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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 9,008 100.00% 9,131 100.00%
Total Native Population 8,984 99.73% 9,075 99.39%
Born in US 8,954 99.40% 9,026 98.85%
Born in Same State 7,319 81.25% 6,988 76.53%
Born in Different State 1,635 18.15% 2,038 22.32%
Born Outside US 30 0.33% 49 0.54%
Total Foreign Born Population 24 0.27% 56 0.61%
Naturalized 16 0.18% 35 0.38%
Non-Naturalized 8 0.09% 21 0.23%

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

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