Passaic County

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 453,060 100.00% 489,049 100.00%
Total Native Population 364,983 80.56% 358,758 73.36%
Born in US 340,018 75.05% 337,912 69.10%
Born in Same State 256,436 56.60% 264,008 53.98%
Born in Different State 83,582 18.45% 73,904 15.11%
Born Outside US 24,965 5.51% 20,846 4.26%
Total Foreign Born Population 88,077 19.44% 130,291 26.64%
Naturalized 37,804 8.34% 53,888 11.02%
Non-Naturalized 50,273 11.10% 76,403 15.62%

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

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