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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 12,638 100.00% 12,100 100.00%
Total Native Population 12,582 99.56% 11,831 97.78%
Born in US 12,559 99.37% 11,805 97.56%
Born in Same State 11,042 87.37% 9,901 81.83%
Born in Different State 1,517 12.00% 1,904 15.74%
Born Outside US 23 0.18% 26 0.21%
Total Foreign Born Population 56 0.44% 269 2.22%
Naturalized 51 0.40% 104 0.86%
Non-Naturalized 5 0.04% 165 1.36%

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

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