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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 225,421 100.00% 354,452 100.00%
Total Native Population 200,430 88.91% 289,574 81.70%
Born in US 197,826 87.76% 285,645 80.59%
Born in Same State 137,080 60.81% 199,172 56.19%
Born in Different State 60,746 26.95% 86,473 24.40%
Born Outside US 2,604 1.16% 3,929 1.11%
Total Foreign Born Population 24,991 11.09% 64,878 18.30%
Naturalized 10,034 4.45% 30,828 8.70%
Non-Naturalized 14,957 6.64% 34,050 9.61%

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

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