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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 19,054 100.00% 18,678 100.00%
Total Native Population 18,941 99.41% 18,460 98.83%
Born in US 18,867 99.02% 18,405 98.54%
Born in Same State 15,852 83.20% 14,794 79.21%
Born in Different State 3,015 15.82% 3,611 19.33%
Born Outside US 74 0.39% 55 0.29%
Total Foreign Born Population 113 0.59% 218 1.17%
Naturalized 94 0.49% 77 0.41%
Non-Naturalized 19 0.10% 141 0.75%

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

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