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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 83,060 100.00% 96,413 100.00%
Total Native Population 81,430 98.04% 93,723 97.21%
Born in US 80,039 96.36% 92,213 95.64%
Born in Same State 43,747 52.67% 51,917 53.85%
Born in Different State 36,292 43.69% 40,296 41.80%
Born Outside US 1,391 1.67% 1,510 1.57%
Total Foreign Born Population 1,630 1.96% 2,690 2.79%
Naturalized 981 1.18% 1,379 1.43%
Non-Naturalized 649 0.78% 1,311 1.36%

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

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