Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Simpson MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 3,942   3,308   634 21,756  
Gender:              
Male 2,066 52.4% 1,724 52.1% 342 10,481 48.2%
Female 1,876 47.6% 1,584 47.9% 292 11,275 51.8%
Race:              
White alone 2,762 70.1% 2,137 64.6% 625 13,872 63.8%
Black or African American alone 998 25.3% 1,091 33.0% -93 7,690 35.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 6 0.2% 46 1.4% -40 19 0.1%
Asian alone 16 0.4% 7 0.2% 9 50 0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 104 2.6% 8 0.2% 96 43 0.2%
Two or more races 56 1.4% 19 0.6% 37 82 0.4%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 144 3.7% 22 0.7% 122 133 0.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 2,740 69.5% 2,137 64.6% 603 13,809 63.5%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 1,058 26.8% 1,149 34.7% -91 7,814 35.9%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 385 9.8% 410 12.4% -25 1,721 7.9%
10 to 14 years 431 10.9% 187 5.7% 244 1,873 8.6%
15 to 19 years 309 7.8% 259 7.8% 50 1,779 8.2%
20 to 24 years 363 9.2% 644 19.5% -281 1,568 7.2%
25 to 29 years 354 9.0% 402 12.2% -48 1,359 6.2%
30 to 34 years 347 8.8% 328 9.9% 19 1,286 5.9%
35 to 39 years 339 8.6% 232 7.0% 107 1,833 8.4%
40 to 44 years 356 9.0% 220 6.7% 136 1,838 8.4%
45 to 49 years 313 7.9% 110 3.3% 203 1,490 6.8%
50 to 54 years 198 5.0% 116 3.5% 82 1,434 6.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Simpson MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 147 3.7% 143 4.3% 4 1,182 5.4%
60 to 64 years 196 5.0% 104 3.1% 92 1,008 4.6%
65 to 69 years 107 2.7% 62 1.9% 45 919 4.2%
70 to 74 years 56 1.4% 32 1.0% 24 922 4.2%
75 to 79 years 10 0.3% 32 1.0% -22 666 3.1%
80 to 84 years 0 0.0% 3 0.1% -3 402 1.8%
85 years and over 31 0.8% 24 0.7% 7 476 2.2%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 213 8.7% 210 11.6% 3 1,807 12.2%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 384 15.6% 185 10.2% 199 2,983 20.1%
High school graduate or equivalency 880 35.9% 541 29.9% 339 5,221 35.2%
Some college, no degree 504 20.5% 428 23.7% 76 2,649 17.9%
Associate degree 148 6.0% 118 6.5% 30 603 4.1%
Bachelor's degree 239 9.7% 229 12.7% 10 1,071 7.2%
Graduate or professional degree 86 3.5% 97 5.4% -11 481 3.2%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 1,480 41.0% 1,270 43.2% 210 8,580 40.6%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 920 25.5% 550 18.7% 370 5,460 25.9%
Other family households with children under 18 630 17.5% 490 16.7% 140 3,300 15.6%
Other family households without children under 18 160 4.4% 120 4.1% 40 1,360 6.4%
Non-family households 420 11.6% 510 17.3% -90 2,410 11.4%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 1,440 39.9% 960 32.7% 480 7,700 36.5%
$25,000 to $49,999 1,420 39.3% 1,010 34.4% 410 7,390 35.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 480 13.3% 640 21.8% -160 3,820 18.1%
$75,000 to $99,999 70 1.9% 200 6.8% -130 1,430 6.8%
$100,000 to $199,999 180 5.0% 130 4.4% 50 660 3.1%
$200,000 or more 40 1.1% 20 0.7% 20 140 0.7%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Simpson 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 515 17.0% 377 14.1% 138 2,838 16.0%
less than $4,999 381 12.6% 428 16.0% -47 2,303 13.0%
$5,000 - $9,999 454 15.0% 433 16.2% 21 2,834 16.0%
$10,000 - $14,999 357 11.8% 329 12.3% 28 2,232 12.6%
$15,000 - $19,999 253 8.3% 265 9.9% -12 1,692 9.5%
$20,000 - $24,999 352 11.6% 206 7.7% 146 1,452 8.2%
$25,000 - $34,999 346 11.4% 247 9.2% 99 2,011 11.3%
$35,000 - $49,999 220 7.3% 228 8.5% -8 1,197 6.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 85 2.8% 142 5.3% -57 824 4.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 27 0.9% 10 0.4% 17 185 1.0%
