Solano 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 340,421 100.00% 394,542 100.00%
Total Native Population 296,191 87.01% 328,046 83.15%
Born in US 287,480 84.45% 319,974 81.10%
Born in Same State 166,101 48.79% 211,401 53.58%
Born in Different State 121,379 35.66% 108,573 27.52%
Born Outside US 8,711 2.56% 8,072 2.05%
Total Foreign Born Population 44,230 12.99% 66,496 16.85%
Naturalized 21,887 6.43% 35,301 8.95%
Non-Naturalized 22,343 6.56% 31,195 7.91%

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

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