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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 213,641 100.00% 250,291 100.00%
Total Native Population 208,299 97.50% 236,721 94.58%
Born in US 207,068 96.92% 235,423 94.06%
Born in Same State 149,257 69.86% 169,504 67.72%
Born in Different State 57,811 27.06% 65,919 26.34%
Born Outside US 1,231 0.58% 1,298 0.52%
Total Foreign Born Population 5,342 2.50% 13,570 5.42%
Naturalized 2,307 1.08% 4,363 1.74%
Non-Naturalized 3,035 1.42% 9,207 3.68%

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

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