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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 69,285 100.00% 89,173 100.00%
Total Native Population 67,738 97.77% 83,878 94.06%
Born in US 67,279 97.10% 83,373 93.50%
Born in Same State 38,817 56.03% 44,441 49.84%
Born in Different State 28,462 41.08% 38,932 43.66%
Born Outside US 459 0.66% 505 0.57%
Total Foreign Born Population 1,547 2.23% 5,295 5.94%
Naturalized 1,008 1.45% 1,801 2.02%
Non-Naturalized 539 0.78% 3,494 3.92%

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

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