18 130 3.2% 170 4.5% -40 2,300 7.4%
Non-family households 470 11.5% 570 15.0% -100 3,770 12.2%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 1,320 32.2% 1,330 35.1% -10 9,980 32.2%
$25,000 to $49,999 1,500 36.6% 1,220 32.2% 280 11,220 36.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 760 18.5% 880 23.2% -120 6,570 21.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 260 6.3% 200 5.3% 60 2,030 6.6%
$100,000 to $199,999 250 6.1% 170 4.5% 80 980 3.2%
$200,000 or more 10 0.2% 0 0.0% 10 200 0.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Monroe 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 617 18.8% 517 15.5% 100 3,500 13.6%
less than $4,999 347 10.6% 501 15.0% -154 2,812 10.9%
$5,000 - $9,999 442 13.4% 400 12.0% 42 4,542 17.7%
$10,000 - $14,999 319 9.7% 371 11.1% -52 3,028 11.8%
$15,000 - $19,999 362 11.0% 366 11.0% -4 2,334 9.1%
$20,000 - $24,999 340 10.3% 320 9.6% 20 2,232 8.7%
$25,000 - $34,999 377 11.5% 457 13.7% -80 3,486 13.6%
$35,000 - $49,999 238 7.2% 239 7.2% -1 2,395 9.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 160 4.9% 97 2.9% 63 943 3.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 35 1.1% 43 1.3% -8 218 0.8%
$100,000 and over 52 1.6% 20 0.6% 32 202 0.8%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 1,911 58.1% 2,096 62.9% -185 13,690 53.3%
Unemployed 155 4.7% 158 4.7% -3 968 3.8%
Armed forces 8 0.2% 71 2.1% -63 24 0.1%
Not in labor force 1,215 36.9% 1,006 30.2% 209 11,010 42.9%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 123 6.4% 205 9.8% -82 1,163 8.5%
Professional and related 288 15.1% 393 18.8% -105 1,820 13.3%
Service occupations :
Protective service 36 1.9% 9 0.4% 27 124 0.9%
Other service 182 9.5% 273 13.0% -91 1,253 9.2%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 229 12.0% 183 8.7% 46 1,185 8.7%
Office and administrative support 244 12.8% 316 15.1% -72 1,842 13.5%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 0 0.0% 2 0.1% -2 75 0.5%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 104 5.4% 97 4.6% 7 809 5.9%
Installation maintenance and repair 97 5.1% 74 3.5% 23 690 5.0%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Monroe MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 465 24.3% 411 19.6% 54 3,444 25.2%
Transportation and material moving 143 7.5% 133 6.3% 10 1,285 9.4%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 12 0.6% 21 1.0% -9 229 1.7%
Mining 14 0.7% 10 0.5% 4 78 0.6%
Construction 122 6.4% 131 6.3% -9 976 7.1%
Manufacturing 681 35.6% 600 28.6% 81 5,169 37.8%
Wholesale trade 49 2.6% 63 3.0% -14 404 3.0%
Retail trade 281 14.7% 268 12.8% 13 1,449 10.6%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 61 3.2% 75 3.6% -14 636 4.6%
Information 27 1.4% 40 1.9% -13 87 0.6%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 57 3.0% 49 2.3% 8 496 3.6%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 66 3.5% 108 5.2% -42 433 3.2%
Educational, health, and social services 315 16.5% 495 23.6% -180 2,313 16.9%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 97 5.1% 121 5.8% -24 520 3.8%
Other services (except public administration) 95 5.0% 90 4.3% 5 490 3.6%
Public administration 34 1.8% 25 1.2% 9 410 3.0%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 1,861 55.8% 1,666 49.0% 195 14,370 54.8%
Widowed 200 6.0% 141 4.1% 59 2,752 10.5%
Divorced 398 11.9% 376 11.1% 22 2,242 8.5%
Separated 117 3.5% 91 2.7% 26 747 2.8%
Never married 762 22.8% 1,127 33.1% -365 6,119 23.3%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 848 20.7% 913 24.0% -65 5,094 16.4%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 3,247 79.3% 2,894 76.0% 353 25,874 83.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Monroe MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 4,144 98.5% 4,224 98.9% -80 31,113 99.5%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 25 0.6% 9 0.2% 16 109 0.3%
1995-2000 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 10 0.0%
1980-1989 13 0.3% 0 0.0% 13 59 0.2%
1970-1979 6 0.1% 0 0.0% 6 16 0.1%
1960-1969 6 0.1% 1 0.0% 5 12 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 2 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 8 0.2% -8 10 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 38 0.9% 38 0.9% 0 58 0.2%
1995-2000 11 0.3% 7 0.2% 4 5 0.0%
1990-1994 14 0.3% 7 0.2% 7 9 0.0%
1980-1989 2 0.0% 24 0.6% -22 15 0.0%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 6 0.0%
1960-1969 11 0.3% 0 0.0% 11 9 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 14 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 2,460 58.5% 1,780 41.7% 680 25,860 82.7%
Renter-occupied housing unit 1,640 39.0% 2,020 47.3% -380 5,120 16.4%
Group quarters 110 2.6% 470 11.0% -360 310 1.0%

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