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Percentage of native-born Minnesotans shrinking for past 30 years

The Star Tribune reports about 69 percent of residents were born in Minnesota. That's about six percent fewer than in 1980. Morrison County tops the list of Minnesota counties with more than 87 percent of residents home-grown.
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The Star Tribune reports about 69 percent of residents were born in Minnesota. That's about six percent fewer than in 1980. Morrison County tops the list of Minnesota counties with more than 87 percent of residents home-grown.

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