Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Washington MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 6,250   9,751   -3,501 51,504  
Gender:              
Male 2,912 46.6% 4,529 46.4% -1,617 23,789 46.2%
Female 3,338 53.4% 5,222 53.6% -1,884 27,715 53.8%
Race:              
White alone 2,681 42.9% 5,215 53.5% -2,534 17,583 34.1%
Black or African American alone 3,279 52.5% 4,174 42.8% -895 33,334 64.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 13 0.2% 27 0.3% -14 64 0.1%
Asian alone 41 0.7% 94 1.0% -53 195 0.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 13 0.2% 0 0.0% 13 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 147 2.4% 139 1.4% 8 85 0.2%
Two or more races 76 1.2% 102 1.0% -26 243 0.5%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 226 3.6% 282 2.9% -56 250 0.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 2,617 41.9% 5,158 52.9% -2,541 17,496 34.0%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 3,407 54.5% 4,311 44.2% -904 33,758 65.5%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 658 10.5% 1,020 10.5% -362 5,148 10.0%
10 to 14 years 543 8.7% 814 8.3% -271 4,736 9.2%
15 to 19 years 332 5.3% 838 8.6% -506 5,057 9.8%
20 to 24 years 586 9.4% 1,574 16.1% -988 3,842 7.5%
25 to 29 years 823 13.2% 1,254 12.9% -431 3,200 6.2%
30 to 34 years 703 11.2% 842 8.6% -139 3,146 6.1%
35 to 39 years 549 8.8% 829 8.5% -280 3,737 7.3%
40 to 44 years 442 7.1% 578 5.9% -136 4,166 8.1%
45 to 49 years 351 5.6% 424 4.3% -73 3,924 7.6%
50 to 54 years 244 3.9% 360 3.7% -116 3,350 6.5%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Washington MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 237 3.8% 243 2.5% -6 2,452 4.8%
60 to 64 years 136 2.2% 247 2.5% -111 2,020 3.9%
65 to 69 years 106 1.7% 255 2.6% -149 1,761 3.4%
70 to 74 years 84 1.3% 136 1.4% -52 1,830 3.6%
75 to 79 years 104 1.7% 138 1.4% -34 1,310 2.5%
80 to 84 years 127 2.0% 64 0.7% 63 951 1.8%
85 years and over 225 3.6% 135 1.4% 90 874 1.7%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 431 10.4% 428 7.8% 3 4,569 14.0%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 711 17.2% 761 13.8% -50 6,619 20.2%
High school graduate or equivalency 1,113 26.9% 1,545 28.1% -432 9,473 29.0%
Some college, no degree 750 18.2% 1,226 22.3% -476 5,646 17.3%
Associate degree 201 4.9% 286 5.2% -85 1,297 4.0%
Bachelor's degree 590 14.3% 848 15.4% -258 3,486 10.7%
Graduate or professional degree 335 8.1% 411 7.5% -76 1,631 5.0%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 2,050 35.9% 3,350 37.4% -1,300 15,610 30.5%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 1,040 18.2% 1,490 16.6% -450 9,740 19.0%
Other family households with children under 18 1,580 27.7% 2,320 25.9% -740 15,710 30.7%
Other family households without children under 18 230 4.0% 380 4.2% -150 4,000 7.8%
Non-family households 810 14.2% 1,420 15.8% -610 6,160 12.0%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 2,250 39.4% 2,920 32.6% -670 21,390 41.8%
$25,000 to $49,999 1,640 28.7% 3,020 33.7% -1,380 15,930 31.1%
$50,000 to $74,999 980 17.2% 1,870 20.9% -890 7,880 15.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 400 7.0% 750 8.4% -350 2,930 5.7%
$100,000 to $199,999 420 7.4% 350 3.9% 70 2,380 4.6%
$200,000 or more 20 0.4% 70 0.8% -50 710 1.4%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Washington 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 1,103 22.2% 1,178 15.3% -75 7,088 17.5%
less than $4,999 566 11.4% 1,096 14.2% -530 4,985 12.3%
$5,000 - $9,999 769 15.5% 1,071 13.9% -302 7,077 17.5%
$10,000 - $14,999 556 11.2% 741 9.6% -185 4,989 12.3%
$15,000 - $19,999 380 7.6% 848 11.0% -468 3,732 9.2%
$20,000 - $24,999 366 7.4% 742 9.6% -376 2,993 7.4%
$25,000 - $34,999 479 9.6% 902 11.7% -423 4,226 10.4%
$35,000 - $49,999 353 7.1% 536 7.0% -183 2,924 7.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 234 4.7% 407 5.3% -173 1,380 3.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 106 2.1% 93 1.2% 13 516 1.3%
