Special Report

States With the Largest Native American Populations

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45. Mississippi
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 0.82% (24,578)
> Largest Native American group: Choctaw (11,071)
> Total state population: 2,989,192 (20th lowest)

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44. Florida
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 0.83% (165,888)
> Largest Native American group: Cherokee (44,541)
> Total state population: 19,934,451 (3rd highest)

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43. Indiana
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 0.84% (55,391)
> Largest Native American group: Cherokee (18,029)
> Total state population: 6,589,578 (16th highest)

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42. New Hampshire
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 0.85% (11,244)
> Largest Native American group: Cherokee (2,133)
> Total state population: 1,327,503 (9th lowest)

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41. Iowa
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 0.86% (26,718)
> Largest Native American group: Cherokee (4,545)
> Total state population: 3,106,589 (21st lowest)