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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 7,669 100.00% 7,160 100.00%
Total Native Population 7,613 99.27% 7,089 99.01%
Born in US 7,602 99.13% 7,073 98.78%
Born in Same State 6,224 81.16% 5,638 78.74%
Born in Different State 1,378 17.97% 1,435 20.04%
Born Outside US 11 0.14% 16 0.22%
Total Foreign Born Population 56 0.73% 71 0.99%
Naturalized 32 0.42% 28 0.39%
Non-Naturalized 24 0.31% 43 0.60%

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

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