El Dorado County

NATIVITY AND CITIZENSHIP

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 125,995 100.00% 156,299 100.00%
Total Native Population 118,233 93.84% 145,116 92.85%
Born in US 117,063 92.91% 143,845 92.03%
Born in Same State 74,843 59.40% 97,898 62.64%
Born in Different State 42,220 33.51% 45,947 29.40%
Born Outside US 1,170 0.93% 1,271 0.81%
Total Foreign Born Population 7,762 6.16% 11,183 7.15%
Naturalized 3,284 2.61% 4,548 2.91%
Non-Naturalized 4,478 3.55% 6,635 4.25%

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

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