Special Report

States With the Largest Native American Populations

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35. Tennessee
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 1.03% (67,290)
> Largest Native American group: Cherokee (35,038)
> Total state population: 6,548,009 (17th highest)

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34. Virginia
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 1.03% (85,820)
> Largest Native American group: Cherokee (25,374)
> Total state population: 8,310,301 (12th highest)

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33. Connecticut
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 1.04% (37,216)
> Largest Native American group: Cherokee (5,176)
> Total state population: 3,588,570 (22nd lowest)

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32. New York
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 1.05% (205,873)
> Largest Native American group: Iroquois (34,569)
> Total state population: 19,697,457 (4th highest)

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31. Maryland
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 1.07% (64,022)
> Largest Native American group: Cherokee (15,307)
> Total state population: 5,959,902 (19th highest)