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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 62,982 100.00% 63,094 100.00%
Total Native Population 60,402 95.90% 60,315 95.60%
Born in US 59,824 94.99% 59,822 94.81%
Born in Same State 46,918 74.49% 46,967 74.44%
Born in Different State 12,906 20.49% 12,855 20.37%
Born Outside US 578 0.92% 493 0.78%
Total Foreign Born Population 2,580 4.10% 2,779 4.40%
Naturalized 1,829 2.90% 1,615 2.56%
Non-Naturalized 751 1.19% 1,164 1.84%

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

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