Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Quitman MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 1,251   1,589   -338 8,055  
Gender:              
Male 600 48.0% 720 45.3% -120 3,700 45.9%
Female 651 52.0% 869 54.7% -218 4,355 54.1%
Race:              
White alone 374 29.9% 825 51.9% -451 2,556 31.7%
Black or African American alone 841 67.2% 715 45.0% 126 5,449 67.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 1 0.1% 6 0.4% -5 9 0.1%
Asian alone 2 0.2% 33 2.1% -31 12 0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 9 0.7% 5 0.3% 4 0 0.0%
Two or more races 24 1.9% 5 0.3% 19 29 0.4%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 10 0.8% 10 0.6% 0 45 0.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 372 29.7% 825 51.9% -453 2,537 31.5%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 869 69.5% 754 47.5% 115 5,473 67.9%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 117 9.4% 93 5.9% 24 800 9.9%
10 to 14 years 134 10.7% 157 9.9% -23 833 10.3%
15 to 19 years 126 10.1% 141 8.9% -15 698 8.7%
20 to 24 years 134 10.7% 294 18.5% -160 558 6.9%
25 to 29 years 159 12.7% 126 7.9% 33 469 5.8%
30 to 34 years 101 8.1% 129 8.1% -28 536 6.7%
35 to 39 years 88 7.0% 143 9.0% -55 557 6.9%
40 to 44 years 104 8.3% 78 4.9% 26 585 7.3%
45 to 49 years 71 5.7% 101 6.4% -30 502 6.2%
50 to 54 years 39 3.1% 44 2.8% -5 480 6.0%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Quitman MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 44 3.5% 15 0.9% 29 407 5.1%
60 to 64 years 48 3.8% 79 5.0% -31 367 4.6%
65 to 69 years 37 3.0% 46 2.9% -9 345 4.3%
70 to 74 years 26 2.1% 24 1.5% 2 292 3.6%
75 to 79 years 8 0.6% 12 0.8% -4 292 3.6%
80 to 84 years 2 0.2% 42 2.6% -40 180 2.2%
85 years and over 13 1.0% 65 4.1% -52 154 1.9%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 128 17.3% 145 16.0% -17 1,056 20.4%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 167 22.6% 185 20.5% -18 1,300 25.2%
High school graduate or equivalency 178 24.1% 223 24.7% -45 1,299 25.1%
Some college, no degree 129 17.4% 175 19.4% -46 734 14.2%
Associate degree 36 4.9% 19 2.1% 17 253 4.9%
Bachelor's degree 66 8.9% 115 12.7% -49 388 7.5%
Graduate or professional degree 36 4.9% 42 4.6% -6 136 2.6%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 410 34.7% 340 24.1% 70 2,370 29.6%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 130 11.0% 240 17.0% -110 1,360 17.0%
Other family households with children under 18 410 34.7% 460 32.6% -50 2,590 32.3%
Other family households without children under 18 90 7.6% 120 8.5% -30 640 8.0%
Non-family households 140 11.9% 250 17.7% -110 1,050 13.1%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 600 50.8% 520 36.9% 80 3,910 48.8%
$25,000 to $49,999 340 28.8% 580 41.1% -240 2,450 30.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 120 10.2% 160 11.3% -40 1,030 12.9%
$75,000 to $99,999 60 5.1% 30 2.1% 30 410 5.1%
$100,000 to $199,999 50 4.2% 60 4.3% -10 160 2.0%
$200,000 or more 20 1.7% 70 5.0% -50 50 0.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Quitman 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 169 17.3% 273 20.8% -104 945 15.1%
less than $4,999 181 18.5% 179 13.6% 2 792 12.6%
$5,000 - $9,999 179 18.3% 244 18.6% -65 1,475 23.5%
$10,000 - $14,999 124 12.7% 143 10.9% -19 850 13.5%
$15,000 - $19,999 104 10.7% 174 13.3% -70 625 10.0%
$20,000 - $24,999 75 7.7% 62 4.7% 13 484 7.7%
$25,000 - $34,999 63 6.5% 124 9.4% -61 533 8.5%
$35,000 - $49,999 37 3.8% 55 4.2% -18 343 5.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 28 2.9% 12 0.9% 16 142 2.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 5 0.5% 26 2.0% -21 34 0.5%
$100,000 and over 11 1.1% 21 1.6% -10 54 0.9%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 469 48.1% 599 45.6% -130 3,018 48.1%
Unemployed 64 6.6% 70 5.3% -6 256 4.1%
Armed forces 0 0.0% 24 1.8% -24 2 0.0%
Not in labor force 443 45.4% 620 47.2% -177 3,001 47.8%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 31 6.6% 45 7.5% -14 269 8.9%
Professional and related 58 12.4% 97 16.2% -39 376 12.5%
Service occupations :
Protective service 8 1.7% 5 0.8% 3 125 4.1%
Other service 89 19.0% 84 14.0% 5 484 16.0%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 54 11.5% 109 18.2% -55 300 9.9%
Office and administrative support 50 10.7% 112 18.7% -62 350 11.6%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 12 2.6% 10 1.7% 2 89 2.9%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 28 6.0% 34 5.7% -6 151 5.0%
Installation maintenance and repair 20 4.3% 2 0.3% 18 140 4.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Quitman MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 92 19.6% 67 11.2% 25 467 15.5%
Transportation and material moving 27 5.8% 34 5.7% -7 267 8.8%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 27 5.8% 20 3.3% 7 272 9.0%
Mining 2 0.4% 0 0.0% 2 15 0.5%
Construction 30 6.4% 36 6.0% -6 179 5.9%
Manufacturing 90 19.2% 51 8.5% 39 559 18.5%
Wholesale trade 15 3.2% 4 0.7% 11 79 2.6%
Retail trade 47 10.0% 93 15.5% -46 271 9.0%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 9 1.9% 19 3.2% -10 127 4.2%
Information 4 0.9% 27 4.5% -23 14 0.5%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 13 2.8% 17 2.8% -4 95 3.1%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 23 4.9% 23 3.8% 0 81 2.7%
Educational, health, and social services 77 16.4% 117 19.5% -40 607 20.1%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 104 22.2% 129 21.5% -25 408 13.5%
Other services (except public administration) 18 3.8% 17 2.8% 1 120 4.0%
Public administration 10 2.1% 46 7.7% -36 191 6.3%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 406 40.6% 524 39.1% -118 2,616 40.7%
Widowed 30 3.0% 108 8.1% -78 772 12.0%
Divorced 104 10.4% 139 10.4% -35 547 8.5%
Separated 66 6.6% 72 5.4% -6 350 5.5%
Never married 394 39.4% 496 37.0% -102 2,137 33.3%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 398 33.9% 371 26.6% 27 2,541 31.8%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 776 66.1% 1,022 73.4% -246 5,438 68.2%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Quitman MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 1,243 99.4% 1,578 99.3% -335 8,043 99.9%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 9 0.1%
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 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 3 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 2 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 4 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 8 0.6% 11 0.7% -3 3 0.0%
1995-2000 7 0.6% 0 0.0% 7 0 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 6 0.4% -6 3 0.0%
1980-1989 1 0.1% 3 0.2% -2 0 0.0%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 2 0.1% -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 660 52.8% 720 45.3% -60 5,880 73.0%
Renter-occupied housing unit 530 42.4% 690 43.4% -160 2,120 26.3%
Group quarters 70 5.6% 180 11.3% -110 60 0.7%

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