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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 95,089 100.00% 102,326 100.00%
Total Native Population 92,657 97.44% 99,038 96.79%
Born in US 91,618 96.35% 97,629 95.41%
Born in Same State 43,154 45.38% 48,542 47.44%
Born in Different State 48,464 50.97% 49,087 47.97%
Born Outside US 1,039 1.09% 1,409 1.38%
Total Foreign Born Population 2,432 2.56% 3,288 3.21%
Naturalized 1,638 1.72% 2,020 1.97%
Non-Naturalized 794 0.84% 1,268 1.24%

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

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