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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 80,331 100.00% 87,700 100.00%
Total Native Population 80,120 99.74% 87,245 99.48%
Born in US 79,999 99.59% 87,084 99.30%
Born in Same State 75,500 93.99% 81,216 92.61%
Born in Different State 4,499 5.60% 5,868 6.69%
Born Outside US 121 0.15% 161 0.18%
Total Foreign Born Population 211 0.26% 455 0.52%
Naturalized 168 0.21% 202 0.23%
Non-Naturalized 43 0.05% 253 0.29%

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

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