Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Pearl River MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 9,936   5,917   4,019 35,261  
Gender:              
Male 4,845 48.8% 2,932 49.6% 1,913 16,903 47.9%
Female 5,091 51.2% 2,985 50.4% 2,106 18,358 52.1%
Race:              
White alone 8,840 89.0% 5,084 85.9% 3,756 29,855 84.7%
Black or African American alone 758 7.6% 538 9.1% 220 4,791 13.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 51 0.5% 89 1.5% -38 115 0.3%
Asian alone 51 0.5% 49 0.8% 2 14 0.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 28 0.5% -28 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 87 0.9% 43 0.7% 44 126 0.4%
Two or more races 149 1.5% 86 1.5% 63 360 1.0%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 266 2.7% 77 1.3% 189 410 1.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 8,687 87.4% 5,036 85.1% 3,651 29,615 84.0%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 983 9.9% 804 13.6% 179 5,236 14.8%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 944 9.5% 533 9.0% 411 2,844 8.1%
10 to 14 years 736 7.4% 520 8.8% 216 2,893 8.2%
15 to 19 years 885 8.9% 465 7.9% 420 2,799 7.9%
20 to 24 years 805 8.1% 924 15.6% -119 2,351 6.7%
25 to 29 years 807 8.1% 602 10.2% 205 2,095 5.9%
30 to 34 years 886 8.9% 594 10.0% 292 2,208 6.3%
35 to 39 years 913 9.2% 527 8.9% 386 2,751 7.8%
40 to 44 years 925 9.3% 394 6.7% 531 2,565 7.3%
45 to 49 years 628 6.3% 361 6.1% 267 2,892 8.2%
50 to 54 years 608 6.1% 287 4.9% 321 2,603 7.4%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Pearl River MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 547 5.5% 223 3.8% 324 2,258 6.4%
60 to 64 years 400 4.0% 132 2.2% 268 1,767 5.0%
65 to 69 years 363 3.7% 92 1.6% 271 1,707 4.8%
70 to 74 years 231 2.3% 111 1.9% 120 1,381 3.9%
75 to 79 years 68 0.7% 99 1.7% -31 996 2.8%
80 to 84 years 101 1.0% 47 0.8% 54 650 1.8%
85 years and over 89 0.9% 6 0.1% 83 501 1.4%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 452 6.9% 190 5.5% 262 2,214 9.1%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 961 14.6% 411 11.8% 550 4,230 17.4%
High school graduate or equivalency 1,997 30.4% 944 27.2% 1,053 7,658 31.4%
Some college, no degree 1,778 27.1% 897 25.8% 881 5,082 20.9%
Associate degree 359 5.5% 329 9.5% 30 1,922 7.9%
Bachelor's degree 669 10.2% 495 14.2% 174 2,092 8.6%
Graduate or professional degree 350 5.3% 209 6.0% 141 1,176 4.8%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 4,280 44.4% 2,240 41.0% 2,040 13,920 40.0%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 2,420 25.1% 1,140 20.8% 1,280 10,440 30.0%
Other family households with children under 18 1,340 13.9% 830 15.2% 510 4,670 13.4%
Other family households without children under 18 500 5.2% 210 3.8% 290 1,910 5.5%
Non-family households 1,100 11.4% 1,050 19.2% 50 3,850 11.1%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 2,830 29.4% 1,770 32.4% 1,060 12,070 34.7%
$25,000 to $49,999 3,330 34.5% 1,670 30.5% 1,660 11,450 32.9%
$50,000 to $74,999 2,150 22.3% 1,060 19.4% 1,090 6,860 19.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 640 6.6% 470 8.6% 170 2,290 6.6%
$100,000 to $199,999 610 6.3% 470 8.6% 140 1,730 5.0%
$200,000 or more 100 1.0% 30 0.5% 70 380 1.1%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Pearl River 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 1,238 15.4% 723 15.0% 515 4,129 14.3%
less than $4,999 1,081 13.4% 600 12.5% 481 3,537 12.3%
$5,000 - $9,999 1,063 13.2% 687 14.3% 376 4,718 16.4%
$10,000 - $14,999 839 10.4% 527 11.0% 312 3,553 12.3%
$15,000 - $19,999 681 8.5% 512 10.7% 169 2,456 8.5%
$20,000 - $24,999 794 9.9% 277 5.8% 517 2,385 8.3%
$25,000 - $34,999 825 10.3% 571 11.9% 254 3,183 11.0%
