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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 225,366 100.00% 260,512 100.00%
Total Native Population 218,738 97.06% 245,064 94.07%
Born in US 217,386 96.46% 243,266 93.38%
Born in Same State 152,297 67.58% 165,682 63.60%
Born in Different State 65,089 28.88% 77,584 29.78%
Born Outside US 1,352 0.60% 1,798 0.69%
Total Foreign Born Population 6,628 2.94% 15,448 5.93%
Naturalized 2,044 0.91% 3,913 1.50%
Non-Naturalized 4,584 2.03% 11,535 4.43%

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

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