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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 26,993 100.00% 29,641 100.00%
Total Native Population 26,656 98.75% 29,174 98.42%
Born in US 26,590 98.51% 29,100 98.17%
Born in Same State 22,800 84.47% 24,051 81.14%
Born in Different State 3,790 14.04% 5,049 17.03%
Born Outside US 66 0.24% 74 0.25%
Total Foreign Born Population 337 1.25% 467 1.58%
Naturalized 247 0.92% 250 0.84%
Non-Naturalized 90 0.33% 217 0.73%

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

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