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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 993,529 100.00% 1,016,315 100.00%
Total Native Population 966,067 97.24% 973,613 95.80%
Born in US 960,695 96.70% 968,485 95.29%
Born in Same State 691,423 69.59% 702,897 69.16%
Born in Different State 269,272 27.10% 265,588 26.13%
Born Outside US 5,372 0.54% 5,128 0.50%
Total Foreign Born Population 27,462 2.76% 42,702 4.20%
Naturalized 16,576 1.67% 20,781 2.04%
Non-Naturalized 10,886 1.10% 21,921 2.16%

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

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