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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 1,062,470 100.00% 1,098,201 100.00%
Total Native Population 1,009,713 95.03% 1,035,407 94.28%
Born in US 994,132 93.57% 1,017,012 92.61%
Born in Same State 827,704 77.90% 855,800 77.93%
Born in Different State 166,428 15.66% 161,212 14.68%
Born Outside US 15,581 1.47% 18,395 1.68%
Total Foreign Born Population 52,757 4.97% 62,794 5.72%
Naturalized 31,880 3.00% 34,612 3.15%
Non-Naturalized 20,877 1.96% 28,182 2.57%

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

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