Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Sunflower MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 5,491   5,356   135 26,488  
Gender:              
Male 3,921 71.4% 3,202 59.8% 719 13,295 50.2%
Female 1,570 28.6% 2,154 40.2% -584 13,193 49.8%
Race:              
White alone 1,924 35.0% 2,040 38.1% -116 7,370 27.8%
Black or African American alone 3,378 61.5% 3,196 59.7% 182 18,885 71.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 35 0.6% 17 0.3% 18 37 0.1%
Asian alone 31 0.6% 7 0.1% 24 30 0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 68 1.2% 38 0.7% 30 65 0.2%
Two or more races 55 1.0% 58 1.1% -3 101 0.4%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 130 2.4% 103 1.9% 27 213 0.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 1,893 34.5% 1,997 37.3% -104 7,340 27.7%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 3,468 63.2% 3,256 60.8% 212 18,935 71.5%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 200 3.6% 345 6.4% -145 2,508 9.5%
10 to 14 years 233 4.2% 422 7.9% -189 2,389 9.0%
15 to 19 years 620 11.3% 375 7.0% 245 2,821 10.7%
20 to 24 years 1,131 20.6% 780 14.6% 351 2,101 7.9%
25 to 29 years 695 12.7% 810 15.1% -115 2,012 7.6%
30 to 34 years 553 10.1% 548 10.2% 5 1,986 7.5%
35 to 39 years 568 10.3% 540 10.1% 28 2,035 7.7%
40 to 44 years 539 9.8% 384 7.2% 155 2,165 8.2%
45 to 49 years 290 5.3% 294 5.5% -4 2,055 7.8%
50 to 54 years 191 3.5% 186 3.5% 5 1,364 5.1%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Sunflower MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 156 2.8% 204 3.8% -48 1,134 4.3%
60 to 64 years 50 0.9% 53 1.0% -3 838 3.2%
65 to 69 years 39 0.7% 124 2.3% -85 810 3.1%
70 to 74 years 72 1.3% 43 0.8% 29 798 3.0%
75 to 79 years 31 0.6% 78 1.5% -47 599 2.3%
80 to 84 years 21 0.4% 51 1.0% -30 483 1.8%
85 years and over 102 1.9% 119 2.2% -17 390 1.5%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 467 14.1% 313 9.1% 154 2,931 17.6%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 1,092 33.0% 831 24.2% 261 3,634 21.8%
High school graduate or equivalency 684 20.7% 937 27.3% -253 4,430 26.6%
Some college, no degree 527 15.9% 683 19.9% -156 2,838 17.0%
Associate degree 164 5.0% 135 3.9% 29 807 4.8%
Bachelor's degree 253 7.7% 395 11.5% -142 1,467 8.8%
Graduate or professional degree 120 3.6% 140 4.1% -20 562 3.4%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 930 36.5% 1,310 30.9% -380 7,640 31.7%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 430 16.9% 640 15.1% -210 3,970 16.5%
Other family households with children under 18 660 25.9% 1,280 30.2% -620 8,600 35.7%
Other family households without children under 18 150 5.9% 220 5.2% -70 1,540 6.4%
Non-family households 380 14.9% 790 18.6% -410 2,320 9.6%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 920 36.1% 1,370 32.3% -450 10,800 44.9%
$25,000 to $49,999 720 28.2% 1,530 36.1% -810 7,330 30.5%
$50,000 to $74,999 610 23.9% 750 17.7% -140 3,360 14.0%
$75,000 to $99,999 160 6.3% 280 6.6% -120 1,480 6.1%
$100,000 to $199,999 90 3.5% 260 6.1% -170 800 3.3%
$200,000 or more 40 1.6% 80 1.9% -40 300 1.2%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Sunflower 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 2,120 42.3% 1,262 27.9% 858 5,055 24.0%
less than $4,999 616 12.3% 503 11.1% 113 2,714 12.9%
$5,000 - $9,999 487 9.7% 699 15.4% -212 3,574 17.0%
$10,000 - $14,999 353 7.1% 410 9.1% -57 2,250 10.7%
$15,000 - $19,999 352 7.0% 260 5.7% 92 1,877 8.9%
$20,000 - $24,999 264 5.3% 381 8.4% -117 1,657 7.9%
$25,000 - $34,999 241 4.8% 512 11.3% -271 1,817 8.6%
$35,000 - $49,999 233 4.7% 284 6.3% -51 1,206 5.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 261 5.2% 90 2.0% 171 491 2.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 40 0.8% 53 1.2% -13 173 0.8%
