Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Tallahatchie MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 1,617   1,822   -205 12,276  
Gender:              
Male 817 50.5% 890 48.8% -73 5,644 46.0%
Female 800 49.5% 932 51.2% -132 6,632 54.0%
Race:              
White alone 1,096 67.8% 821 45.1% 275 4,540 37.0%
Black or African American alone 496 30.7% 972 53.3% -476 7,640 62.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 0 0.0% 7 0.4% -7 10 0.1%
Asian alone 5 0.3% 0 0.0% 5 47 0.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 0 0.0% 8 0.4% -8 0 0.0%
Two or more races 20 1.2% 14 0.8% 6 39 0.3%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 23 1.4% 17 0.9% 6 100 0.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 1,074 66.4% 816 44.8% 258 4,525 36.9%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 520 32.2% 989 54.3% -469 7,651 62.3%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 137 8.5% 257 14.1% -120 1,227 10.0%
10 to 14 years 144 8.9% 147 8.1% -3 1,162 9.5%
15 to 19 years 130 8.0% 118 6.5% 12 1,113 9.1%
20 to 24 years 143 8.8% 358 19.6% -215 858 7.0%
25 to 29 years 178 11.0% 271 14.9% -93 732 6.0%
30 to 34 years 150 9.3% 147 8.1% 3 726 5.9%
35 to 39 years 167 10.3% 112 6.1% 55 892 7.3%
40 to 44 years 89 5.5% 74 4.1% 15 980 8.0%
45 to 49 years 132 8.2% 116 6.4% 16 782 6.4%
50 to 54 years 121 7.5% 55 3.0% 66 739 6.0%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Tallahatchie MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 57 3.5% 33 1.8% 24 572 4.7%
60 to 64 years 71 4.4% 36 2.0% 35 612 5.0%
65 to 69 years 34 2.1% 51 2.8% -17 456 3.7%
70 to 74 years 17 1.1% 0 0.0% 17 482 3.9%
75 to 79 years 27 1.7% 29 1.6% -2 409 3.3%
80 to 84 years 7 0.4% 11 0.6% -4 249 2.0%
85 years and over 13 0.8% 7 0.4% 6 285 2.3%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 110 10.3% 83 8.8% 27 1,778 22.5%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 186 17.5% 142 15.1% 44 2,022 25.5%
High school graduate or equivalency 250 23.5% 295 31.3% -45 1,925 24.3%
Some college, no degree 248 23.3% 221 23.5% 27 1,139 14.4%
Associate degree 62 5.8% 40 4.2% 22 279 3.5%
Bachelor's degree 108 10.2% 103 10.9% 5 492 6.2%
Graduate or professional degree 99 9.3% 58 6.2% 41 281 3.5%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 540 34.6% 500 29.4% 40 3,610 29.5%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 360 23.1% 200 11.8% 160 2,610 21.3%
Other family households with children under 18 350 22.4% 670 39.4% -320 3,720 30.4%
Other family households without children under 18 90 5.8% 50 2.9% 40 940 7.7%
Non-family households 220 14.1% 280 16.5% -60 1,360 11.1%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 590 37.8% 830 48.8% -240 5,860 47.9%
$25,000 to $49,999 520 33.3% 420 24.7% 100 3,940 32.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 320 20.5% 340 20.0% -20 1,530 12.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 80 5.1% 60 3.5% 20 490 4.0%
$100,000 to $199,999 50 3.2% 70 4.1% -20 350 2.9%
$200,000 or more 10 0.6% 0 0.0% 10 50 0.4%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Tallahatchie 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 227 17.4% 146 10.4% 81 1,611 16.7%
less than $4,999 116 8.9% 216 15.4% -100 1,440 14.9%
$5,000 - $9,999 180 13.8% 262 18.7% -82 2,155 22.3%
$10,000 - $14,999 179 13.8% 154 11.0% 25 1,287 13.3%
$15,000 - $19,999 150 11.5% 200 14.3% -50 763 7.9%
$20,000 - $24,999 148 11.4% 86 6.1% 62 780 8.1%
$25,000 - $34,999 152 11.7% 155 11.1% -3 831 8.6%
