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CURRENT POPULATION STATISTICS FOR

NATIVE AMERICANS

Below are the 10 states with the highest percentage of American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) affiliated with federally recognized tribes

  AI/ANs identifying as affiliated with at least one federally recognized tribe1,2
No. %
State
Oklahoma 424,731 14.61
California 328,112 11.29
Arizona 284,528 9.79
New Mexico 186,566 6.42
Texas 135,302 4.65
Washington 124,859 4.29
Michigan 80,734 2.78
Alaska 74,658 2.57
Florida 69,362 2.39
Oregon 67,769 2.33
United States 2,907,272 100.00

Sources:
1US Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2009–2013. American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table BO2005 American Indian and Alaska Native alone for selected tribal groupingsexternal icon; generated using American FactFinder. Accessed Jun 8, 2015.

 

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