$100,000 and over 59 1.2% 85 1.1% -26 585 1.4%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 2,673 53.8% 4,496 58.4% -1,823 20,018 49.4%
Unemployed 402 8.1% 408 5.3% -6 2,672 6.6%
Armed forces 21 0.4% 107 1.4% -86 0 0.0%
Not in labor force 1,875 37.7% 2,688 34.9% -813 17,805 44.0%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 368 13.8% 516 11.5% -148 1,894 9.5%
Professional and related 592 22.1% 895 19.9% -303 3,307 16.5%
Service occupations :
Protective service 40 1.5% 109 2.4% -69 456 2.3%
Other service 250 9.4% 596 13.3% -346 2,625 13.1%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 273 10.2% 512 11.4% -239 2,248 11.2%
Office and administrative support 294 11.0% 786 17.5% -492 2,896 14.5%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 43 1.6% 42 0.9% 1 463 2.3%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 141 5.3% 214 4.8% -73 859 4.3%
Installation maintenance and repair 137 5.1% 139 3.1% -2 989 4.9%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Washington MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 344 12.9% 331 7.4% 13 2,738 13.7%
Transportation and material moving 191 7.1% 356 7.9% -165 1,543 7.7%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 93 3.5% 114 2.5% -21 1,185 5.9%
Mining 13 0.5% 0 0.0% 13 4 0.0%
Construction 146 5.5% 279 6.2% -133 932 4.7%
Manufacturing 534 20.0% 478 10.6% 56 3,819 19.1%
Wholesale trade 68 2.5% 193 4.3% -125 766 3.8%
Retail trade 345 12.9% 662 14.7% -317 2,278 11.4%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 107 4.0% 204 4.5% -97 1,032 5.2%
Information 80 3.0% 119 2.6% -39 253 1.3%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 144 5.4% 250 5.6% -106 752 3.8%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 92 3.4% 321 7.1% -229 927 4.6%
Educational, health, and social services 480 18.0% 970 21.6% -490 4,284 21.4%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 311 11.6% 447 9.9% -136 1,621 8.1%
Other services (except public administration) 115 4.3% 255 5.7% -140 1,027 5.1%
Public administration 145 5.4% 204 4.5% -59 1,138 5.7%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 2,364 46.8% 3,638 46.0% -1,274 17,637 42.4%
Widowed 339 6.7% 281 3.5% 58 3,937 9.5%
Divorced 576 11.4% 692 8.7% -116 3,645 8.8%
Separated 248 4.9% 283 3.6% -35 1,713 4.1%
Never married 1,522 30.1% 3,023 38.2% -1,501 14,688 35.3%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 1,388 24.0% 2,168 24.1% -780 14,555 28.4%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 4,387 76.0% 6,818 75.9% -2,431 36,636 71.6%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Washington MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 6,010 96.2% 9,579 98.2% -3,569 51,230 99.5%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 7 0.1% 84 0.9% -77 184 0.4%
1995-2000 0 0.0% 12 0.1% -12 11 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 30 0.3% -30 0 0.0%
1980-1989 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 76 0.1%
1970-1979 0 0.0% 19 0.2% -19 47 0.1%
1960-1969 7 0.1% 12 0.1% -5 7 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 2 0.0% -2 15 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 9 0.1% -9 28 0.1%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 233 3.7% 88 0.9% 145 90 0.2%
1995-2000 140 2.2% 27 0.3% 113 0 0.0%
1990-1994 56 0.9% 31 0.3% 25 24 0.0%
1980-1989 21 0.3% 27 0.3% -6 33 0.1%
1970-1979 16 0.3% 3 0.0% 13 17 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 6 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 10 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 2,200 35.2% 3,530 36.2% -1,330 32,640 63.4%
Renter-occupied housing unit 3,500 56.0% 5,440 55.8% -1,940 18,570 36.1%
Group quarters 550 8.8% 780 8.0% -230 300 0.6%

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