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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 1,398,468 100.00% 1,465,396 100.00%
Total Native Population 1,240,711 88.72% 1,241,931 84.75%
Born in US 1,217,986 87.09% 1,219,289 83.21%
Born in Same State 926,789 66.27% 906,869 61.89%
Born in Different State 291,197 20.82% 312,420 21.32%
Born Outside US 22,725 1.62% 22,642 1.55%
Total Foreign Born Population 157,757 11.28% 223,465 15.25%
Naturalized 72,519 5.19% 91,978 6.28%
Non-Naturalized 85,238 6.10% 131,487 8.97%

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

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