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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 20,629 100.00% 20,981 100.00%
Total Native Population 20,574 99.73% 20,874 99.49%
Born in US 20,550 99.62% 20,832 99.29%
Born in Same State 17,629 85.46% 18,107 86.30%
Born in Different State 2,921 14.16% 2,725 12.99%
Born Outside US 24 0.12% 42 0.20%
Total Foreign Born Population 55 0.27% 107 0.51%
Naturalized 33 0.16% 63 0.30%
Non-Naturalized 22 0.11% 44 0.21%

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

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