Matanuska-Susitna Borough

NATIVITY AND CITIZENSHIP

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 39,683 100.00% 59,322 100.00%
Total Native Population 38,915 98.06% 57,798 97.43%
Born in US 38,439 96.87% 57,029 96.13%
Born in Same State 12,632 31.83% 20,070 33.83%
Born in Different State 25,807 65.03% 36,959 62.30%
Born Outside US 476 1.20% 769 1.30%
Total Foreign Born Population 768 1.94% 1,524 2.57%
Naturalized 500 1.26% 813 1.37%
Non-Naturalized 268 0.68% 711 1.20%

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

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