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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 87,161 100.00% 115,327 100.00%
Total Native Population 86,583 99.34% 113,518 98.43%
Born in US 86,125 98.81% 112,908 97.90%
Born in Same State 65,561 75.22% 86,194 74.74%
Born in Different State 20,564 23.59% 26,714 23.16%
Born Outside US 458 0.53% 610 0.53%
Total Foreign Born Population 578 0.66% 1,809 1.57%
Naturalized 420 0.48% 706 0.61%
Non-Naturalized 158 0.18% 1,103 0.96%

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

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