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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 28,838 100.00% 26,445 100.00%
Total Native Population 28,720 99.59% 26,156 98.91%
Born in US 28,619 99.24% 26,137 98.84%
Born in Same State 22,658 78.57% 21,443 81.09%
Born in Different State 5,961 20.67% 4,694 17.75%
Born Outside US 101 0.35% 19 0.07%
Total Foreign Born Population 118 0.41% 289 1.09%
Naturalized 105 0.36% 165 0.62%
Non-Naturalized 13 0.05% 124 0.47%

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

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