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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 18,591 100.00% 17,163 100.00%
Total Native Population 18,466 99.33% 17,013 99.13%
Born in US 18,398 98.96% 16,965 98.85%
Born in Same State 15,201 81.77% 13,580 79.12%
Born in Different State 3,197 17.20% 3,385 19.72%
Born Outside US 68 0.37% 48 0.28%
Total Foreign Born Population 125 0.67% 150 0.87%
Naturalized 94 0.51% 87 0.51%
Non-Naturalized 31 0.17% 63 0.37%

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

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