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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 19,444 100.00% 20,221 100.00%
Total Native Population 19,364 99.59% 20,061 99.21%
Born in US 19,295 99.23% 20,016 98.99%
Born in Same State 16,906 86.95% 16,712 82.65%
Born in Different State 2,389 12.29% 3,304 16.34%
Born Outside US 69 0.35% 45 0.22%
Total Foreign Born Population 80 0.41% 160 0.79%
Naturalized 58 0.30% 49 0.24%
Non-Naturalized 22 0.11% 111 0.55%

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

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