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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 15,360 100.00% 17,244 100.00%
Total Native Population 15,347 99.92% 17,142 99.41%
Born in US 15,323 99.76% 17,090 99.11%
Born in Same State 13,000 84.64% 13,955 80.93%
Born in Different State 2,323 15.12% 3,135 18.18%
Born Outside US 24 0.16% 52 0.30%
Total Foreign Born Population 13 0.08% 102 0.59%
Naturalized 13 0.08% 13 0.08%
Non-Naturalized 0 0.00% 89 0.52%

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

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