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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 144,053 100.00% 196,629 100.00%
Total Native Population 141,055 97.92% 188,823 96.03%
Born in US 139,357 96.74% 187,009 95.11%
Born in Same State 75,021 52.08% 89,197 45.36%
Born in Different State 64,336 44.66% 97,812 49.74%
Born Outside US 1,698 1.18% 1,814 0.92%
Total Foreign Born Population 2,998 2.08% 7,806 3.97%
Naturalized 1,861 1.29% 3,250 1.65%
Non-Naturalized 1,137 0.79% 4,556 2.32%

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

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