Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Newton MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 3,150   3,273   -123 17,150  
Gender:              
Male 1,521 48.3% 1,599 48.9% -78 8,068 47.0%
Female 1,629 51.7% 1,674 51.1% -45 9,082 53.0%
Race:              
White alone 2,190 69.5% 2,050 62.6% 140 11,240 65.5%
Black or African American alone 802 25.5% 1,013 31.0% -211 5,340 31.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 38 1.2% 148 4.5% -110 476 2.8%
Asian alone 42 1.3% 7 0.2% 35 30 0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 17 0.5% 0 0.0% 17 2 0.0%
Some other race alone 27 0.9% 21 0.6% 6 35 0.2%
Two or more races 34 1.1% 34 1.0% 0 27 0.2%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 48 1.5% 63 1.9% -15 104 0.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 2,173 69.0% 2,008 61.4% 165 11,209 65.4%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 929 29.5% 1,202 36.7% -273 5,837 34.0%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 299 9.5% 322 9.8% -23 1,251 7.3%
10 to 14 years 256 8.1% 313 9.6% -57 1,488 8.7%
15 to 19 years 454 14.4% 252 7.7% 202 1,339 7.8%
20 to 24 years 386 12.3% 475 14.5% -89 1,164 6.8%
25 to 29 years 279 8.9% 346 10.6% -67 1,036 6.0%
30 to 34 years 326 10.3% 314 9.6% 12 1,074 6.3%
35 to 39 years 277 8.8% 417 12.7% -140 1,191 6.9%
40 to 44 years 222 7.0% 193 5.9% 29 1,336 7.8%
45 to 49 years 125 4.0% 141 4.3% -16 1,300 7.6%
50 to 54 years 124 3.9% 94 2.9% 30 1,125 6.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Newton MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 105 3.3% 93 2.8% 12 923 5.4%
60 to 64 years 105 3.3% 45 1.4% 60 891 5.2%
65 to 69 years 41 1.3% 40 1.2% 1 797 4.6%
70 to 74 years 49 1.6% 56 1.7% -7 783 4.6%
75 to 79 years 12 0.4% 41 1.3% -29 709 4.1%
80 to 84 years 27 0.9% 69 2.1% -42 372 2.2%
85 years and over 63 2.0% 62 1.9% 1 371 2.2%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 168 9.6% 136 7.1% 32 1,095 9.2%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 263 15.0% 313 16.4% -50 2,176 18.3%
High school graduate or equivalency 395 22.5% 504 26.4% -109 4,164 35.0%
Some college, no degree 440 25.1% 525 27.5% -85 2,366 19.9%
Associate degree 133 7.6% 186 9.7% -53 805 6.8%
Bachelor's degree 200 11.4% 139 7.3% 61 767 6.4%
Graduate or professional degree 156 8.9% 108 5.7% 48 535 4.5%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 1,390 49.8% 1,110 37.6% 280 6,310 37.5%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 400 14.3% 540 18.3% -140 4,760 28.3%
Other family households with children under 18 490 17.6% 730 24.7% -240 2,550 15.2%
Other family households without children under 18 160 5.7% 110 3.7% 50 1,180 7.0%
Non-family households 350 12.5% 460 15.6% -110 2,010 12.0%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 950 34.1% 1,220 41.4% -270 6,010 35.8%
$25,000 to $49,999 950 34.1% 1,030 34.9% -80 5,520 32.8%
$50,000 to $74,999 580 20.8% 490 16.6% 90 3,480 20.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 200 7.2% 130 4.4% 70 1,130 6.7%
$100,000 to $199,999 80 2.9% 90 3.1% -10 550 3.3%
$200,000 or more 20 0.7% 0 0.0% 20 100 0.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Newton 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 422 16.6% 426 16.4% -4 1,807 12.7%
less than $4,999 356 14.0% 340 13.1% 16 1,636 11.5%
$5,000 - $9,999 408 16.0% 323 12.4% 85 2,624 18.5%
$10,000 - $14,999 277 10.9% 446 17.2% -169 1,786 12.6%
$15,000 - $19,999 204 8.0% 220 8.5% -16 1,362 9.6%
$20,000 - $24,999 236 9.3% 238 9.2% -2 1,144 8.1%
$25,000 - $34,999 350 13.8% 314 12.1% 36 1,978 13.9%
