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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 1,278,440 100.00% 1,373,167 100.00%
Total Native Population 1,041,502 81.47% 1,020,575 74.32%
Born in US 1,005,895 78.68% 989,216 72.04%
Born in Same State 646,859 50.60% 660,132 48.07%
Born in Different State 359,036 28.08% 329,084 23.97%
Born Outside US 35,607 2.79% 31,359 2.28%
Total Foreign Born Population 236,938 18.53% 352,592 25.68%
Naturalized 114,197 8.93% 166,770 12.14%
Non-Naturalized 122,741 9.60% 185,822 13.53%

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

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