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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 26,992 100.00% 25,447 100.00%
Total Native Population 26,577 98.46% 25,159 98.87%
Born in US 26,482 98.11% 25,084 98.57%
Born in Same State 16,368 60.64% 15,611 61.35%
Born in Different State 10,114 37.47% 9,473 37.23%
Born Outside US 95 0.35% 75 0.29%
Total Foreign Born Population 415 1.54% 288 1.13%
Naturalized 287 1.06% 221 0.87%
Non-Naturalized 128 0.47% 67 0.26%

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

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