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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 34,392 100.00% 36,062 100.00%
Total Native Population 34,057 99.03% 35,371 98.08%
Born in US 33,933 98.67% 35,187 97.57%
Born in Same State 28,369 82.49% 29,681 82.31%
Born in Different State 5,564 16.18% 5,506 15.27%
Born Outside US 124 0.36% 184 0.51%
Total Foreign Born Population 335 0.97% 691 1.92%
Naturalized 185 0.54% 334 0.93%
Non-Naturalized 150 0.44% 357 0.99%

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

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