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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 183,241 100.00% 260,077 100.00%
Total Native Population 175,365 95.70% 241,313 92.79%
Born in US 174,551 95.26% 239,538 92.10%
Born in Same State 133,267 72.73% 185,802 71.44%
Born in Different State 41,284 22.53% 53,736 20.66%
Born Outside US 814 0.44% 1,775 0.68%
Total Foreign Born Population 7,876 4.30% 18,764 7.21%
Naturalized 4,433 2.42% 7,253 2.79%
Non-Naturalized 3,443 1.88% 11,511 4.43%

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

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