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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 47,952 100.00% 47,579 100.00%
Total Native Population 47,549 99.16% 47,221 99.25%
Born in US 47,435 98.92% 47,035 98.86%
Born in Same State 40,575 84.62% 39,197 82.38%
Born in Different State 6,860 14.31% 7,838 16.47%
Born Outside US 114 0.24% 186 0.39%
Total Foreign Born Population 403 0.84% 358 0.75%
Naturalized 269 0.56% 184 0.39%
Non-Naturalized 134 0.28% 174 0.37%

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

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