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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 916,270 100.00% 962,886 100.00%
Total Native Population 825,015 90.04% 847,825 88.05%
Born in US 811,938 88.61% 829,968 86.20%
Born in Same State 603,438 65.86% 609,737 63.32%
Born in Different State 208,500 22.76% 220,231 22.87%
Born Outside US 13,077 1.43% 17,857 1.85%
Total Foreign Born Population 91,255 9.96% 115,061 11.95%
Naturalized 40,380 4.41% 53,912 5.60%
Non-Naturalized 50,875 5.55% 61,149 6.35%

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

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