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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 68,432 100.00% 87,366 100.00%
Total Native Population 65,298 95.42% 79,454 90.94%
Born in US 63,759 93.17% 76,794 87.90%
Born in Same State 20,743 30.31% 27,911 31.95%
Born in Different State 43,016 62.86% 48,883 55.95%
Born Outside US 1,539 2.25% 2,660 3.04%
Total Foreign Born Population 3,134 4.58% 7,912 9.06%
Naturalized 1,711 2.50% 2,795 3.20%
Non-Naturalized 1,423 2.08% 5,117 5.86%

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

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