Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Prentiss MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 3,531   2,920   611 20,285  
Gender:              
Male 1,715 48.6% 1,420 48.6% 295 9,806 48.3%
Female 1,816 51.4% 1,500 51.4% 316 10,479 51.7%
Race:              
White alone 2,951 83.6% 2,539 87.0% 412 17,668 87.1%
Black or African American alone 501 14.2% 366 12.5% 135 2,446 12.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 24 0.7% 0 0.0% 24 2 0.0%
Asian alone 12 0.3% 1 0.0% 11 29 0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 18 0.5% 3 0.1% 15 45 0.2%
Two or more races 25 0.7% 11 0.4% 14 95 0.5%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 62 1.8% 83 2.8% -21 135 0.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 2,902 82.2% 2,459 84.2% 443 17,635 86.9%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 567 16.1% 378 12.9% 189 2,515 12.4%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 402 11.4% 287 9.8% 115 1,359 6.7%
10 to 14 years 253 7.2% 235 8.0% 18 1,552 7.7%
15 to 19 years 436 12.3% 266 9.1% 170 1,718 8.5%
20 to 24 years 504 14.3% 457 15.7% 47 1,478 7.3%
25 to 29 years 408 11.6% 422 14.5% -14 1,210 6.0%
30 to 34 years 319 9.0% 300 10.3% 19 1,452 7.2%
35 to 39 years 317 9.0% 211 7.2% 106 1,398 6.9%
40 to 44 years 243 6.9% 186 6.4% 57 1,502 7.4%
45 to 49 years 224 6.3% 134 4.6% 90 1,419 7.0%
50 to 54 years 112 3.2% 57 2.0% 55 1,506 7.4%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Prentiss MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 77 2.2% 74 2.5% 3 1,202 5.9%
60 to 64 years 75 2.1% 66 2.3% 9 1,164 5.7%
65 to 69 years 48 1.4% 45 1.5% 3 933 4.6%
70 to 74 years 45 1.3% 42 1.4% 3 766 3.8%
75 to 79 years 20 0.6% 45 1.5% -25 729 3.6%
80 to 84 years 21 0.6% 11 0.4% 10 502 2.5%
85 years and over 27 0.8% 82 2.8% -55 395 1.9%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 223 11.5% 173 10.3% 50 2,008 14.2%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 432 22.3% 354 21.1% 78 2,991 21.1%
High school graduate or equivalency 597 30.8% 473 28.2% 124 4,452 31.4%
Some college, no degree 337 17.4% 370 22.1% -33 2,438 17.2%
Associate degree 129 6.7% 121 7.2% 8 905 6.4%
Bachelor's degree 131 6.8% 121 7.2% 10 782 5.5%
Graduate or professional degree 87 4.5% 63 3.8% 24 602 4.2%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 1,450 46.2% 1,000 39.4% 450 7,710 38.8%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 480 15.3% 440 17.3% 40 5,980 30.1%
Other family households with children under 18 530 16.9% 530 20.9% 0 2,300 11.6%
Other family households without children under 18 180 5.7% 100 3.9% 80 1,350 6.8%
Non-family households 500 15.9% 470 18.5% 30 2,510 12.6%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 1,070 34.1% 790 31.1% 280 6,820 34.4%
$25,000 to $49,999 1,320 42.0% 960 37.8% 360 7,150 36.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 470 15.0% 500 19.7% -30 3,570 18.0%
$75,000 to $99,999 160 5.1% 250 9.8% -90 1,330 6.7%
$100,000 to $199,999 100 3.2% 30 1.2% 70 810 4.1%
$200,000 or more 20 0.6% 20 0.8% 0 180 0.9%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Prentiss 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 401 14.2% 355 15.0% 46 2,035 11.9%
less than $4,999 518 18.4% 382 16.1% 136 2,107 12.3%
$5,000 - $9,999 451 16.0% 351 14.8% 100 2,892 16.9%
$10,000 - $14,999 283 10.0% 250 10.5% 33 2,166 12.7%
$15,000 - $19,999 304 10.8% 182 7.7% 122 1,901 11.1%
$20,000 - $24,999 259 9.2% 272 11.5% -13 1,744 10.2%
$25,000 - $34,999 273 9.7% 292 12.3% -19 2,145 12.5%
