Greenville 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 320,167 100.00% 379,616 100.00%
Total Native Population 314,288 98.16% 361,196 95.15%
Born in US 312,465 97.59% 358,156 94.35%
Born in Same State 208,705 65.19% 222,079 58.50%
Born in Different State 103,760 32.41% 136,077 35.85%
Born Outside US 1,823 0.57% 3,040 0.80%
Total Foreign Born Population 5,879 1.84% 18,420 4.85%
Naturalized 2,712 0.85% 5,451 1.44%
Non-Naturalized 3,167 0.99% 12,969 3.42%

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

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