Special Report

The Biggest Native American Population in Every State

Source: U.S. Air Force photo / Staff Sgt. Don Branum

6. Colorado
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 20,652)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 116,673 (13th highest)
> State population: 5,359,295 (22nd highest)

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7. Connecticut
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 5,176)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 37,216 (13th lowest)
> State population: 3,588,570 (22nd lowest)

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8. Delaware
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 2,224)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 9,443 (2nd lowest)
> State population: 934,695 (6th lowest)

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9. Florida
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 44,541)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 165,888 (9th highest)
> State population: 19,934,451 (3rd highest)

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10. Georgia
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 31,966)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 88,365 (19th highest)
> State population: 10,099,320 (8th highest)