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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 15,682 100.00% 18,643 100.00%
Total Native Population 15,173 96.75% 18,222 97.74%
Born in US 15,085 96.19% 18,134 97.27%
Born in Same State 10,147 64.70% 12,791 68.61%
Born in Different State 4,938 31.49% 5,343 28.66%
Born Outside US 88 0.56% 88 0.47%
Total Foreign Born Population 509 3.25% 421 2.26%
Naturalized 232 1.48% 272 1.46%
Non-Naturalized 277 1.77% 149 0.80%

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

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