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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 1,007,306 100.00% 1,135,614 100.00%
Total Native Population 993,399 98.62% 1,097,944 96.68%
Born in US 988,841 98.17% 1,091,002 96.07%
Born in Same State 595,190 59.09% 664,020 58.47%
Born in Different State 393,651 39.08% 426,982 37.60%
Born Outside US 4,558 0.45% 6,942 0.61%
Total Foreign Born Population 13,907 1.38% 37,670 3.32%
Naturalized 6,563 0.65% 12,629 1.11%
Non-Naturalized 7,344 0.73% 25,041 2.21%

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

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