Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Union MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 4,028   2,816   1,212 19,485  
Gender:              
Male 2,051 50.9% 1,413 50.2% 638 9,319 47.8%
Female 1,977 49.1% 1,403 49.8% 574 10,166 52.2%
Race:              
White alone 3,183 79.0% 2,163 76.8% 1,020 16,537 84.9%
Black or African American alone 415 10.3% 588 20.9% -173 2,812 14.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 0 0.0% 15 0.5% -15 18 0.1%
Asian alone 75 1.9% 4 0.1% 71 55 0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 195 4.8% 7 0.2% 188 11 0.1%
Two or more races 160 4.0% 39 1.4% 121 52 0.3%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 359 8.9% 32 1.1% 327 89 0.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 3,159 78.4% 2,152 76.4% 1,007 16,459 84.5%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 510 12.7% 632 22.4% -122 2,937 15.1%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 541 13.4% 256 9.1% 285 1,236 6.3%
10 to 14 years 342 8.5% 133 4.7% 209 1,529 7.8%
15 to 19 years 234 5.8% 243 8.6% -9 1,470 7.5%
20 to 24 years 448 11.1% 628 22.3% -180 1,214 6.2%
25 to 29 years 598 14.8% 436 15.5% 162 1,165 6.0%
30 to 34 years 462 11.5% 257 9.1% 205 1,235 6.3%
35 to 39 years 407 10.1% 291 10.3% 116 1,433 7.4%
40 to 44 years 290 7.2% 187 6.6% 103 1,612 8.3%
45 to 49 years 156 3.9% 104 3.7% 52 1,514 7.8%
50 to 54 years 131 3.3% 51 1.8% 80 1,503 7.7%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Union MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 97 2.4% 56 2.0% 41 1,056 5.4%
60 to 64 years 65 1.6% 35 1.2% 30 1,135 5.8%
65 to 69 years 69 1.7% 13 0.5% 56 951 4.9%
70 to 74 years 72 1.8% 22 0.8% 50 835 4.3%
75 to 79 years 33 0.8% 23 0.8% 10 566 2.9%
80 to 84 years 29 0.7% 43 1.5% -14 546 2.8%
85 years and over 54 1.3% 38 1.3% 16 485 2.5%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 147 6.0% 142 9.1% 5 1,793 12.8%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 490 19.9% 319 20.5% 171 2,775 19.8%
High school graduate or equivalency 741 30.1% 414 26.6% 327 4,820 34.3%
Some college, no degree 472 19.2% 285 18.3% 187 2,373 16.9%
Associate degree 109 4.4% 99 6.4% 10 601 4.3%
Bachelor's degree 332 13.5% 198 12.7% 134 1,087 7.7%
Graduate or professional degree 172 7.0% 99 6.4% 73 587 4.2%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 2,100 53.6% 1,010 39.9% 1,090 7,520 38.9%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 720 18.4% 410 16.2% 310 6,510 33.7%
Other family households with children under 18 540 13.8% 440 17.4% 100 2,270 11.7%
Other family households without children under 18 100 2.6% 90 3.6% 10 780 4.0%
Non-family households 460 11.7% 580 22.9% -120 2,260 11.7%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 1,120 28.6% 790 31.2% 330 5,790 29.9%
$25,000 to $49,999 1,300 33.2% 900 35.6% 400 6,750 34.9%
$50,000 to $74,999 1,050 26.8% 470 18.6% 580 4,590 23.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 280 7.1% 250 9.9% 30 1,460 7.5%
$100,000 to $199,999 150 3.8% 90 3.6% 60 490 2.5%
$200,000 or more 30 0.8% 40 1.6% -10 290 1.5%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Union 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 395 12.7% 350 14.7% 45 1,782 10.8%
less than $4,999 360 11.6% 307 12.9% 53 1,777 10.8%
$5,000 - $9,999 360 11.6% 322 13.5% 38 2,863 17.4%
$10,000 - $14,999 309 9.9% 291 12.2% 18 1,745 10.6%
$15,000 - $19,999 363 11.7% 281 11.8% 82 1,688 10.3%
$20,000 - $24,999 388 12.5% 207 8.7% 181 1,814 11.0%
$25,000 - $34,999 437 14.0% 366 15.4% 71 2,352 14.3%
