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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 139,352 100.00% 134,953 100.00%
Total Native Population 134,386 96.44% 130,007 96.34%
Born in US 133,516 95.81% 128,971 95.57%
Born in Same State 99,261 71.23% 93,441 69.24%
Born in Different State 34,255 24.58% 35,530 26.33%
Born Outside US 870 0.62% 1,036 0.77%
Total Foreign Born Population 4,966 3.56% 4,946 3.66%
Naturalized 3,392 2.43% 2,740 2.03%
Non-Naturalized 1,574 1.13% 2,206 1.63%

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

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