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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 290,909 100.00% 322,549 100.00%
Total Native Population 286,848 98.60% 314,673 97.56%
Born in US 284,175 97.69% 310,707 96.33%
Born in Same State 211,683 72.77% 223,601 69.32%
Born in Different State 72,492 24.92% 87,106 27.01%
Born Outside US 2,673 0.92% 3,966 1.23%
Total Foreign Born Population 4,061 1.40% 7,876 2.44%
Naturalized 2,200 0.76% 3,297 1.02%
Non-Naturalized 1,861 0.64% 4,579 1.42%

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

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