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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 182,052 100.00% 236,517 100.00%
Total Native Population 174,353 95.77% 210,628 89.05%
Born in US 171,699 94.31% 207,019 87.53%
Born in Same State 104,946 57.65% 121,570 51.40%
Born in Different State 66,753 36.67% 85,449 36.13%
Born Outside US 2,654 1.46% 3,609 1.53%
Total Foreign Born Population 7,699 4.23% 25,889 10.95%
Naturalized 2,878 1.58% 7,841 3.32%
Non-Naturalized 4,821 2.65% 18,048 7.63%

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

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