Distribution of Alaska Native tribes People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Alaska Native tribes

  • KEY
  • 7.35%
  • 14.7%
  • 22.05%
  • 29.4%
  • 44.1%
  • 58.8%
  • 73.5%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Kusilvak Census Area, Alaska88.45%
2Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska84.23%
3Bethel Census Area, Alaska82.85%
4Nome Census Area, Alaska78.07%
5Dillingham Census Area, Alaska77.15%
6Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska73.78%
7Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska70.62%
8North Slope Borough, Alaska52.39%
9Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska47.02%
10Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska44.75%
11Aleutians East Borough, Alaska42.28%
12Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska40.67%
13Yakutat City and Borough, Alaska38.61%
14Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska21.1%
15Sitka City and Borough, Alaska19.59%
16Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska17.16%
17Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska16.43%
18Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska14.4%
19Juneau City and Borough, Alaska14.39%
20Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska13.27%

Top Counties by Population of Alaska Native tribes

# County Population
1Anchorage Municipality, Alaska28,096
2Bethel Census Area, Alaska14,947
3Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska7,810
4Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska7,758
5Nome Census Area, Alaska7,748
6Kusilvak Census Area, Alaska7,251
7Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska6,514
8North Slope Borough, Alaska5,133
9Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska5,106
10Juneau City and Borough, Alaska4,651
11King County, Washington4,559
12Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska3,995
13Dillingham Census Area, Alaska3,838
14Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska3,044
15Snohomish County, Washington2,512
16Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska2,268
17Pierce County, Washington2,255
18Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska1,965
19Sitka City and Borough, Alaska1,712
20Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska1,596

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Alaska16.29%120,280
2Washington0.21%15,657
3Oregon0.09%3,618
4Montana0.08%856
5Hawaii0.07%964
6Idaho0.05%897
7Colorado0.04%2,229
8North Dakota0.04%294
9Wyoming0.03%184
10Nevada0.03%828
11Arkansas0.03%756
12Arizona0.02%1,705
13New Mexico0.02%498
14Utah0.02%713
15Oklahoma0.02%774
16Nebraska0.02%374
17California0.02%6,471
18South Dakota0.01%119
19Iowa0.01%427
20Alabama0.01%658
21Maine0.01%175
22Kansas0.01%319
23Missouri0.01%668
24Connecticut0.01%392
25Indiana0.01%726
26Wisconsin0.01%604
27Georgia0.01%1,068
28Virginia0.01%879
29Vermont0.01%62
30South Carolina0.01%491
31West Virginia0.01%177
32Florida0.01%1,978
33Tennessee0.01%599
34Minnesota0.01%498
35Ohio0.01%966
36Michigan0.01%748
37Maryland0.01%441
38Louisiana0.01%337
39North Carolina0.01%715
40Texas0.01%1,842
41Illinois0.01%848
42Massachusetts0.01%418
43New Hampshire0%65
44Pennsylvania0%549
45Kentucky0%188
46New York0%804
47New Jersey0%361
48Mississippi0%83
49Delaware0%23
50Rhode Island0%21
51Puerto Rico0%15
52District of Columbia0%0

Top States and Territories by Population of Alaska Native tribes

# State Population
1Alaska120,280
2Washington15,657
3California6,471
4Oregon3,618
5Colorado2,229
6Florida1,978
7Texas1,842
8Arizona1,705
9Georgia1,068
10Ohio966
11Hawaii964
12Idaho897
13Virginia879
14Montana856
15Illinois848
16Nevada828
17New York804
18Oklahoma774
19Arkansas756
20Michigan748
21Indiana726
22North Carolina715
23Utah713
24Missouri668
25Alabama658
26Wisconsin604
27Tennessee599
28Pennsylvania549
29Minnesota498
30New Mexico498
31South Carolina491
32Maryland441
33Iowa427
34Massachusetts418
35Connecticut392
36Nebraska374
37New Jersey361
38Louisiana337
39Kansas319
40North Dakota294
41Kentucky188
42Wyoming184
43West Virginia177
44Maine175
45South Dakota119
46Mississippi83
47New Hampshire65
48Vermont62
49Delaware23
50Rhode Island21
51Puerto Rico15
52District of Columbia0

Source Data

This data was sourced from the 2013-2018 American Communities Survey. As this is freely available government data, feel free to use and share these numbers and metrics.

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