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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 17,707 100.00% 21,033 100.00%
Total Native Population 17,369 98.09% 20,524 97.58%
Born in US 17,314 97.78% 20,442 97.19%
Born in Same State 11,549 65.22% 13,753 65.39%
Born in Different State 5,765 32.56% 6,689 31.80%
Born Outside US 55 0.31% 82 0.39%
Total Foreign Born Population 338 1.91% 509 2.42%
Naturalized 302 1.71% 373 1.77%
Non-Naturalized 36 0.20% 136 0.65%

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

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