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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 22,356 100.00% 26,565 100.00%
Total Native Population 22,245 99.50% 26,155 98.46%
Born in US 22,093 98.82% 25,832 97.24%
Born in Same State 17,897 80.05% 20,499 77.17%
Born in Different State 4,196 18.77% 5,333 20.08%
Born Outside US 152 0.68% 323 1.22%
Total Foreign Born Population 111 0.50% 410 1.54%
Naturalized 93 0.42% 175 0.66%
Non-Naturalized 18 0.08% 235 0.88%

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

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