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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 238,053 100.00% 345,238 100.00%
Total Native Population 229,376 96.36% 315,881 91.50%
Born in US 227,159 95.42% 312,371 90.48%
Born in Same State 84,161 35.35% 110,153 31.91%
Born in Different State 142,998 60.07% 202,218 58.57%
Born Outside US 2,217 0.93% 3,510 1.02%
Total Foreign Born Population 8,677 3.64% 29,357 8.50%
Naturalized 4,682 1.97% 10,146 2.94%
Non-Naturalized 3,995 1.68% 19,211 5.56%

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

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