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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 18,481 100.00% 19,661 100.00%
Total Native Population 18,449 99.83% 19,508 99.22%
Born in US 18,375 99.43% 19,427 98.81%
Born in Same State 16,448 89.00% 17,177 87.37%
Born in Different State 1,927 10.43% 2,250 11.44%
Born Outside US 74 0.40% 81 0.41%
Total Foreign Born Population 32 0.17% 153 0.78%
Naturalized 13 0.07% 8 0.04%
Non-Naturalized 19 0.10% 145 0.74%

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

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