$100,000 and over 40 0.8% 73 1.6% -33 220 1.0%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 1,240 24.8% 2,090 46.2% -850 9,129 43.4%
Unemployed 371 7.4% 238 5.3% 133 1,159 5.5%
Armed forces 0 0.0% 34 0.8% -34 26 0.1%
Not in labor force 3,396 67.8% 2,165 47.8% 1,231 10,720 51.0%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 159 12.8% 173 8.3% -14 890 9.7%
Professional and related 249 20.1% 324 15.5% -75 1,347 14.8%
Service occupations :
Protective service 62 5.0% 72 3.4% -10 498 5.5%
Other service 89 7.2% 264 12.6% -175 1,103 12.1%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 139 11.2% 303 14.5% -164 787 8.6%
Office and administrative support 183 14.8% 320 15.3% -137 1,134 12.4%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 12 1.0% 40 1.9% -28 252 2.8%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 51 4.1% 104 5.0% -53 335 3.7%
Installation maintenance and repair 57 4.6% 87 4.2% -30 415 4.5%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Sunflower MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 94 7.6% 264 12.6% -170 1,508 16.5%
Transportation and material moving 145 11.7% 139 6.7% 6 860 9.4%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 118 9.5% 75 3.6% 43 780 8.5%
Mining 5 0.4% 26 1.2% -21 0 0.0%
Construction 61 4.9% 109 5.2% -48 427 4.7%
Manufacturing 192 15.5% 334 16.0% -142 1,919 21.0%
Wholesale trade 71 5.7% 93 4.4% -22 474 5.2%
Retail trade 124 10.0% 284 13.6% -160 924 10.1%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 36 2.9% 97 4.6% -61 306 3.4%
Information 13 1.0% 26 1.2% -13 96 1.1%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 44 3.5% 62 3.0% -18 356 3.9%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 54 4.4% 201 9.6% -147 262 2.9%
Educational, health, and social services 319 25.7% 411 19.7% -92 1,926 21.1%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 71 5.7% 184 8.8% -113 430 4.7%
Other services (except public administration) 48 3.9% 45 2.2% 3 371 4.1%
Public administration 84 6.8% 143 6.8% -59 858 9.4%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 1,600 31.6% 1,599 34.8% 1 8,445 39.1%
Widowed 119 2.4% 299 6.5% -180 1,948 9.0%
Divorced 559 11.1% 487 10.6% 72 1,581 7.3%
Separated 233 4.6% 222 4.8% 11 1,005 4.7%
Never married 2,547 50.4% 1,982 43.2% 565 8,612 39.9%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 593 23.1% 1,119 25.6% -526 7,105 29.6%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 1,974 76.9% 3,260 74.4% -1,286 16,905 70.4%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Sunflower MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 5,372 97.8% 5,304 99.0% 68 26,403 99.7%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 35 0.6% 12 0.2% 23 41 0.2%
1995-2000 0 0.0% 1 0.0% -1 15 0.1%
1990-1994 9 0.2% 0 0.0% 9 0 0.0%
1980-1989 24 0.4% 11 0.2% 13 15 0.1%
1970-1979 2 0.0% 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 5 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 6 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 84 1.5% 40 0.7% 44 44 0.2%
1995-2000 61 1.1% 0 0.0% 61 12 0.0%
1990-1994 7 0.1% 7 0.1% 0 27 0.1%
1980-1989 12 0.2% 18 0.3% -6 5 0.0%
1970-1979 4 0.1% 0 0.0% 4 0 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 7 0.1% -7 0 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 8 0.1% -8 0 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 1,320 24.0% 1,710 31.9% -390 15,400 58.1%
Renter-occupied housing unit 1,230 22.4% 2,540 47.4% -1,310 8,680 32.8%
Group quarters 2,950 53.7% 1,110 20.7% 1,840 2,420 9.1%

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