Special Report

The Biggest Native American Population in Every State

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46. Virginia
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 25,374)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 85,820 (21st highest)
> State population: 8,310,301 (12th highest)

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47. Washington
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 28,241)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 220,427 (6th highest)
> State population: 7,073,146 (13th highest)

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48. West Virginia
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 8,323)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 18,687 (5th lowest)
> State population: 1,846,092 (13th lowest)

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49. Wisconsin
> Largest native population: Chippewa (pop: 23,335)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 96,315 (18th highest)
> State population: 5,754,798 (20th highest)

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50. Wyoming
> Largest native population: Arapaho (pop: 5,779)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 22,028 (6th lowest)
> State population: 583,029 (the lowest)

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