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NATIVITY AND CITIZENSHIP

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 40,443 100.00% 52,457 100.00%
Total Native Population 37,774 93.40% 47,252 90.08%
Born in US 37,525 92.78% 46,852 89.32%
Born in Same State 8,678 21.46% 12,486 23.80%
Born in Different State 28,847 71.33% 34,366 65.51%
Born Outside US 249 0.62% 400 0.76%
Total Foreign Born Population 2,669 6.60% 5,205 9.92%
Naturalized 1,067 2.64% 1,655 3.15%
Non-Naturalized 1,602 3.96% 3,550 6.77%

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

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