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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 62,031 100.00% 64,958 100.00%
Total Native Population 61,788 99.61% 63,644 97.98%
Born in US 61,623 99.34% 63,370 97.56%
Born in Same State 52,331 84.36% 53,051 81.67%
Born in Different State 9,292 14.98% 10,319 15.89%
Born Outside US 165 0.27% 274 0.42%
Total Foreign Born Population 243 0.39% 1,314 2.02%
Naturalized 155 0.25% 251 0.39%
Non-Naturalized 88 0.14% 1,063 1.64%

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

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