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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 6,266 100.00% 5,794 100.00%
Total Native Population 5,891 94.02% 5,240 90.44%
Born in US 5,835 93.12% 5,219 90.08%
Born in Same State 1,599 25.52% 1,904 32.86%
Born in Different State 4,236 67.60% 3,315 57.21%
Born Outside US 56 0.89% 21 0.36%
Total Foreign Born Population 375 5.98% 554 9.56%
Naturalized 228 3.64% 237 4.09%
Non-Naturalized 147 2.35% 317 5.47%

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

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