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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 28,667 100.00% 30,308 100.00%
Total Native Population 28,622 99.84% 30,196 99.63%
Born in US 28,569 99.66% 30,135 99.43%
Born in Same State 24,590 85.78% 25,133 82.93%
Born in Different State 3,979 13.88% 5,002 16.50%
Born Outside US 53 0.18% 61 0.20%
Total Foreign Born Population 45 0.16% 112 0.37%
Naturalized 33 0.12% 33 0.11%
Non-Naturalized 12 0.04% 79 0.26%

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

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