Special Report

States With the Largest Native American Populations

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25. Vermont
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 1.39% (8,697)
> Largest Native American group: Cherokee (1,011)
> Total state population: 626,249 (2nd lowest)

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24. Michigan
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 1.55% (153,750)
> Largest Native American group: Chippewa (39,441)
> Total state population: 9,909,600 (10th highest)

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23. Nebraska
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 1.63% (30,632)
> Largest Native American group: Sioux (7,434)
> Total state population: 1,881,259 (14th lowest)

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22. Wisconsin
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 1.67% (96,315)
> Largest Native American group: Chippewa (23,335)
> Total state population: 5,754,798 (20th highest)

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21. Maine
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 1.71% (22,706)
> Largest Native American group: Cherokee (1,738)
> Total state population: 1,329,923 (10th lowest)