The Biggest Native American Population in Every State

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Massachusetts
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 6,987)
> Second largest native population: South American Indian (pop: 3,400)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 0.5% — 2nd lowest (total: 33,514)
> Median household income: Native pop: $42,686; State: $77,378
> Poverty rate: Native pop: 22.2%; State: 10.8%
> State population: 6,830,193 — 15th largest

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Michigan
> Largest native population: Chippewa (pop: 43,716)
> Second largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 25,319)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 1.2% — 24th highest (total: 116,773)
> Median household income: Native pop: $42,336; State: $54,938
> Poverty rate: Native pop: 22.2%; State: 15.0%
> State population: 9,957,488 — 10th largest

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Minnesota
> Largest native population: Chippewa (pop: 55,048)
> Second largest native population: Sioux (pop: 11,120)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 1.5% — 19th highest (total: 83,130)
> Median household income: Native pop: $36,429; State: $68,411
> Poverty rate: Native pop: 31.3%; State: 10.1%
> State population: 5,527,358 — 22nd largest

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Mississippi
> Largest native population: Choctaw (pop: 11,904)
> Second largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 4,194)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 0.7% — 12th lowest (total: 20,185)
> Median household income: Native pop: $33,297; State: $43,567
> Poverty rate: Native pop: 31.3%; State: 20.8%
> State population: 2,988,762 — 18th smallest

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Missouri
> Largest native population: Cherokee (pop: 34,375)
> Second largest native population: Choctaw (pop: 3,730)
> State residents who self-identify as American Indian: 1.1% — 25th highest (total: 65,764)
> Median household income: Native pop: $40,824; State: $53,560
> Poverty rate: Native pop: 20.3%; State: 14.2%
> State population: 6,090,062 — 18th largest