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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 57,482 100.00% 67,725 100.00%
Total Native Population 56,806 98.82% 65,502 96.72%
Born in US 56,446 98.20% 65,129 96.17%
Born in Same State 44,114 76.74% 49,690 73.37%
Born in Different State 12,332 21.45% 15,439 22.80%
Born Outside US 360 0.63% 373 0.55%
Total Foreign Born Population 676 1.18% 2,223 3.28%
Naturalized 389 0.68% 609 0.90%
Non-Naturalized 287 0.50% 1,614 2.38%

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

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