Special Report

The Biggest Native American Population in Every State

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21. Massachusetts
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 7,049)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 49,405 (17th lowest)
> State population: 6,742,143 (14th highest)

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22. Michigan
> Largest native population: Chippewa (pop: 39,441)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 153,750 (10th highest)
> State population: 9,909,600 (10th highest)

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23. Minnesota
> Largest native population: Chippewa (pop: 51,394)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 104,514 (14th highest)
> State population: 5,450,868 (21st highest)

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24. Mississippi
> Largest native population: Choctaw (pop: 11,071)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 24,578 (8th lowest)
> State population: 2,989,192 (20th lowest)

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25. Missouri
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 33,908)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 83,629 (23rd highest)
> State population: 6,059,651 (18th highest)