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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 35,926 100.00% 42,190 100.00%
Total Native Population 35,329 98.34% 41,314 97.92%
Born in US 35,153 97.85% 40,950 97.06%
Born in Same State 16,699 46.48% 16,490 39.09%
Born in Different State 18,454 51.37% 24,460 57.98%
Born Outside US 176 0.49% 364 0.86%
Total Foreign Born Population 597 1.66% 876 2.08%
Naturalized 353 0.98% 383 0.91%
Non-Naturalized 244 0.68% 493 1.17%

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

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