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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 71,347 100.00% 85,951 100.00%
Total Native Population 70,315 98.55% 84,384 98.18%
Born in US 69,746 97.76% 83,418 97.05%
Born in Same State 32,909 46.13% 39,491 45.95%
Born in Different State 36,837 51.63% 43,927 51.11%
Born Outside US 569 0.80% 966 1.12%
Total Foreign Born Population 1,032 1.45% 1,567 1.82%
Naturalized 649 0.91% 849 0.99%
Non-Naturalized 383 0.54% 718 0.84%

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

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