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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 651,525 100.00% 662,047 100.00%
Total Native Population 644,000 98.85% 646,555 97.66%
Born in US 641,349 98.44% 642,981 97.12%
Born in Same State 527,931 81.03% 519,130 78.41%
Born in Different State 113,418 17.41% 123,851 18.71%
Born Outside US 2,651 0.41% 3,574 0.54%
Total Foreign Born Population 7,525 1.15% 15,492 2.34%
Naturalized 3,392 0.52% 4,946 0.75%
Non-Naturalized 4,133 0.63% 10,546 1.59%

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

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