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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 50,319 100.00% 63,780 100.00%
Total Native Population 49,816 99.00% 60,703 95.18%
Born in US 49,565 98.50% 60,457 94.79%
Born in Same State 40,023 79.54% 45,595 71.49%
Born in Different State 9,542 18.96% 14,862 23.30%
Born Outside US 251 0.50% 246 0.39%
Total Foreign Born Population 503 1.00% 3,077 4.82%
Naturalized 265 0.53% 590 0.93%
Non-Naturalized 238 0.47% 2,487 3.90%

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

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