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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 20,844 100.00% 21,093 100.00%
Total Native Population 20,786 99.72% 20,899 99.08%
Born in US 20,717 99.39% 20,863 98.91%
Born in Same State 18,566 89.07% 18,342 86.96%
Born in Different State 2,151 10.32% 2,521 11.95%
Born Outside US 69 0.33% 36 0.17%
Total Foreign Born Population 58 0.28% 194 0.92%
Naturalized 47 0.23% 150 0.71%
Non-Naturalized 11 0.05% 44 0.21%

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

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