Albany 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 292,594 100.00% 294,565 100.00%
Total Native Population 276,467 94.49% 275,337 93.47%
Born in US 273,629 93.52% 272,811 92.61%
Born in Same State 233,998 79.97% 232,729 79.01%
Born in Different State 39,631 13.54% 40,082 13.61%
Born Outside US 2,838 0.97% 2,526 0.86%
Total Foreign Born Population 16,127 5.51% 19,228 6.53%
Naturalized 10,098 3.45% 11,141 3.78%
Non-Naturalized 6,029 2.06% 8,087 2.75%

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

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