$100,000 and over 40 1.3% 14 0.5% 26 168 0.9%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 1,710 56.4% 1,579 58.9% 131 8,899 50.2%
Unemployed 152 5.0% 176 6.6% -24 563 3.2%
Armed forces 9 0.3% 59 2.2% -50 56 0.3%
Not in labor force 1,159 38.3% 865 32.3% 294 8,218 46.3%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 132 7.7% 88 5.6% 44 1,000 11.2%
Professional and related 268 15.7% 267 16.9% 1 1,339 15.0%
Service occupations :
Protective service 5 0.3% 70 4.4% -65 185 2.1%
Other service 212 12.4% 258 16.3% -46 1,190 13.4%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 202 11.8% 187 11.8% 15 808 9.1%
Office and administrative support 300 17.5% 214 13.6% 86 1,211 13.6%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 40 2.3% 0 0.0% 40 133 1.5%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 157 9.2% 122 7.7% 35 890 10.0%
Installation maintenance and repair 144 8.4% 78 4.9% 66 408 4.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Simpson MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 167 9.8% 196 12.4% -29 900 10.1%
Transportation and material moving 83 4.9% 99 6.3% -16 835 9.4%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 92 5.4% 14 0.9% 78 258 2.9%
Mining 30 1.8% 8 0.5% 22 157 1.8%
Construction 138 8.1% 131 8.3% 7 920 10.3%
Manufacturing 237 13.9% 188 11.9% 49 1,212 13.6%
Wholesale trade 112 6.5% 33 2.1% 79 419 4.7%
Retail trade 198 11.6% 261 16.5% -63 1,120 12.6%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 89 5.2% 95 6.0% -6 514 5.8%
Information 60 3.5% 26 1.6% 34 116 1.3%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 117 6.8% 86 5.4% 31 353 4.0%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 55 3.2% 57 3.6% -2 370 4.2%
Educational, health, and social services 378 22.1% 379 24.0% -1 2,153 24.2%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 77 4.5% 98 6.2% -21 354 4.0%
Other services (except public administration) 78 4.6% 80 5.1% -2 460 5.2%
Public administration 49 2.9% 123 7.8% -74 493 5.5%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 1,830 58.5% 1,325 48.9% 505 10,214 56.2%
Widowed 81 2.6% 100 3.7% -19 1,728 9.5%
Divorced 392 12.5% 240 8.9% 152 1,587 8.7%
Separated 78 2.5% 118 4.4% -40 366 2.0%
Never married 745 23.8% 928 34.2% -183 4,267 23.5%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 914 24.6% 692 22.3% 222 4,359 20.5%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 2,796 75.4% 2,409 77.7% 387 16,949 79.5%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Simpson MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 3,805 96.5% 3,280 99.2% 525 21,635 99.4%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 14 0.4% 0 0.0% 14 53 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 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 7 0.0%
1970-1979 14 0.4% 0 0.0% 14 18 0.1%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 9 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 10 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 9 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 123 3.1% 28 0.8% 95 68 0.3%
1995-2000 103 2.6% 8 0.2% 95 8 0.0%
1990-1994 1 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 38 0.2%
1980-1989 19 0.5% 12 0.4% 7 12 0.1%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 8 0.2% -8 0 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 2 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 3 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 5 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 2,320 58.9% 1,620 49.0% 700 18,070 83.1%
Renter-occupied housing unit 1,300 33.0% 1,320 39.9% -20 3,050 14.0%
Group quarters 330 8.4% 370 11.2% -40 640 2.9%

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