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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 182,120 100.00% 203,171 100.00%
Total Native Population 171,274 94.04% 187,503 92.29%
Born in US 169,859 93.27% 185,975 91.54%
Born in Same State 109,600 60.18% 131,653 64.80%
Born in Different State 60,259 33.09% 54,322 26.74%
Born Outside US 1,415 0.78% 1,528 0.75%
Total Foreign Born Population 10,846 5.96% 15,668 7.71%
Naturalized 3,818 2.10% 5,920 2.91%
Non-Naturalized 7,028 3.86% 9,748 4.80%

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

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