$35,000 - $49,999 201 7.1% 160 6.7% 41 1,190 7.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 86 3.1% 103 4.3% -17 665 3.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 26 0.9% 21 0.9% 5 103 0.6%
$100,000 and over 14 0.5% 5 0.2% 9 151 0.9%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 1,550 55.0% 1,399 59.0% 151 9,428 55.1%
Unemployed 175 6.2% 157 6.6% 18 480 2.8%
Armed forces 10 0.4% 38 1.6% -28 17 0.1%
Not in labor force 1,081 38.4% 779 32.8% 302 7,174 42.0%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 118 7.6% 102 7.3% 16 625 6.6%
Professional and related 245 15.8% 207 14.8% 38 1,234 13.1%
Service occupations :
Protective service 31 2.0% 18 1.3% 13 132 1.4%
Other service 154 9.9% 178 12.7% -24 959 10.2%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 134 8.6% 176 12.6% -42 894 9.5%
Office and administrative support 191 12.3% 187 13.4% 4 1,051 11.1%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 12 0.8% 10 0.7% 2 102 1.1%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 78 5.0% 96 6.9% -18 653 6.9%
Installation maintenance and repair 60 3.9% 73 5.2% -13 474 5.0%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Prentiss MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 378 24.4% 260 18.6% 118 2,356 25.0%
Transportation and material moving 149 9.6% 92 6.6% 57 948 10.1%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 20 1.3% 10 0.7% 10 210 2.2%
Mining 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 29 0.3%
Construction 91 5.9% 108 7.7% -17 800 8.5%
Manufacturing 611 39.4% 360 25.7% 251 3,387 35.9%
Wholesale trade 26 1.7% 29 2.1% -3 178 1.9%
Retail trade 179 11.5% 202 14.4% -23 1,007 10.7%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 53 3.4% 54 3.9% -1 428 4.5%
Information 23 1.5% 28 2.0% -5 110 1.2%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 34 2.2% 75 5.4% -41 321 3.4%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 30 1.9% 61 4.4% -31 293 3.1%
Educational, health, and social services 227 14.6% 272 19.4% -45 1,570 16.7%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 158 10.2% 115 8.2% 43 449 4.8%
Other services (except public administration) 47 3.0% 35 2.5% 12 298 3.2%
Public administration 51 3.3% 50 3.6% 1 348 3.7%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 1,471 51.1% 1,223 51.0% 248 10,148 58.4%
Widowed 146 5.1% 116 4.8% 30 1,732 10.0%
Divorced 405 14.1% 365 15.2% 40 1,768 10.2%
Separated 86 3.0% 46 1.9% 40 277 1.6%
Never married 768 26.7% 648 27.0% 120 3,449 19.9%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 673 21.7% 556 21.8% 117 3,019 15.2%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 2,422 78.3% 1,997 78.2% 425 16,802 84.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Prentiss MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 3,501 99.2% 2,912 99.7% 589 20,229 99.7%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 16 0.5% 8 0.3% 8 31 0.2%
1995-2000 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 9 0.0%
1980-1989 9 0.3% 0 0.0% 9 5 0.0%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1960-1969 7 0.2% 8 0.3% -1 7 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 4 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 6 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 14 0.4% 0 0.0% 14 25 0.1%
1995-2000 5 0.1% 0 0.0% 5 0 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 12 0.1%
1980-1989 7 0.2% 0 0.0% 7 13 0.1%
1970-1979 2 0.1% 0 0.0% 2 0 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 1,750 49.6% 1,350 46.2% 400 16,650 82.1%
Renter-occupied housing unit 1,380 39.1% 1,190 40.8% 190 3,190 15.7%
Group quarters 400 11.3% 380 13.0% 20 450 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