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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 43,735 100.00% 47,372 100.00%
Total Native Population 42,806 97.88% 45,269 95.56%
Born in US 42,681 97.59% 45,083 95.17%
Born in Same State 34,774 79.51% 36,645 77.36%
Born in Different State 7,907 18.08% 8,438 17.81%
Born Outside US 125 0.29% 186 0.39%
Total Foreign Born Population 929 2.12% 2,103 4.44%
Naturalized 383 0.88% 538 1.14%
Non-Naturalized 546 1.25% 1,565 3.30%

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

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