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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 181,835 100.00% 223,314 100.00%
Total Native Population 175,468 96.50% 199,061 89.14%
Born in US 173,973 95.68% 196,646 88.06%
Born in Same State 113,839 62.61% 122,337 54.78%
Born in Different State 60,134 33.07% 74,309 33.28%
Born Outside US 1,495 0.82% 2,415 1.08%
Total Foreign Born Population 6,367 3.50% 24,253 10.86%
Naturalized 2,014 1.11% 4,592 2.06%
Non-Naturalized 4,353 2.39% 19,661 8.80%

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

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