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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 2,111,687 100.00% 2,061,162 100.00%
Total Native Population 2,009,351 95.15% 1,923,393 93.32%
Born in US 1,997,439 94.59% 1,910,302 92.68%
Born in Same State 1,472,097 69.71% 1,492,996 72.43%
Born in Different State 525,342 24.88% 417,306 20.25%
Born Outside US 11,912 0.56% 13,091 0.64%
Total Foreign Born Population 102,336 4.85% 137,769 6.68%
Naturalized 56,344 2.67% 62,926 3.05%
Non-Naturalized 45,992 2.18% 74,843 3.63%

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

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