Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Yazoo MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Total 4,649   3,635   1,014 21,392  
Gender:              
Male 3,321 71.4% 1,803 49.6% 1,518 9,909 46.3%
Female 1,328 28.6% 1,832 50.4% -504 11,483 53.7%
Race:              
White alone 2,525 54.3% 1,781 49.0% 744 9,484 44.3%
Black or African American alone 2,003 43.1% 1,692 46.5% 311 11,722 54.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 8 0.2% 13 0.4% -5 72 0.3%
Asian alone 27 0.6% 35 1.0% -8 48 0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Some other race alone 65 1.4% 33 0.9% 32 27 0.1%
Two or more races 21 0.5% 81 2.2% -60 39 0.2%
Hispanic or Latino and race:              
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 1,131 24.3% 58 1.6% 1,073 168 0.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 1,508 32.4% 1,768 48.6% -260 9,375 43.8%
Other race, not Hispanic or Latino 2,010 43.2% 1,809 49.8% 201 11,849 55.4%
Age Groups:              
5 to 9 years 275 5.9% 398 10.9% -123 1,991 9.3%
10 to 14 years 234 5.0% 323 8.9% -89 1,997 9.3%
15 to 19 years 225 4.8% 313 8.6% -88 2,043 9.6%
20 to 24 years 435 9.4% 817 22.5% -382 1,533 7.2%
25 to 29 years 647 13.9% 425 11.7% 222 1,189 5.6%
30 to 34 years 663 14.3% 368 10.1% 295 1,202 5.6%
35 to 39 years 509 10.9% 291 8.0% 218 1,673 7.8%
40 to 44 years 474 10.2% 205 5.6% 269 1,860 8.7%
45 to 49 years 320 6.9% 98 2.7% 222 1,682 7.9%
50 to 54 years 282 6.1% 80 2.2% 202 1,100 5.1%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Yazoo MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Age Groups (continued):              
55 to 59 years 162 3.5% 76 2.1% 86 980 4.6%
60 to 64 years 69 1.5% 50 1.4% 19 937 4.4%
65 to 69 years 50 1.1% 45 1.2% 5 892 4.2%
70 to 74 years 112 2.4% 66 1.8% 46 818 3.8%
75 to 79 years 44 0.9% 30 0.8% 14 647 3.0%
80 to 84 years 61 1.3% 14 0.4% 47 396 1.9%
85 years and over 87 1.9% 36 1.0% 51 452 2.1%
Educational Attainment (Population age 25 years and over):
Less than 9th grade 414 11.9% 145 8.1% 269 2,055 14.9%
9th - 12th grade, no diploma 798 22.9% 214 12.0% 584 2,787 20.2%
High school graduate or equivalency 1,001 28.8% 554 31.1% 447 4,368 31.6%
Some college, no degree 662 19.0% 501 28.1% 161 2,475 17.9%
Associate degree 158 4.5% 89 5.0% 69 554 4.0%
Bachelor's degree 339 9.7% 226 12.7% 113 1,081 7.8%
Graduate or professional degree 108 3.1% 55 3.1% 53 508 3.7%
Household Types (HH population age 5 years and over):
Married-couple family HH with children under 18 700 27.5% 1,120 34.4% -420 6,070 28.8%
Married-couple family HH without children under 18 430 16.9% 460 14.1% -30 4,400 20.8%
Other family households with children under 18 940 36.9% 830 25.5% 110 6,540 31.0%
Other family households without children under 18 200 7.8% 140 4.3% 60 1,600 7.6%
Non-family households 280 11.0% 710 21.8% -430 2,500 11.8%
Household Income in 1999 (HH population age 5 years and over):
Under $25,000 920 36.1% 1,370 42.0% -450 9,360 44.3%
$25,000 to $49,999 870 34.1% 1,060 32.5% -190 6,380 30.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 460 18.0% 490 15.0% -30 2,750 13.0%
$75,000 to $99,999 220 8.6% 190 5.8% 30 1,750 8.3%
$100,000 to $199,999 70 2.7% 90 2.8% -20 640 3.0%
$200,000 or more 10 0.4% 70 2.1% -60 250 1.2%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Yazoo 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 2,024 49.1% 403 14.1% 1,621 2,945 17.4%
less than $4,999 521 12.6% 578 20.3% -57 2,407 14.2%
$5,000 - $9,999 355 8.6% 473 16.6% -118 3,000 17.7%
$10,000 - $14,999 311 7.5% 317 11.1% -6 2,082 12.3%
$15,000 - $19,999 156 3.8% 286 10.0% -130 1,516 8.9%
$20,000 - $24,999 202 4.9% 263 9.2% -61 1,208 7.1%
$25,000 - $34,999 246 6.0% 254 8.9% -8 1,687 10.0%
$35,000 - $49,999 206 5.0% 157 5.5% 49 1,067 6.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 80 1.9% 73 2.6% 7 640 3.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 15 0.4% 23 0.8% -8 153 0.9%
$100,000 and over 4 0.1% 24 0.8% -20 234 1.4%
Labor Force Status (Population age 16 and over):              
