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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 161,135 100.00% 167,090 100.00%
Total Native Population 154,126 95.65% 158,983 95.15%
Born in US 153,184 95.07% 157,895 94.50%
Born in Same State 120,025 74.49% 124,454 74.48%
Born in Different State 33,159 20.58% 33,441 20.01%
Born Outside US 942 0.58% 1,088 0.65%
Total Foreign Born Population 7,009 4.35% 8,107 4.85%
Naturalized 4,426 2.75% 5,260 3.15%
Non-Naturalized 2,583 1.60% 2,847 1.70%

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

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