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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 104,666 100.00% 113,329 100.00%
Total Native Population 102,890 98.30% 108,537 95.77%
Born in US 101,270 96.76% 106,445 93.93%
Born in Same State 74,104 70.80% 76,996 67.94%
Born in Different State 27,166 25.95% 29,449 25.99%
Born Outside US 1,620 1.55% 2,092 1.85%
Total Foreign Born Population 1,776 1.70% 4,792 4.23%
Naturalized 826 0.79% 1,515 1.34%
Non-Naturalized 950 0.91% 3,277 2.89%

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

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