$35,000 - $49,999 708 8.8% 406 8.4% 302 2,664 9.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 595 7.4% 304 6.3% 291 1,384 4.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 101 1.3% 117 2.4% -16 388 1.3%
$100,000 and over 118 1.5% 81 1.7% 37 444 1.5%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 4,343 54.0% 2,758 57.4% 1,585 14,822 51.4%
Unemployed 423 5.3% 202 4.2% 221 1,093 3.8%
Armed forces 63 0.8% 200 4.2% -137 48 0.2%
Not in labor force 3,214 40.0% 1,645 34.2% 1,569 12,878 44.7%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 405 9.3% 234 8.5% 171 1,274 8.6%
Professional and related 749 17.2% 660 23.9% 89 2,857 19.3%
Service occupations :
Protective service 49 1.1% 32 1.2% 17 282 1.9%
Other service 554 12.8% 365 13.2% 189 1,862 12.6%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 599 13.8% 336 12.2% 263 1,696 11.4%
Office and administrative support 579 13.3% 385 14.0% 194 1,891 12.8%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 11 0.3% 0 0.0% 11 135 0.9%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 376 8.7% 214 7.8% 162 1,527 10.3%
Installation maintenance and repair 307 7.1% 151 5.5% 156 791 5.3%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Pearl River MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 355 8.2% 240 8.7% 115 1,269 8.6%
Transportation and material moving 359 8.3% 141 5.1% 218 1,238 8.4%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 47 1.1% 19 0.7% 28 390 2.6%
Mining 157 3.6% 37 1.3% 120 342 2.3%
Construction 454 10.5% 262 9.5% 192 1,569 10.6%
Manufacturing 486 11.2% 312 11.3% 174 1,960 13.2%
Wholesale trade 118 2.7% 27 1.0% 91 325 2.2%
Retail trade 666 15.3% 412 14.9% 254 1,945 13.1%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 275 6.3% 154 5.6% 121 851 5.7%
Information 107 2.5% 88 3.2% 19 201 1.4%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 114 2.6% 130 4.7% -16 588 4.0%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 360 8.3% 226 8.2% 134 854 5.8%
Educational, health, and social services 732 16.9% 513 18.6% 219 3,150 21.3%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 351 8.1% 241 8.7% 110 874 5.9%
Other services (except public administration) 261 6.0% 223 8.1% 38 864 5.8%
Public administration 215 5.0% 114 4.1% 101 909 6.1%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 4,753 57.6% 2,475 50.9% 2,278 17,652 59.8%
Widowed 420 5.1% 205 4.2% 215 2,511 8.5%
Divorced 1,020 12.4% 650 13.4% 370 2,734 9.3%
Separated 229 2.8% 183 3.8% 46 733 2.5%
Never married 1,834 22.2% 1,351 27.8% 483 5,894 20.0%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 1,765 18.3% 1,121 20.4% 644 6,054 17.4%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 7,869 81.7% 4,368 79.6% 3,501 28,690 82.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Pearl River MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 9,720 97.8% 5,854 98.9% 3,866 34,888 98.9%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 110 1.1% 18 0.3% 92 233 0.7%
1995-2000 9 0.1% 0 0.0% 9 18 0.1%
1990-1994 23 0.2% 9 0.2% 14 18 0.1%
1980-1989 6 0.1% 9 0.2% -3 63 0.2%
1970-1979 26 0.3% 0 0.0% 26 52 0.1%
1960-1969 11 0.1% 0 0.0% 11 30 0.1%
1950-1959 17 0.2% 0 0.0% 17 26 0.1%
Before 1950 18 0.2% 0 0.0% 18 26 0.1%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 106 1.1% 45 0.8% 61 140 0.4%
1995-2000 49 0.5% 0 0.0% 49 0 0.0%
1990-1994 25 0.3% 17 0.3% 8 29 0.1%
1980-1989 15 0.2% 9 0.2% 6 67 0.2%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 19 0.3% -19 44 0.1%
1960-1969 17 0.2% 0 0.0% 17 0 0.0%
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 7,000 70.5% 3,060 51.7% 3,940 29,050 82.4%
Renter-occupied housing unit 2,650 26.7% 2,410 40.7% 240 5,710 16.2%
Group quarters 300 3.0% 450 7.6% -150 500 1.4%

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