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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 219,039 100.00% 213,295 100.00%
Total Native Population 214,919 98.12% 208,462 97.73%
Born in US 214,108 97.75% 207,304 97.19%
Born in Same State 190,358 86.91% 181,025 84.87%
Born in Different State 23,750 10.84% 26,279 12.32%
Born Outside US 811 0.37% 1,158 0.54%
Total Foreign Born Population 4,120 1.88% 4,833 2.27%
Naturalized 2,818 1.29% 2,907 1.36%
Non-Naturalized 1,302 0.59% 1,926 0.90%

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

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