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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 82,628 100.00% 87,704 100.00%
Total Native Population 81,917 99.14% 85,927 97.97%
Born in US 81,634 98.80% 85,534 97.53%
Born in Same State 52,666 63.74% 52,704 60.09%
Born in Different State 28,968 35.06% 32,830 37.43%
Born Outside US 283 0.34% 393 0.45%
Total Foreign Born Population 711 0.86% 1,777 2.03%
Naturalized 502 0.61% 776 0.88%
Non-Naturalized 209 0.25% 1,001 1.14%

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

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