Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Pontotoc MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 4,454   2,857   1,597 20,306  
Gender:              
Male 2,172 48.8% 1,418 49.6% 754 9,848 48.5%
Female 2,282 51.2% 1,439 50.4% 843 10,458 51.5%
Race:              
White alone 3,567 80.1% 2,485 87.0% 1,082 17,342 85.4%
Black or African American alone 703 15.8% 319 11.2% 384 2,754 13.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 41 0.9% 24 0.8% 17 20 0.1%
Asian alone 3 0.1% 0 0.0% 3 64 0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 96 2.2% 16 0.6% 80 48 0.2%
Two or more races 44 1.0% 13 0.5% 31 78 0.4%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 202 4.5% 26 0.9% 176 114 0.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 3,494 78.4% 2,466 86.3% 1,028 17,283 85.1%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 758 17.0% 365 12.8% 393 2,909 14.3%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 450 10.1% 246 8.6% 204 1,691 8.3%
10 to 14 years 426 9.6% 272 9.5% 154 1,681 8.3%
15 to 19 years 332 7.5% 193 6.8% 139 1,532 7.5%
20 to 24 years 445 10.0% 459 16.1% -14 1,121 5.5%
25 to 29 years 596 13.4% 281 9.8% 315 1,252 6.2%
30 to 34 years 410 9.2% 312 10.9% 98 1,499 7.4%
35 to 39 years 467 10.5% 216 7.6% 251 1,721 8.5%
40 to 44 years 338 7.6% 176 6.2% 162 1,608 7.9%
45 to 49 years 259 5.8% 180 6.3% 79 1,494 7.4%
50 to 54 years 177 4.0% 103 3.6% 74 1,528 7.5%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Pontotoc MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 158 3.5% 95 3.3% 63 1,108 5.5%
60 to 64 years 119 2.7% 96 3.4% 23 956 4.7%
65 to 69 years 67 1.5% 13 0.5% 54 817 4.0%
70 to 74 years 36 0.8% 30 1.1% 6 867 4.3%
75 to 79 years 76 1.7% 56 2.0% 20 727 3.6%
80 to 84 years 30 0.7% 76 2.7% -46 362 1.8%
85 years and over 68 1.5% 53 1.9% 15 342 1.7%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 323 11.5% 161 9.5% 162 1,511 10.6%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 510 18.2% 358 21.2% 152 3,347 23.4%
High school graduate or equivalency 741 26.5% 391 23.2% 350 5,034 35.2%
Some college, no degree 602 21.5% 358 21.2% 244 2,246 15.7%
Associate degree 186 6.6% 91 5.4% 95 632 4.4%
Bachelor's degree 297 10.6% 236 14.0% 61 1,113 7.8%
Graduate or professional degree 142 5.1% 92 5.5% 50 398 2.8%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 2,030 46.5% 1,170 46.2% 860 8,910 44.2%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 970 22.2% 530 20.9% 440 5,770 28.6%
Other family households with children under 18 770 17.6% 340 13.4% 430 2,190 10.9%
Other family households without children under 18 170 3.9% 80 3.2% 90 950 4.7%
Non-family households 430 9.8% 410 16.2% 20 2,330 11.6%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 1,340 30.7% 690 27.3% 650 5,840 29.0%
$25,000 to $49,999 1,790 41.0% 1,070 42.3% 720 6,920 34.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 740 16.9% 410 16.2% 330 4,780 23.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 280 6.4% 190 7.5% 90 1,630 8.1%
$100,000 to $199,999 180 4.1% 170 6.7% 10 740 3.7%
$200,000 or more 30 0.7% 10 0.4% 20 240 1.2%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Pontotoc 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 506 14.4% 287 12.3% 219 1,718 10.3%
less than $4,999 470 13.4% 328 14.1% 142 1,639 9.8%
$5,000 - $9,999 362 10.3% 308 13.3% 54 2,857 17.2%
$10,000 - $14,999 335 9.5% 266 11.4% 69 1,815 10.9%
$15,000 - $19,999 401 11.4% 294 12.7% 107 1,685 10.1%
$20,000 - $24,999 417 11.9% 258 11.1% 159 1,784 10.7%
$25,000 - $34,999 483 13.8% 229 9.9% 254 2,680 16.1%
$35,000 - $49,999 344 9.8% 231 9.9% 113 1,481 8.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 94 2.7% 90 3.9% 4 673 4.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 44 1.3% 12 0.5% 32 137 0.8%
