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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 11,952 100.00% 11,763 100.00%
Total Native Population 11,776 98.53% 11,652 99.06%
Born in US 11,765 98.44% 11,637 98.93%
Born in Same State 7,941 66.44% 7,387 62.80%
Born in Different State 3,824 31.99% 4,250 36.13%
Born Outside US 11 0.09% 15 0.13%
Total Foreign Born Population 176 1.47% 111 0.94%
Naturalized 161 1.35% 71 0.60%
Non-Naturalized 15 0.13% 40 0.34%

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

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