The Biggest Native American Population in Every State

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Virginia
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 26,364)
> Second largest native population: Blackfeet (pop: 3,738)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 0.8% — 19th lowest (total: 63,296)
> Median household income: Native pop: $61,850; State: $71,564
> Poverty rate: Native pop: 13.7%; State: 10.9%
> State population: 8,413,774 — 12th largest

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Washington
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 29,437)
> Second largest native population: Puget Sound Salish (pop: 19,291)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 2.4% — 9th highest (total: 172,002)
> Median household income: Native pop: $45,558; State: $70,116
> Poverty rate: Native pop: 24.4%; State: 11.5%
> State population: 7,294,336 — 13th largest

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West Virginia
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 5,821)
> Second largest native population: Blackfeet (pop: 1,019)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 0.5% — 4th lowest (total: 9,635)
> Median household income: Native pop: $29,927; State: $44,921
> Poverty rate: Native pop: 19.3%; State: 17.8%
> State population: 1,829,054 — 13th smallest

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Wisconsin
> Largest native population: Chippewa (pop: 24,286)
> Second largest native population: Iroquois (pop: 11,052)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 1.4% — 21st highest (total: 79,692)
> Median household income: Native pop: $41,594; State: $59,209
> Poverty rate: Native pop: 25.9%; State: 11.9%
> State population: 5,778,394 — 20th largest

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Wyoming
> Largest native population: Arapaho (pop: 5,760)
> Second largest native population: Shoshone (pop: 3,491)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 3.4% — 7th highest (total: 19,523)
> Median household income: Native pop: $49,352; State: $62,268
> Poverty rate: Native pop: 24.3%; State: 11.1%
> State population: 581,836 — the smallest