$35,000 - $49,999 88 6.8% 104 7.4% -16 458 4.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 43 3.3% 46 3.3% -3 212 2.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 12 0.9% 14 1.0% -2 55 0.6%
$100,000 and over 6 0.5% 17 1.2% -11 62 0.6%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 759 58.3% 870 62.1% -111 4,320 44.7%
Unemployed 50 3.8% 71 5.1% -21 489 5.1%
Armed forces 0 0.0% 21 1.5% -21 0 0.0%
Not in labor force 492 37.8% 438 31.3% 54 4,845 50.2%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 65 8.6% 103 11.8% -38 378 8.8%
Professional and related 202 26.6% 123 14.1% 79 621 14.4%
Service occupations :
Protective service 26 3.4% 13 1.5% 13 192 4.4%
Other service 52 6.9% 101 11.6% -49 550 12.7%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 60 7.9% 129 14.8% -69 372 8.6%
Office and administrative support 82 10.8% 143 16.4% -61 357 8.3%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 20 2.6% 0 0.0% 20 211 4.9%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 53 7.0% 24 2.8% 29 205 4.7%
Installation maintenance and repair 39 5.1% 26 3.0% 13 190 4.4%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Tallahatchie MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 105 13.8% 141 16.2% -36 856 19.8%
Transportation and material moving 55 7.2% 67 7.7% -12 388 9.0%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 44 5.8% 46 5.3% -2 399 9.2%
Mining 8 1.1% 7 0.8% 1 14 0.3%
Construction 53 7.0% 46 5.3% 7 252 5.8%
Manufacturing 123 16.2% 179 20.6% -56 1,060 24.5%
Wholesale trade 42 5.5% 47 5.4% -5 168 3.9%
Retail trade 54 7.1% 93 10.7% -39 407 9.4%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 34 4.5% 63 7.2% -29 165 3.8%
Information 9 1.2% 9 1.0% 0 42 1.0%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 15 2.0% 13 1.5% 2 88 2.0%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 33 4.3% 37 4.3% -4 90 2.1%
Educational, health, and social services 212 27.9% 149 17.1% 63 845 19.6%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 45 5.9% 127 14.6% -82 211 4.9%
Other services (except public administration) 38 5.0% 21 2.4% 17 216 5.0%
Public administration 49 6.5% 33 3.8% 16 363 8.4%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 683 51.1% 519 36.6% 164 4,319 43.7%
Widowed 55 4.1% 67 4.7% -12 1,101 11.1%
Divorced 179 13.4% 175 12.3% 4 590 6.0%
Separated 51 3.8% 58 4.1% -7 533 5.4%
Never married 368 27.5% 599 42.2% -231 3,344 33.8%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 306 19.7% 537 31.1% -231 4,001 32.7%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 1,245 80.3% 1,187 68.9% 58 8,218 67.3%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Tallahatchie MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 1,585 98.0% 1,811 99.4% -226 12,230 99.6%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 3 0.2% 0 0.0% 3 26 0.2%
1995-2000 1 0.1% 0 0.0% 1 0 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1980-1989 2 0.1% 0 0.0% 2 0 0.0%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 22 0.2%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 4 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 29 1.8% 11 0.6% 18 20 0.2%
1995-2000 23 1.4% 0 0.0% 23 0 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 6 0.3% -6 0 0.0%
1980-1989 6 0.4% 5 0.3% 1 15 0.1%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 5 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 1,040 64.3% 730 40.1% 310 9,950 81.1%
Renter-occupied housing unit 530 32.8% 990 54.3% -460 2,280 18.6%
Group quarters 50 3.1% 110 6.0% -60 50 0.4%

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