Monroe 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 15,497 100.00% 15,180 100.00%
Total Native Population 15,469 99.82% 15,132 99.68%
Born in US 15,434 99.59% 15,106 99.51%
Born in Same State 10,440 67.37% 9,759 64.29%
Born in Different State 4,994 32.23% 5,347 35.22%
Born Outside US 35 0.23% 26 0.17%
Total Foreign Born Population 28 0.18% 48 0.32%
Naturalized 17 0.11% 27 0.18%
Non-Naturalized 11 0.07% 21 0.14%

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

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