$35,000 - $49,999 323 10.4% 161 6.8% 162 1,509 9.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 119 3.8% 63 2.6% 56 606 3.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 36 1.2% 11 0.5% 25 113 0.7%
$100,000 and over 21 0.7% 23 1.0% -2 206 1.3%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 1,947 62.6% 1,454 61.0% 493 9,375 57.0%
Unemployed 115 3.7% 122 5.1% -7 460 2.8%
Armed forces 6 0.2% 48 2.0% -42 18 0.1%
Not in labor force 1,043 33.5% 758 31.8% 285 6,602 40.1%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 101 5.2% 147 10.1% -46 711 7.6%
Professional and related 302 15.5% 242 16.6% 60 1,294 13.8%
Service occupations :
Protective service 45 2.3% 9 0.6% 36 163 1.7%
Other service 81 4.2% 158 10.9% -77 603 6.4%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 214 11.0% 150 10.3% 64 862 9.2%
Office and administrative support 355 18.2% 220 15.1% 135 1,260 13.4%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 0 0.0% 1 0.1% -1 26 0.3%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 60 3.1% 85 5.8% -25 405 4.3%
Installation maintenance and repair 95 4.9% 28 1.9% 67 523 5.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Union MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 488 25.1% 301 20.7% 187 2,614 27.9%
Transportation and material moving 206 10.6% 113 7.8% 93 914 9.7%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 8 0.4% 9 0.6% -1 81 0.9%
Mining 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 18 0.2%
Construction 61 3.1% 92 6.3% -31 509 5.4%
Manufacturing 735 37.8% 419 28.8% 316 3,764 40.1%
Wholesale trade 54 2.8% 27 1.9% 27 261 2.8%
Retail trade 304 15.6% 218 15.0% 86 1,161 12.4%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 117 6.0% 57 3.9% 60 574 6.1%
Information 21 1.1% 46 3.2% -25 107 1.1%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 71 3.6% 70 4.8% 1 359 3.8%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 78 4.0% 73 5.0% 5 281 3.0%
Educational, health, and social services 298 15.3% 148 10.2% 150 1,320 14.1%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 52 2.7% 157 10.8% -105 319 3.4%
Other services (except public administration) 75 3.9% 80 5.5% -5 365 3.9%
Public administration 73 3.7% 58 4.0% 15 256 2.7%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 1,944 61.8% 1,132 46.6% 812 10,495 62.8%
Widowed 150 4.8% 99 4.1% 51 1,518 9.1%
Divorced 337 10.7% 273 11.2% 64 1,444 8.6%
Separated 91 2.9% 91 3.7% 0 247 1.5%
Never married 623 19.8% 832 34.3% -209 3,016 18.0%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 577 14.6% 445 17.8% 132 2,300 11.9%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 3,381 85.4% 2,056 82.2% 1,325 17,067 88.1%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Union MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 3,684 91.5% 2,805 99.6% 879 19,411 99.6%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 159 3.9% 4 0.1% 155 31 0.2%
1995-2000 35 0.9% 0 0.0% 35 0 0.0%
1990-1994 74 1.8% 0 0.0% 74 8 0.0%
1980-1989 41 1.0% 4 0.1% 37 4 0.0%
1970-1979 9 0.2% 0 0.0% 9 19 0.1%
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: 185 4.6% 7 0.2% 178 43 0.2%
1995-2000 144 3.6% 5 0.2% 139 13 0.1%
1990-1994 35 0.9% 0 0.0% 35 18 0.1%
1980-1989 6 0.1% 0 0.0% 6 0 0.0%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 2 0.1% -2 0 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 6 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 2,170 53.9% 1,120 39.8% 1,050 16,330 83.8%
Renter-occupied housing unit 1,760 43.7% 1,410 50.1% 350 3,000 15.4%
Group quarters 100 2.5% 290 10.3% -190 140 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