Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Perry MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 2,152   1,899   253 9,074  
Gender:              
Male 1,000 46.5% 824 43.4% 176 4,510 49.7%
Female 1,152 53.5% 1,075 56.6% 77 4,564 50.3%
Race:              
White alone 1,775 82.5% 1,457 76.7% 318 6,850 75.5%
Black or African American alone 346 16.1% 405 21.3% -59 2,130 23.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 8 0.4% 7 0.4% 1 26 0.3%
Asian alone 9 0.4% 0 0.0% 9 46 0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 3 0.1% 0 0.0% 3 9 0.1%
Some other race alone 0 0.0% 12 0.6% -12 10 0.1%
Two or more races 11 0.5% 18 0.9% -7 3 0.0%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 30 1.4% 23 1.2% 7 40 0.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 1,751 81.4% 1,434 75.5% 317 6,836 75.3%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 371 17.2% 442 23.3% -71 2,198 24.2%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 297 13.8% 219 11.5% 78 720 7.9%
10 to 14 years 175 8.1% 110 5.8% 65 627 6.9%
15 to 19 years 154 7.2% 134 7.1% 20 943 10.4%
20 to 24 years 202 9.4% 351 18.5% -149 708 7.8%
25 to 29 years 175 8.1% 254 13.4% -79 607 6.7%
30 to 34 years 259 12.0% 212 11.2% 47 459 5.1%
35 to 39 years 156 7.2% 142 7.5% 14 589 6.5%
40 to 44 years 188 8.7% 156 8.2% 32 914 10.1%
45 to 49 years 146 6.8% 100 5.3% 46 701 7.7%
50 to 54 years 82 3.8% 57 3.0% 25 646 7.1%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Perry MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 59 2.7% 27 1.4% 32 539 5.9%
60 to 64 years 76 3.5% 60 3.2% 16 460 5.1%
65 to 69 years 40 1.9% 9 0.5% 31 394 4.3%
70 to 74 years 63 2.9% 9 0.5% 54 282 3.1%
75 to 79 years 15 0.7% 26 1.4% -11 198 2.2%
80 to 84 years 39 1.8% 2 0.1% 37 178 2.0%
85 years and over 26 1.2% 31 1.6% -5 109 1.2%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 153 11.6% 104 9.6% 49 550 9.1%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 167 12.6% 163 15.0% 4 1,199 19.7%
High school graduate or equivalency 434 32.8% 362 33.4% 72 2,389 39.3%
Some college, no degree 310 23.4% 232 21.4% 78 1,218 20.0%
Associate degree 120 9.1% 82 7.6% 38 291 4.8%
Bachelor's degree 106 8.0% 114 10.5% -8 276 4.5%
Graduate or professional degree 34 2.6% 28 2.6% 6 153 2.5%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 1,170 56.3% 790 43.9% 380 4,130 45.7%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 340 16.3% 350 19.4% -10 2,480 27.5%
Other family households with children under 18 280 13.5% 340 18.9% -60 920 10.2%
Other family households without children under 18 80 3.8% 110 6.1% -30 550 6.1%
Non-family households 210 10.1% 210 11.7% 0 950 10.5%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 840 40.4% 650 36.1% 190 3,370 37.3%
$25,000 to $49,999 830 39.9% 580 32.2% 250 3,090 34.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 310 14.9% 400 22.2% -90 1,740 19.3%
$75,000 to $99,999 60 2.9% 140 7.8% -80 490 5.4%
$100,000 to $199,999 30 1.4% 40 2.2% -10 320 3.5%
$200,000 or more 10 0.5% 0 0.0% 10 30 0.3%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Perry 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 274 17.0% 272 17.6% 2 1,435 18.9%
less than $4,999 211 13.1% 202 13.1% 9 1,065 14.1%
$5,000 - $9,999 234 14.5% 247 16.0% -13 1,070 14.1%
$10,000 - $14,999 220 13.7% 195 12.6% 25 971 12.8%
$15,000 - $19,999 114 7.1% 192 12.4% -78 711 9.4%
$20,000 - $24,999 136 8.4% 103 6.7% 33 560 7.4%
$25,000 - $34,999 155 9.6% 162 10.5% -7 790 10.4%
