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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 243,135 100.00% 265,612 100.00%
Total Native Population 235,184 96.73% 255,496 96.19%
Born in US 233,170 95.90% 253,152 95.31%
Born in Same State 157,458 64.76% 166,361 62.63%
Born in Different State 75,712 31.14% 86,791 32.68%
Born Outside US 2,014 0.83% 2,344 0.88%
Total Foreign Born Population 7,951 3.27% 10,116 3.81%
Naturalized 4,483 1.84% 4,923 1.85%
Non-Naturalized 3,468 1.43% 5,193 1.96%

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

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