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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 6,942 100.00% 6,799 100.00%
Total Native Population 6,927 99.78% 6,745 99.21%
Born in US 6,917 99.64% 6,733 99.03%
Born in Same State 5,644 81.30% 5,344 78.60%
Born in Different State 1,273 18.34% 1,389 20.43%
Born Outside US 10 0.14% 12 0.18%
Total Foreign Born Population 15 0.22% 54 0.79%
Naturalized 11 0.16% 18 0.26%
Non-Naturalized 4 0.06% 36 0.53%

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

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