Pocahontas County

NATIVITY AND CITIZENSHIP

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 9,525 100.00% 8,662 100.00%
Total Native Population 9,466 99.38% 8,584 99.10%
Born in US 9,410 98.79% 8,543 98.63%
Born in Same State 8,134 85.40% 7,232 83.49%
Born in Different State 1,276 13.40% 1,311 15.14%
Born Outside US 56 0.59% 41 0.47%
Total Foreign Born Population 59 0.62% 78 0.90%
Naturalized 43 0.45% 36 0.42%
Non-Naturalized 16 0.17% 42 0.48%

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

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