Employed 1,212 29.4% 1,576 55.3% -364 8,113 47.9%
Unemployed 196 4.8% 229 8.0% -33 916 5.4%
Armed forces 9 0.2% 51 1.8% -42 0 0.0%
Not in labor force 2,703 65.6% 995 34.9% 1,708 7,910 46.7%
Occupation (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Management, professional & related occupations :
Management business and financial 68 5.6% 75 4.8% -7 701 8.6%
Professional and related 242 20.0% 308 19.5% -66 1,214 15.0%
Service occupations :
Protective service 55 4.5% 31 2.0% 24 221 2.7%
Other service 98 8.1% 236 15.0% -138 1,123 13.8%
Sales & office occupations :
Sales and related 83 6.8% 236 15.0% -153 688 8.5%
Office and administrative support 170 14.0% 202 12.8% -32 1,115 13.7%
Farming fishing and forestry occupations 60 5.0% 23 1.5% 37 188 2.3%
Construction, extractions & maintenance occupations :
Construction and extraction 126 10.4% 160 10.2% -34 497 6.1%
Installation maintenance and repair 43 3.5% 84 5.3% -41 386 4.8%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Yazoo MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Occupation (continued):              
Production, transportation & material moving occupations :
Production 147 12.1% 170 10.8% -23 1,203 14.8%
Transportation and material moving 120 9.9% 51 3.2% 69 777 9.6%
Industry (Employed civilian population age 16 and over):
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 80 6.6% 28 1.8% 52 522 6.4%
Mining 14 1.2% 26 1.6% -12 42 0.5%
Construction 148 12.2% 147 9.3% 1 600 7.4%
Manufacturing 195 16.1% 163 10.3% 32 1,582 19.5%
Wholesale trade 33 2.7% 68 4.3% -35 225 2.8%
Retail trade 94 7.8% 222 14.1% -128 985 12.1%
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 49 4.0% 33 2.1% 16 395 4.9%
Information 35 2.9% 54 3.4% -19 124 1.5%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 54 4.5% 37 2.3% 17 383 4.7%
Prof., sci., mgmt, admin. & waste mgmt services 50 4.1% 135 8.6% -85 325 4.0%
Educational, health, and social services 193 15.9% 319 20.2% -126 1,628 20.1%
Arts, ent., rec., accommodation, & food services 79 6.5% 167 10.6% -88 409 5.0%
Other services (except public administration) 81 6.7% 100 6.3% -19 479 5.9%
Public administration 107 8.8% 77 4.9% 30 414 5.1%
Marital Status (Population age 15 and over):              
Now married (except separated) 1,491 36.0% 1,130 38.8% 361 7,535 43.3%
Widowed 242 5.8% 124 4.3% 118 1,899 10.9%
Divorced 416 10.0% 302 10.4% 114 1,362 7.8%
Separated 145 3.5% 148 5.1% -3 815 4.7%
Never married 1,846 44.6% 1,210 41.5% 636 5,793 33.3%
Poverty Status in 1999 (Population for whom determined):              
Family income in 1999 below poverty level 643 25.2% 1,093 33.4% -450 6,494 30.8%
Family income in 1999 at or above poverty level 1,912 74.8% 2,183 66.6% -271 14,621 69.2%
Selected General Characteristics of 1995 to 2000 Migrants & Non-Movers
Yazoo MS
In Migration Out Migration Net Non Movers
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Migration
Number
Percent
Nativity by Year of Entry:              
Native 3,730 80.2% 3,594 98.9% 136 21,224 99.2%
Foreign born, naturalized citizen: 29 0.6% 17 0.5% 12 56 0.3%
1995-2000 17 0.4% 0 0.0% 17 0 0.0%
1990-1994 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 7 0.0%
1980-1989 6 0.1% 17 0.5% -11 23 0.1%
1970-1979 6 0.1% 0 0.0% 6 9 0.0%
1960-1969 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
1950-1959 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 5 0.0%
Before 1950 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 12 0.1%
Foreign born, non-U.S. citizen: 890 19.1% 24 0.7% 866 112 0.5%
1995-2000 154 3.3% 0 0.0% 154 30 0.1%
1990-1994 66 1.4% 0 0.0% 66 14 0.1%
1980-1989 385 8.3% 18 0.5% 367 51 0.2%
1970-1979 189 4.1% 6 0.2% 183 9 0.0%
1960-1969 20 0.4% 0 0.0% 20 1 0.0%
1950-1959 72 1.5% 0 0.0% 72 7 0.0%
Before 1950 4 0.1% 0 0.0% 4 0 0.0%
Tenure and Group Quarters:              
Owner-occupied housing unit 1,240 26.7% 1,350 37.1% -110 14,730 68.9%
Renter-occupied housing unit 1,300 28.0% 1,920 52.8% -620 6,390 29.9%
Group quarters 2,110 45.4% 370 10.2% 1,740 280 1.3%

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