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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 6,285 100.00% 5,820 100.00%
Total Native Population 6,230 99.12% 5,774 99.21%
Born in US 6,211 98.82% 5,764 99.04%
Born in Same State 4,979 79.22% 4,545 78.09%
Born in Different State 1,232 19.60% 1,219 20.95%
Born Outside US 19 0.30% 10 0.17%
Total Foreign Born Population 55 0.88% 46 0.79%
Naturalized 41 0.65% 26 0.45%
Non-Naturalized 14 0.22% 20 0.34%

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

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