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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 7,238 100.00% 7,976 100.00%
Total Native Population 7,213 99.65% 7,888 98.90%
Born in US 7,207 99.57% 7,882 98.82%
Born in Same State 4,981 68.82% 5,194 65.12%
Born in Different State 2,226 30.75% 2,688 33.70%
Born Outside US 6 0.08% 6 0.08%
Total Foreign Born Population 25 0.35% 88 1.10%
Naturalized 11 0.15% 48 0.60%
Non-Naturalized 14 0.19% 40 0.50%

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

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