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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 376,330 100.00% 392,302 100.00%
Total Native Population 372,238 98.91% 385,804 98.34%
Born in US 369,062 98.07% 382,532 97.51%
Born in Same State 262,510 69.76% 278,733 71.05%
Born in Different State 106,552 28.31% 103,799 26.46%
Born Outside US 3,176 0.84% 3,272 0.83%
Total Foreign Born Population 4,092 1.09% 6,498 1.66%
Naturalized 2,507 0.67% 3,251 0.83%
Non-Naturalized 1,585 0.42% 3,247 0.83%

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

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