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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 25,506 100.00% 28,149 100.00%
Total Native Population 25,459 99.82% 27,054 96.11%
Born in US 25,413 99.64% 27,006 95.94%
Born in Same State 23,039 90.33% 23,136 82.19%
Born in Different State 2,374 9.31% 3,870 13.75%
Born Outside US 46 0.18% 48 0.17%
Total Foreign Born Population 47 0.18% 1,095 3.89%
Naturalized 19 0.07% 85 0.30%
Non-Naturalized 28 0.11% 1,010 3.59%

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

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