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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 12,298 100.00% 13,705 100.00%
Total Native Population 12,256 99.66% 13,517 98.63%
Born in US 12,219 99.36% 13,474 98.31%
Born in Same State 10,065 81.84% 10,994 80.22%
Born in Different State 2,154 17.52% 2,480 18.10%
Born Outside US 37 0.30% 43 0.31%
Total Foreign Born Population 42 0.34% 188 1.37%
Naturalized 28 0.23% 84 0.61%
Non-Naturalized 14 0.11% 104 0.76%

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

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