Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Sharkey MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 735   1,555   -820 5,297  
Gender:              
Male 349 47.5% 756 48.6% -407 2,500 47.2%
Female 386 52.5% 799 51.4% -413 2,797 52.8%
Race:              
White alone 356 48.4% 657 42.3% -301 1,463 27.6%
Black or African American alone 362 49.3% 858 55.2% -496 3,794 71.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Asian alone 10 1.4% 36 2.3% -26 13 0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 4 0.5% 0 0.0% 4 6 0.1%
Two or more races 3 0.4% 4 0.3% -1 21 0.4%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 15 2.0% 30 1.9% -15 33 0.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 348 47.3% 649 41.7% -301 1,456 27.5%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 372 50.6% 876 56.3% -504 3,808 71.9%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 110 15.0% 124 8.0% -14 501 9.5%
10 to 14 years 53 7.2% 81 5.2% -28 539 10.2%
15 to 19 years 71 9.7% 328 21.1% -257 562 10.6%
20 to 24 years 82 11.2% 377 24.2% -295 410 7.7%
25 to 29 years 92 12.5% 165 10.6% -73 276 5.2%
30 to 34 years 59 8.0% 86 5.5% -27 299 5.6%
35 to 39 years 44 6.0% 83 5.3% -39 407 7.7%
40 to 44 years 49 6.7% 77 5.0% -28 431 8.1%
45 to 49 years 35 4.8% 72 4.6% -37 419 7.9%
50 to 54 years 41 5.6% 61 3.9% -20 318 6.0%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Sharkey MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 35 4.8% 12 0.8% 23 229 4.3%
60 to 64 years 26 3.5% 24 1.5% 2 212 4.0%
65 to 69 years 7 1.0% 16 1.0% -9 142 2.7%
70 to 74 years 17 2.3% 16 1.0% 1 196 3.7%
75 to 79 years 7 1.0% 0 0.0% 7 122 2.3%
80 to 84 years 0 0.0% 16 1.0% -16 113 2.1%
85 years and over 7 1.0% 17 1.1% -10 121 2.3%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 90 21.5% 102 15.8% -12 533 16.2%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 81 19.3% 111 17.2% -30 757 23.0%
High school graduate or equivalency 111 26.5% 184 28.5% -73 954 29.0%
Some college, no degree 62 14.8% 153 23.7% -91 502 15.3%
Associate degree 17 4.1% 30 4.7% -13 130 4.0%
Bachelor's degree 39 9.3% 44 6.8% -5 304 9.3%
Graduate or professional degree 19 4.5% 21 3.3% -2 105 3.2%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 260 37.1% 460 43.0% -200 1,580 30.3%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 100 14.3% 140 13.1% -40 880 16.9%
Other family households with children under 18 230 32.9% 240 22.4% -10 1,750 33.6%
Other family households without children under 18 30 4.3% 60 5.6% -30 450 8.6%
Non-family households 80 11.4% 170 15.9% -90 550 10.6%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 440 62.9% 310 29.0% 130 2,490 47.8%
$25,000 to $49,999 190 27.1% 430 40.2% -240 1,440 27.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 70 10.0% 220 20.6% -150 830 15.9%
$75,000 to $99,999 10 1.4% 100 9.3% -90 290 5.6%
$100,000 to $199,999 0 0.0% 10 0.9% -10 140 2.7%
$200,000 or more 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 40 0.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Sharkey 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 90 16.4% 227 17.0% -137 749 18.1%
less than $4,999 116 21.1% 352 26.4% -236 601 14.5%
$5,000 - $9,999 121 22.0% 158 11.9% -37 872 21.0%
$10,000 - $14,999 68 12.4% 145 10.9% -77 482 11.6%
$15,000 - $19,999 46 8.4% 74 5.6% -28 369 8.9%
$20,000 - $24,999 28 5.1% 88 6.6% -60 254 6.1%
$25,000 - $34,999 54 9.8% 155 11.6% -101 354 8.5%
$35,000 - $49,999 19 3.5% 103 7.7% -84 265 6.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 5 0.9% 28 2.1% -23 127 3.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 0 0.0% 3 0.2% -3 33 0.8%
$100,000 and over 2 0.4% 0 0.0% 2 41 1.0%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 248 45.2% 492 36.9% -244 1,950 47.0%
Unemployed 50 9.1% 342 25.7% -292 324 7.8%
Armed forces 0 0.0% 25 1.9% -25 0 0.0%
Not in labor force 251 45.7% 474 35.6% -223 1,873 45.2%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 25 10.1% 59 12.0% -34 210 10.8%
Professional and related 45 18.1% 97 19.7% -52 323 16.6%
Service occupations :
Protective service 2 0.8% 6 1.2% -4 47 2.4%
Other service 63 25.4% 44 8.9% 19 272 13.9%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 16 6.5% 18 3.7% -2 195 10.0%
Office and administrative support 17 6.9% 130 26.4% -113 209 10.7%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 22 8.9% 26 5.3% -4 126 6.5%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 17 6.9% 36 7.3% -19 82 4.2%
Installation maintenance and repair 20 8.1% 10 2.0% 10 86 4.4%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Sharkey MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 5 2.0% 25 5.1% -20 175 9.0%
Transportation and material moving 16 6.5% 41 8.3% -25 225 11.5%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 36 14.5% 53 10.8% -17 297 15.2%
Mining 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 2 0.1%
Construction 24 9.7% 28 5.7% -4 89 4.6%
Manufacturing 14 5.6% 24 4.9% -10 264 13.5%
Wholesale trade 10 4.0% 55 11.2% -45 84 4.3%
Retail trade 21 8.5% 59 12.0% -38 183 9.4%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 4 1.6% 43 8.7% -39 149 7.6%
Information 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 15 0.8%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1 0.4% 9 1.8% -8 46 2.4%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 9 3.6% 23 4.7% -14 44 2.3%
Educational, health, and social services 63 25.4% 104 21.1% -41 488 25.0%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 21 8.5% 43 8.7% -22 118 6.1%
Other services (except public administration) 34 13.7% 6 1.2% 28 70 3.6%
Public administration 11 4.4% 45 9.1% -34 101 5.2%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 238 41.6% 850 63.0% -612 1,647 38.7%
Widowed 41 7.2% 42 3.1% -1 493 11.6%
Divorced 49 8.6% 56 4.1% -7 226 5.3%
Separated 46 8.0% 38 2.8% 8 185 4.3%
Never married 198 34.6% 364 27.0% -166 1,706 40.1%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 332 45.5% 200 18.3% 132 1,888 36.1%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 398 54.5% 894 81.7% -496 3,346 63.9%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Sharkey MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 727 98.9% 1,546 99.4% -819 5,280 99.7%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 2 0.3% 0 0.0% 2 9 0.2%
1995-2000 2 0.3% 0 0.0% 2 2 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 2 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 3 0.1%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 2 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 6 0.8% 9 0.6% -3 8 0.2%
1995-2000 2 0.3% 0 0.0% 2 0 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 6 0.4% -6 0 0.0%
1980-1989 4 0.5% 3 0.2% 1 3 0.1%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 4 0.1%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 1 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 280 38.1% 420 27.0% -140 3,570 67.4%
Renter-occupied housing unit 430 58.5% 650 41.8% -220 1,640 31.0%
Group quarters 20 2.7% 490 31.5% -470 80 1.5%

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