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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 21,843 100.00% 22,008 100.00%
Total Native Population 21,732 99.49% 21,773 98.93%
Born in US 21,640 99.07% 21,686 98.54%
Born in Same State 19,286 88.29% 18,811 85.47%
Born in Different State 2,354 10.78% 2,875 13.06%
Born Outside US 92 0.42% 87 0.40%
Total Foreign Born Population 111 0.51% 235 1.07%
Naturalized 77 0.35% 120 0.55%
Non-Naturalized 34 0.16% 115 0.52%

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

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