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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 5,420 100.00% 5,469 100.00%
Total Native Population 5,375 99.17% 5,443 99.52%
Born in US 5,348 98.67% 5,426 99.21%
Born in Same State 4,373 80.68% 4,105 75.06%
Born in Different State 975 17.99% 1,321 24.15%
Born Outside US 27 0.50% 17 0.31%
Total Foreign Born Population 45 0.83% 26 0.48%
Naturalized 26 0.48% 18 0.33%
Non-Naturalized 19 0.35% 8 0.15%

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

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