Oconee 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 57,494 100.00% 66,215 100.00%
Total Native Population 56,815 98.82% 64,619 97.59%
Born in US 56,539 98.34% 64,319 97.14%
Born in Same State 40,778 70.93% 43,456 65.63%
Born in Different State 15,761 27.41% 20,863 31.51%
Born Outside US 276 0.48% 300 0.45%
Total Foreign Born Population 679 1.18% 1,596 2.41%
Naturalized 302 0.53% 649 0.98%
Non-Naturalized 377 0.66% 947 1.43%

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

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