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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 259,462 100.00% 280,150 100.00%
Total Native Population 241,443 93.06% 256,550 91.58%
Born in US 237,701 91.61% 252,684 90.20%
Born in Same State 184,617 71.15% 199,981 71.38%
Born in Different State 53,084 20.46% 52,703 18.81%
Born Outside US 3,742 1.44% 3,866 1.38%
Total Foreign Born Population 18,019 6.94% 23,600 8.42%
Naturalized 10,720 4.13% 11,282 4.03%
Non-Naturalized 7,299 2.81% 12,318 4.40%

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

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