Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Tippah MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 2,745   2,363   382 16,750  
Gender:              
Male 1,318 48.0% 1,154 48.8% 164 8,031 47.9%
Female 1,427 52.0% 1,209 51.2% 218 8,719 52.1%
Race:              
White alone 2,049 74.6% 1,958 82.9% 91 13,944 83.2%
Black or African American alone 346 12.6% 342 14.5% 4 2,656 15.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 37 1.3% 6 0.3% 31 26 0.2%
Asian alone 22 0.8% 35 1.5% -13 0 0.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 236 8.6% 0 0.0% 236 80 0.5%
Two or more races 55 2.0% 22 0.9% 33 44 0.3%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 352 12.8% 44 1.9% 308 126 0.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 1,973 71.9% 1,914 81.0% 59 13,902 83.0%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 420 15.3% 405 17.1% 15 2,722 16.3%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 234 8.5% 176 7.4% 58 1,097 6.5%
10 to 14 years 251 9.1% 226 9.6% 25 1,355 8.1%
15 to 19 years 254 9.3% 224 9.5% 30 1,296 7.7%
20 to 24 years 334 12.2% 424 17.9% -90 1,117 6.7%
25 to 29 years 290 10.6% 263 11.1% 27 1,092 6.5%
30 to 34 years 232 8.5% 271 11.5% -39 1,223 7.3%
35 to 39 years 292 10.6% 151 6.4% 141 1,290 7.7%
40 to 44 years 242 8.8% 154 6.5% 88 1,157 6.9%
45 to 49 years 71 2.6% 96 4.1% -25 1,349 8.1%
50 to 54 years 77 2.8% 96 4.1% -19 1,142 6.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Tippah MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 114 4.2% 55 2.3% 59 1,012 6.0%
60 to 64 years 87 3.2% 41 1.7% 46 876 5.2%
65 to 69 years 70 2.6% 44 1.9% 26 691 4.1%
70 to 74 years 7 0.3% 55 2.3% -48 728 4.3%
75 to 79 years 51 1.9% 10 0.4% 41 553 3.3%
80 to 84 years 62 2.3% 25 1.1% 37 484 2.9%
85 years and over 77 2.8% 52 2.2% 25 288 1.7%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 179 10.7% 96 7.3% 83 1,605 13.5%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 523 31.3% 256 19.5% 267 2,367 19.9%
High school graduate or equivalency 528 31.6% 443 33.7% 85 4,335 36.5%
Some college, no degree 258 15.4% 206 15.7% 52 1,951 16.4%
Associate degree 24 1.4% 73 5.6% -49 564 4.7%
Bachelor's degree 146 8.7% 138 10.5% 8 688 5.8%
Graduate or professional degree 14 0.8% 101 7.7% -87 375 3.2%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 1,150 47.1% 970 45.1% 180 6,460 38.7%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 380 15.6% 380 17.7% 0 5,290 31.7%
Other family households with children under 18 390 16.0% 300 14.0% 90 1,980 11.9%
Other family households without children under 18 100 4.1% 100 4.7% 0 920 5.5%
Non-family households 420 17.2% 400 18.6% 20 2,040 12.2%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 850 34.8% 810 37.7% 40 5,750 34.5%
$25,000 to $49,999 860 35.2% 690 32.1% 170 6,140 36.8%
$50,000 to $74,999 640 26.2% 320 14.9% 320 3,010 18.0%
$75,000 to $99,999 40 1.6% 220 10.2% -180 1,020 6.1%
$100,000 to $199,999 20 0.8% 110 5.1% -90 690 4.1%
$200,000 or more 30 1.2% 20 0.9% 10 90 0.5%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Tippah 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 498 22.6% 277 14.4% 221 1,690 12.1%
less than $4,999 304 13.8% 241 12.5% 63 1,655 11.8%
$5,000 - $9,999 259 11.8% 334 17.3% -75 2,264 16.1%
$10,000 - $14,999 220 10.0% 205 10.6% 15 1,656 11.8%
$15,000 - $19,999 251 11.4% 216 11.2% 35 1,578 11.3%
$20,000 - $24,999 172 7.8% 152 7.9% 20 1,510 10.8%
$25,000 - $34,999 241 10.9% 275 14.3% -34 1,906 13.6%