$35,000 - $49,999 212 8.3% 190 7.3% 22 982 6.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 52 2.0% 83 3.2% -31 649 4.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 4 0.2% 14 0.5% -10 88 0.6%
$100,000 and over 24 0.9% 6 0.2% 18 135 1.0%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 1,475 58.0% 1,446 55.6% 29 7,421 52.3%
Unemployed 109 4.3% 146 5.6% -37 375 2.6%
Armed forces 16 0.6% 67 2.6% -51 120 0.8%
Not in labor force 945 37.1% 941 36.2% 4 6,275 44.2%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 72 4.9% 108 7.5% -36 665 9.0%
Professional and related 334 22.6% 265 18.3% 69 1,166 15.7%
Service occupations :
Protective service 28 1.9% 16 1.1% 12 110 1.5%
Other service 183 12.4% 200 13.8% -17 912 12.3%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 169 11.5% 158 10.9% 11 559 7.5%
Office and administrative support 169 11.5% 237 16.4% -68 730 9.8%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 44 3.0% 29 2.0% 15 181 2.4%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 53 3.6% 106 7.3% -53 405 5.5%
Installation maintenance and repair 41 2.8% 39 2.7% 2 385 5.2%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Newton MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 255 17.3% 163 11.3% 92 1,701 22.9%
Transportation and material moving 127 8.6% 125 8.6% 2 607 8.2%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 49 3.3% 57 3.9% -8 410 5.5%
Mining 8 0.5% 0 0.0% 8 34 0.5%
Construction 91 6.2% 155 10.7% -64 518 7.0%
Manufacturing 318 21.6% 205 14.2% 113 2,170 29.2%
Wholesale trade 23 1.6% 47 3.3% -24 164 2.2%
Retail trade 229 15.5% 185 12.8% 44 776 10.5%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 89 6.0% 69 4.8% 20 331 4.5%
Information 12 0.8% 21 1.5% -9 76 1.0%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 63 4.3% 61 4.2% 2 185 2.5%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 15 1.0% 73 5.0% -58 174 2.3%
Educational, health, and social services 306 20.7% 323 22.3% -17 1,519 20.5%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 77 5.2% 135 9.3% -58 405 5.5%
Other services (except public administration) 85 5.8% 72 5.0% 13 339 4.6%
Public administration 110 7.5% 43 3.0% 67 320 4.3%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 1,312 50.6% 1,328 50.3% -16 8,139 56.5%
Widowed 163 6.3% 170 6.4% -7 1,363 9.5%
Divorced 236 9.1% 302 11.4% -66 1,210 8.4%
Separated 80 3.1% 100 3.8% -20 357 2.5%
Never married 804 31.0% 738 28.0% 66 3,342 23.2%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 570 20.5% 809 27.2% -239 3,150 18.7%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 2,209 79.5% 2,163 72.8% 46 13,672 81.3%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Newton MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 3,089 98.1% 3,226 98.6% -137 17,103 99.7%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 34 1.1% 7 0.2% 27 18 0.1%
1995-2000 6 0.2% 0 0.0% 6 0 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1980-1989 10 0.3% 7 0.2% 3 0 0.0%
1970-1979 18 0.6% 0 0.0% 18 12 0.1%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 6 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 27 0.9% 40 1.2% -13 29 0.2%
1995-2000 15 0.5% 0 0.0% 15 0 0.0%
1990-1994 5 0.2% 20 0.6% -15 2 0.0%
1980-1989 2 0.1% 5 0.2% -3 12 0.1%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 5 0.2% -5 9 0.1%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 10 0.3% -10 6 0.0%
1950-1959 5 0.2% 0 0.0% 5 0 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 1,980 62.9% 1,540 47.1% 440 14,440 84.2%
Renter-occupied housing unit 800 25.4% 1,410 43.1% -610 2,330 13.6%
Group quarters 370 11.7% 320 9.8% 50 370 2.2%

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