$35,000 - $49,999 204 12.7% 110 7.1% 94 556 7.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 59 3.7% 40 2.6% 19 307 4.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 3 0.2% 20 1.3% -17 70 0.9%
$100,000 and over 0 0.0% 4 0.3% -4 43 0.6%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 840 52.2% 853 55.1% -13 3,796 50.1%
Unemployed 95 5.9% 94 6.1% 1 259 3.4%
Armed forces 3 0.2% 13 0.8% -10 7 0.1%
Not in labor force 672 41.7% 587 37.9% 85 3,516 46.4%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 72 8.6% 59 6.9% 13 298 7.9%
Professional and related 133 15.8% 115 13.5% 18 563 14.8%
Service occupations :
Protective service 32 3.8% 12 1.4% 20 55 1.4%
Other service 96 11.4% 94 11.0% 2 460 12.1%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 53 6.3% 64 7.5% -11 195 5.1%
Office and administrative support 120 14.3% 146 17.1% -26 477 12.6%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 15 1.8% 18 2.1% -3 116 3.1%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 84 10.0% 121 14.2% -37 417 11.0%
Installation maintenance and repair 37 4.4% 25 2.9% 12 187 4.9%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Perry MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 115 13.7% 143 16.8% -28 649 17.1%
Transportation and material moving 83 9.9% 56 6.6% 27 379 10.0%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 27 3.2% 67 7.9% -40 190 5.0%
Mining 4 0.5% 19 2.2% -15 109 2.9%
Construction 84 10.0% 95 11.1% -11 423 11.1%
Manufacturing 144 17.1% 178 20.9% -34 918 24.2%
Wholesale trade 38 4.5% 17 2.0% 21 43 1.1%
Retail trade 100 11.9% 80 9.4% 20 311 8.2%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 62 7.4% 29 3.4% 33 141 3.7%
Information 2 0.2% 13 1.5% -11 18 0.5%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 30 3.6% 52 6.1% -22 156 4.1%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 26 3.1% 48 5.6% -22 180 4.7%
Educational, health, and social services 188 22.4% 145 17.0% 43 744 19.6%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 33 3.9% 36 4.2% -3 152 4.0%
Other services (except public administration) 39 4.6% 51 6.0% -12 192 5.1%
Public administration 63 7.5% 23 2.7% 40 219 5.8%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 985 58.6% 857 54.6% 128 4,597 59.5%
Widowed 164 9.8% 65 4.1% 99 562 7.3%
Divorced 188 11.2% 180 11.5% 8 596 7.7%
Separated 97 5.8% 50 3.2% 47 180 2.3%
Never married 246 14.6% 418 26.6% -172 1,792 23.2%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 539 25.8% 375 20.7% 164 1,830 20.3%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 1,547 74.2% 1,437 79.3% 110 7,202 79.7%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Perry MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 2,135 99.2% 1,881 99.1% 254 9,036 99.6%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 8 0.4% 0 0.0% 8 17 0.2%
1995-2000 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1980-1989 8 0.4% 0 0.0% 8 0 0.0%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 6 0.1%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 11 0.1%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 9 0.4% 18 0.9% -9 21 0.2%
1995-2000 1 0.0% 7 0.4% -6 0 0.0%
1990-1994 2 0.1% 11 0.6% -9 4 0.0%
1980-1989 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 13 0.1%
1970-1979 6 0.3% 0 0.0% 6 4 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 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 1,480 68.8% 1,070 56.3% 410 7,660 84.4%
Renter-occupied housing unit 600 27.9% 730 38.4% -130 1,370 15.1%
Group quarters 80 3.7% 100 5.3% -20 40 0.4%

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