Distribution of Alaska Native tribes: Inupiat People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Alaska Native tribes: Inupiat

  • KEY
  • 6.85%
  • 13.7%
  • 20.55%
  • 27.4%
  • 41.1%
  • 54.8%
  • 68.5%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska82.34%
2North Slope Borough, Alaska50.47%
3Nome Census Area, Alaska50.29%
4Kusilvak Census Area, Alaska8.37%
5Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska3.6%
6Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska3.03%
7Bethel Census Area, Alaska2.59%
8Anchorage Municipality, Alaska2.54%
9Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska2.45%
10Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska2.27%
11Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska2.2%
12Yakutat City and Borough, Alaska1.89%
13Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska1.73%
14Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska1.69%
15Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska1.41%
16Echols County, Georgia1.33%
17Juneau City and Borough, Alaska1.12%
18Daggett County, Utah0.98%
19Sitka City and Borough, Alaska0.94%
20Dillingham Census Area, Alaska0.88%

Top Counties by Population of Alaska Native tribes: Inupiat

# County Population
1Anchorage Municipality, Alaska7,509
2Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska6,368
3Nome Census Area, Alaska4,991
4North Slope Borough, Alaska4,945
5Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska2,538
6Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska1,689
7Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska1,007
8Kusilvak Census Area, Alaska686
9King County, Washington517
10Bethel Census Area, Alaska468
11Los Angeles County, California366
12Juneau City and Borough, Alaska362
13Maricopa County, Arizona355
14Broward County, Florida301
15Honolulu County, Hawaii268
16Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska211
17Hawaii County, Hawaii197
18Jefferson County, Alabama181
19Pierce County, Washington180
20Multnomah County, Oregon168

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Alaska4.26%31,426
2Hawaii0.03%487
3Washington0.02%1,666
4North Dakota0.02%123
5Montana0.02%169
6Utah0.01%444
7Wyoming0.01%84
8Oregon0.01%519
9Nevada0.01%334
10Arizona0.01%693
11Colorado0.01%546
12Idaho0.01%163
13Maine0.01%125
14Iowa0.01%244
15Alabama0.01%339
16Oklahoma0.01%217
17New Mexico0.01%116
18Kansas0.01%152
19Maryland0%295
20Arkansas0%131
21California0%1,689
22Florida0%874
23Virginia0%330
24Tennessee0%250
25Wisconsin0%216
26Connecticut0%118
27Ohio0%388
28Vermont0%20
29Minnesota0%149
30New York0%483
31New Hampshire0%33
32West Virginia0%45
33New Jersey0%202
34South Dakota0%20
35Texas0%655
36Massachusetts0%155
37Kentucky0%96
38Missouri0%132
39Georgia0%207
40Rhode Island0%21
41North Carolina0%207
42Delaware0%18
43Michigan0%179
44Illinois0%203
45Mississippi0%41
46Pennsylvania0%176
47Nebraska0%27
48Indiana0%87
49South Carolina0%53
50Louisiana0%38
51Puerto Rico0%15
52District of Columbia0%0

Top States and Territories by Population of Alaska Native tribes: Inupiat

# State Population
1Alaska31,426
2California1,689
3Washington1,666
4Florida874
5Arizona693
6Texas655
7Colorado546
8Oregon519
9Hawaii487
10New York483
11Utah444
12Ohio388
13Alabama339
14Nevada334
15Virginia330
16Maryland295
17Tennessee250
18Iowa244
19Oklahoma217
20Wisconsin216
21Georgia207
22North Carolina207
23Illinois203
24New Jersey202
25Michigan179
26Pennsylvania176
27Montana169
28Idaho163
29Massachusetts155
30Kansas152
31Minnesota149
32Missouri132
33Arkansas131
34Maine125
35North Dakota123
36Connecticut118
37New Mexico116
38Kentucky96
39Indiana87
40Wyoming84
41South Carolina53
42West Virginia45
43Mississippi41
44Louisiana38
45New Hampshire33
46Nebraska27
47Rhode Island21
48South Dakota20
49Vermont20
50Delaware18
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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