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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 510,784 100.00% 569,891 100.00%
Total Native Population 498,122 97.52% 530,295 93.05%
Born in US 494,979 96.91% 525,465 92.20%
Born in Same State 331,951 64.99% 329,289 57.78%
Born in Different State 163,028 31.92% 196,176 34.42%
Born Outside US 3,143 0.62% 4,830 0.85%
Total Foreign Born Population 12,662 2.48% 39,596 6.95%
Naturalized 4,633 0.91% 9,891 1.74%
Non-Naturalized 8,029 1.57% 29,705 5.21%

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

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