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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 87,194 100.00% 85,433 100.00%
Total Native Population 83,361 95.60% 81,217 95.07%
Born in US 82,119 94.18% 80,088 93.74%
Born in Same State 32,784 37.60% 34,175 40.00%
Born in Different State 49,335 56.58% 45,913 53.74%
Born Outside US 1,242 1.42% 1,129 1.32%
Total Foreign Born Population 3,833 4.40% 4,216 4.93%
Naturalized 2,290 2.63% 2,272 2.66%
Non-Naturalized 1,543 1.77% 1,944 2.28%

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

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