Fairbanks North Star 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 77,720 100.00% 82,840 100.00%
Total Native Population 74,824 96.27% 79,487 95.95%
Born in US 72,967 93.88% 77,465 93.51%
Born in Same State 20,148 25.92% 24,471 29.54%
Born in Different State 52,819 67.96% 52,994 63.97%
Born Outside US 1,857 2.39% 2,022 2.44%
Total Foreign Born Population 2,896 3.73% 3,353 4.05%
Naturalized 1,583 2.04% 1,735 2.09%
Non-Naturalized 1,313 1.69% 1,618 1.95%

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

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