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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 696,004 100.00% 754,844 100.00%
Total Native Population 688,273 98.89% 741,349 98.21%
Born in US 684,551 98.35% 737,555 97.71%
Born in Same State 488,514 70.19% 513,867 68.08%
Born in Different State 196,037 28.17% 223,688 29.63%
Born Outside US 3,722 0.53% 3,794 0.50%
Total Foreign Born Population 7,731 1.11% 13,495 1.79%
Naturalized 4,719 0.68% 5,452 0.72%
Non-Naturalized 3,012 0.43% 8,043 1.07%

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

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