Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Tunica MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 1,680   1,533   147 6,771  
Gender:              
Male 872 51.9% 735 47.9% 137 3,121 46.1%
Female 808 48.1% 798 52.1% 10 3,650 53.9%
Race:              
White alone 932 55.5% 696 45.4% 236 1,440 21.3%
Black or African American alone 653 38.9% 796 51.9% -143 5,247 77.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 12 0.7% 0 0.0% 12 2 0.0%
Asian alone 19 1.1% 25 1.6% -6 6 0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 55 3.3% 4 0.3% 51 34 0.5%
Two or more races 9 0.5% 12 0.8% -3 42 0.6%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 77 4.6% 27 1.8% 50 108 1.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 926 55.1% 685 44.7% 241 1,440 21.3%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 677 40.3% 821 53.6% -144 5,223 77.1%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 97 5.8% 113 7.4% -16 643 9.5%
10 to 14 years 140 8.3% 178 11.6% -38 750 11.1%
15 to 19 years 153 9.1% 82 5.3% 71 623 9.2%
20 to 24 years 170 10.1% 195 12.7% -25 612 9.0%
25 to 29 years 129 7.7% 153 10.0% -24 450 6.6%
30 to 34 years 135 8.0% 204 13.3% -69 435 6.4%
35 to 39 years 159 9.5% 176 11.5% -17 476 7.0%
40 to 44 years 196 11.7% 103 6.7% 93 597 8.8%
45 to 49 years 163 9.7% 81 5.3% 82 409 6.0%
50 to 54 years 111 6.6% 65 4.2% 46 358 5.3%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Tunica MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 71 4.2% 77 5.0% -6 338 5.0%
60 to 64 years 66 3.9% 31 2.0% 35 263 3.9%
65 to 69 years 26 1.5% 23 1.5% 3 214 3.2%
70 to 74 years 37 2.2% 17 1.1% 20 223 3.3%
75 to 79 years 14 0.8% 0 0.0% 14 196 2.9%
80 to 84 years 5 0.3% 7 0.5% -2 101 1.5%
85 years and over 8 0.5% 28 1.8% -20 83 1.2%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 88 7.9% 91 9.4% -3 790 19.1%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 175 15.6% 308 31.9% -133 1,024 24.7%
High school graduate or equivalency 380 33.9% 256 26.5% 124 1,208 29.2%
Some college, no degree 288 25.7% 177 18.3% 111 680 16.4%
Associate degree 61 5.4% 39 4.0% 22 90 2.2%
Bachelor's degree 98 8.8% 59 6.1% 39 250 6.0%
Graduate or professional degree 30 2.7% 35 3.6% -5 101 2.4%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 420 25.8% 540 39.7% -120 2,040 30.3%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 270 16.6% 210 15.4% 60 860 12.8%
Other family households with children under 18 420 25.8% 300 22.1% 120 2,340 34.8%
Other family households without children under 18 100 6.1% 140 10.3% -40 640 9.5%
Non-family households 420 25.8% 170 12.5% 250 850 12.6%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 570 35.0% 450 33.1% 120 3,320 49.3%
$25,000 to $49,999 540 33.1% 580 42.6% -40 1,830 27.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 350 21.5% 260 19.1% 90 1,110 16.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 120 7.4% 60 4.4% 60 250 3.7%
$100,000 to $199,999 30 1.8% 10 0.7% 20 150 2.2%
$200,000 or more 10 0.6% 10 0.7% 0 60 0.9%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Tunica 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 182 13.0% 210 17.0% -28 986 18.8%
less than $4,999 192 13.7% 126 10.2% 66 737 14.1%
$5,000 - $9,999 148 10.6% 182 14.7% -34 897 17.1%
$10,000 - $14,999 192 13.7% 138 11.2% 54 696 13.3%
$15,000 - $19,999 150 10.7% 130 10.5% 20 594 11.3%
$20,000 - $24,999 134 9.6% 165 13.4% -31 386 7.4%
$25,000 - $34,999 200 14.3% 167 13.5% 33 420 8.0%
$35,000 - $49,999 106 7.6% 83 6.7% 23 210 4.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 65 4.6% 29 2.3% 36 182 3.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 25 1.8% 0 0.0% 25 56 1.1%
$100,000 and over 8 0.6% 5 0.4% 3 70 1.3%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 903 64.4% 722 58.5% 181 2,724 52.0%
Unemployed 77 5.5% 74 6.0% 3 294 5.6%
Armed forces 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 6 0.1%
Not in labor force 422 30.1% 439 35.5% -17 2,210 42.2%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 93 10.3% 27 3.7% 66 275 10.1%
Professional and related 92 10.2% 106 14.7% -14 218 8.0%
Service occupations :
Protective service 46 5.1% 33 4.6% 13 119 4.4%
Other service 280 31.0% 192 26.6% 88 674 24.7%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 40 4.4% 58 8.0% -18 270 9.9%
Office and administrative support 124 13.7% 70 9.7% 54 366 13.4%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 13 1.4% 10 1.4% 3 142 5.2%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 108 12.0% 36 5.0% 72 117 4.3%
Installation maintenance and repair 54 6.0% 14 1.9% 40 100 3.7%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Tunica MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 21 2.3% 55 7.6% -34 260 9.5%
Transportation and material moving 32 3.5% 121 16.8% -89 183 6.7%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 30 3.3% 14 1.9% 16 336 12.3%
Mining 3 0.3% 4 0.6% -1 19 0.7%
Construction 127 14.1% 53 7.3% 74 100 3.7%
Manufacturing 34 3.8% 74 10.2% -40 303 11.1%
Wholesale trade 4 0.4% 44 6.1% -40 43 1.6%
Retail trade 45 5.0% 84 11.6% -39 186 6.8%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 31 3.4% 48 6.6% -17 76 2.8%
Information 7 0.8% 15 2.1% -8 14 0.5%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 19 2.1% 16 2.2% 3 74 2.7%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 12 1.3% 36 5.0% -24 94 3.5%
Educational, health, and social services 89 9.9% 66 9.1% 23 318 11.7%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 464 51.4% 200 27.7% 264 858 31.5%
Other services (except public administration) 14 1.6% 21 2.9% -7 128 4.7%
Public administration 24 2.7% 47 6.5% -23 175 6.4%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 591 41.0% 547 44.0% 44 1,934 36.0%
Widowed 71 4.9% 60 4.8% 11 584 10.9%
Divorced 220 15.2% 74 6.0% 146 417 7.8%
Separated 54 3.7% 66 5.3% -12 319 5.9%
Never married 507 35.1% 495 39.9% 12 2,124 39.5%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 382 23.9% 278 20.4% 104 2,282 34.1%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 1,219 76.1% 1,083 79.6% 136 4,401 65.9%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Tunica MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 1,611 95.9% 1,502 98.0% 109 6,760 99.8%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 9 0.5% 0 0.0% 9 0 0.0%
1995-2000 2 0.1% 0 0.0% 2 0 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 7 0.4% 0 0.0% 7 0 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 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%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 60 3.6% 31 2.0% 29 11 0.2%
1995-2000 34 2.0% 13 0.8% 21 6 0.1%
1990-1994 18 1.1% 0 0.0% 18 5 0.1%
1980-1989 6 0.4% 12 0.8% -6 0 0.0%
1970-1979 2 0.1% 0 0.0% 2 0 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 6 0.4% -6 0 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 500 29.8% 540 35.2% -40 4,030 59.5%
Renter-occupied housing unit 1,120 66.7% 820 53.5% 300 2,690 39.7%
Group quarters 60 3.6% 170 11.1% -110 50 0.7%

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