$100,000 and over 56 1.6% 21 0.9% 35 176 1.1%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 2,226 63.4% 1,277 54.9% 949 10,178 61.1%
Unemployed 181 5.2% 168 7.2% 13 535 3.2%
Armed forces 0 0.0% 27 1.2% -27 0 0.0%
Not in labor force 1,105 31.5% 852 36.7% 253 5,932 35.6%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 109 4.9% 79 6.2% 30 748 7.3%
Professional and related 329 14.8% 303 23.7% 26 1,139 11.2%
Service occupations :
Protective service 31 1.4% 0 0.0% 31 89 0.9%
Other service 262 11.8% 143 11.2% 119 829 8.1%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 241 10.8% 110 8.6% 131 815 8.0%
Office and administrative support 223 10.0% 156 12.2% 67 1,386 13.6%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 4 0.2% 29 2.3% -25 67 0.7%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 101 4.5% 48 3.8% 53 401 3.9%
Installation maintenance and repair 67 3.0% 62 4.9% 5 465 4.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Pontotoc MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 626 28.1% 211 16.5% 415 3,205 31.5%
Transportation and material moving 233 10.5% 136 10.6% 97 1,034 10.2%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 6 0.3% 19 1.5% -13 148 1.5%
Mining 0 0.0% 14 1.1% -14 8 0.1%
Construction 161 7.2% 53 4.2% 108 481 4.7%
Manufacturing 806 36.2% 312 24.4% 494 4,542 44.6%
Wholesale trade 77 3.5% 36 2.8% 41 268 2.6%
Retail trade 260 11.7% 154 12.1% 106 1,041 10.2%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 116 5.2% 86 6.7% 30 509 5.0%
Information 20 0.9% 25 2.0% -5 142 1.4%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 71 3.2% 62 4.9% 9 312 3.1%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 94 4.2% 85 6.7% 9 268 2.6%
Educational, health, and social services 374 16.8% 283 22.2% 91 1,368 13.4%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 110 4.9% 57 4.5% 53 373 3.7%
Other services (except public administration) 85 3.8% 67 5.2% 18 469 4.6%
Public administration 46 2.1% 24 1.9% 22 249 2.4%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 2,155 60.2% 1,250 53.4% 905 10,458 61.8%
Widowed 189 5.3% 131 5.6% 58 1,391 8.2%
Divorced 405 11.3% 320 13.7% 85 1,719 10.2%
Separated 126 3.5% 59 2.5% 67 349 2.1%
Never married 703 19.6% 579 24.8% 124 3,017 17.8%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 769 17.5% 369 14.5% 400 2,560 12.7%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 3,621 82.5% 2,168 85.5% 1,453 17,594 87.3%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Pontotoc MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 4,271 95.9% 2,844 99.5% 1,427 20,190 99.4%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 13 0.3% 6 0.2% 7 55 0.3%
1995-2000 7 0.2% 0 0.0% 7 4 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 18 0.1%
1980-1989 2 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 18 0.1%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1960-1969 4 0.1% 6 0.2% -2 2 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 8 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 5 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 170 3.8% 7 0.2% 163 61 0.3%
1995-2000 114 2.6% 0 0.0% 114 15 0.1%
1990-1994 18 0.4% 7 0.2% 11 15 0.1%
1980-1989 25 0.6% 0 0.0% 25 0 0.0%
1970-1979 13 0.3% 0 0.0% 13 14 0.1%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 17 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%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 2,730 61.3% 1,340 46.9% 1,390 16,680 82.1%
Renter-occupied housing unit 1,640 36.8% 1,200 42.0% 440 3,470 17.1%
Group quarters 90 2.0% 330 11.6% -240 160 0.8%

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