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The Census includes all residents of the United States, regardless of their citizenship status. In some areas of the country, those without American citizenship account for a substantial proportion of the population, while in many areas, particularly in the Midwest, the make up only a small percentage of residents. Likewise, in some areas the majority of the population has come from other states within the U.S. while in others, particularly in the South, the population is more stable over time.

Nativity and Citizenship Status, 1990-2000
1990 2000
Number Percent Number Percent
Total Population 1,582,875 100.00% 1,776,062 100.00%
Total Native Population 1,547,387 97.76% 1,695,523 95.47%
Born in US 1,537,028 97.10% 1,682,746 94.75%
Born in Same State 880,087 55.60% 953,964 53.71%
Born in Different State 656,941 41.50% 728,782 41.03%
Born Outside US 10,359 0.65% 12,777 0.72%
Total Foreign Born Population 35,488 2.24% 80,539 4.53%
Naturalized 18,696 1.18% 29,055 1.64%
Non-Naturalized 16,792 1.06% 51,484 2.90%

Source: Census 2000 analyzed by the Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN).

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