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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 11,881,643 100.00% 12,281,054 100.00%
Total Native Population 11,512,327 96.89% 11,772,763 95.86%
Born in US 11,389,926 95.86% 11,620,495 94.62%
Born in Same State 9,527,402 80.19% 9,544,251 77.72%
Born in Different State 1,862,524 15.68% 2,076,244 16.91%
Born Outside US 122,401 1.03% 152,268 1.24%
Total Foreign Born Population 369,316 3.11% 508,291 4.14%
Naturalized 218,209 1.84% 257,339 2.10%
Non-Naturalized 151,107 1.27% 250,952 2.04%

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

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