$35,000 - $49,999 157 7.1% 126 6.5% 31 1,132 8.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 67 3.0% 68 3.5% -1 428 3.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 23 1.0% 26 1.3% -3 78 0.6%
$100,000 and over 10 0.5% 6 0.3% 4 122 0.9%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 1,140 51.8% 1,154 59.9% -14 7,576 54.0%
Unemployed 124 5.6% 80 4.2% 44 362 2.6%
Armed forces 0 0.0% 15 0.8% -15 4 0.0%
Not in labor force 938 42.6% 677 35.2% 261 6,077 43.3%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 74 6.5% 112 9.7% -38 508 6.7%
Professional and related 149 13.1% 253 21.9% -104 1,059 14.0%
Service occupations :
Protective service 2 0.2% 7 0.6% -5 74 1.0%
Other service 82 7.2% 95 8.2% -13 762 10.1%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 101 8.9% 131 11.4% -30 576 7.6%
Office and administrative support 150 13.2% 136 11.8% 14 923 12.2%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 16 1.4% 29 2.5% -13 74 1.0%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 122 10.7% 49 4.2% 73 341 4.5%
Installation maintenance and repair 35 3.1% 33 2.9% 2 348 4.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Tippah MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 286 25.1% 197 17.1% 89 2,097 27.7%
Transportation and material moving 123 10.8% 112 9.7% 11 814 10.7%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 5 0.4% 42 3.6% -37 131 1.7%
Mining 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 23 0.3%
Construction 142 12.5% 58 5.0% 84 487 6.4%
Manufacturing 401 35.2% 267 23.1% 134 2,979 39.3%
Wholesale trade 43 3.8% 29 2.5% 14 183 2.4%
Retail trade 134 11.8% 157 13.6% -23 751 9.9%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 52 4.6% 85 7.4% -33 457 6.0%
Information 26 2.3% 0 0.0% 26 50 0.7%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2 0.2% 54 4.7% -52 234 3.1%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 26 2.3% 52 4.5% -26 235 3.1%
Educational, health, and social services 119 10.4% 277 24.0% -158 1,277 16.9%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 96 8.4% 55 4.8% 41 289 3.8%
Other services (except public administration) 71 6.2% 57 4.9% 14 314 4.1%
Public administration 23 2.0% 21 1.8% 2 166 2.2%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 1,157 51.2% 1,003 51.1% 154 8,629 60.4%
Widowed 128 5.7% 135 6.9% -7 1,413 9.9%
Divorced 286 12.7% 235 12.0% 51 1,257 8.8%
Separated 76 3.4% 71 3.6% 5 317 2.2%
Never married 613 27.1% 517 26.4% 96 2,682 18.8%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 490 20.3% 539 24.8% -49 2,658 16.0%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 1,922 79.7% 1,637 75.2% 285 14,002 84.0%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Tippah MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 2,443 89.0% 2,311 97.8% 132 16,663 99.5%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 34 1.2% 12 0.5% 22 37 0.2%
1995-2000 24 0.9% 0 0.0% 24 0 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1980-1989 10 0.4% 12 0.5% -2 20 0.1%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 6 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 11 0.1%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 268 9.8% 40 1.7% 228 50 0.3%
1995-2000 204 7.4% 0 0.0% 204 3 0.0%
1990-1994 43 1.6% 35 1.5% 8 40 0.2%
1980-1989 21 0.8% 5 0.2% 16 1 0.0%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 6 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 1,100 40.1% 1,190 50.4% -90 14,060 83.9%
Renter-occupied housing unit 1,340 48.8% 970 41.0% 370 2,630 15.7%
Group quarters 310 11.3% 210 8.9% 100 70 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