Special Report

The Biggest Native American Population in Every State

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16. Kansas
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 20,054)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 63,437 (25th lowest)
> State population: 2,898,292 (17th lowest)

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17. Kentucky
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 14,245)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 34,126 (12th lowest)
> State population: 4,411,989 (25th lowest)

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18. Louisiana
> Largest native population: Houma (pop: 12,392)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 61,602 (23rd lowest)
> State population: 4,645,670 (25th highest)

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19. Maine
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 1,738)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 22,706 (7th lowest)
> State population: 1,329,923 (10th lowest)

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20. Maryland
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 15,307)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 64,022 (25th highest)
> State population: 5,959,902 (19th highest)