Special Report

The Biggest Native American Population in Every State

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31. New Mexico
> Largest native population: Navajo (pop: 124,567)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 222,818 (5th highest)
> State population: 2,082,669 (15th lowest)

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32. New York
> Largest native population: Iroquois (pop: 34,569)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 205,873 (7th highest)
> State population: 19,697,457 (4th highest)

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33. North Carolina
> Largest native population: Lumbee (pop: 70,529)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 199,213 (8th highest)
> State population: 9,940,828 (9th highest)

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34. North Dakota
> Largest native population: Chippewa (pop: 19,913)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 48,686 (16th lowest)
> State population: 736,162 (3rd lowest)

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35. Ohio
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 37,692)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 104,392 (15th highest)
> State population: 11,586,941 (7th highest)

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