Distribution of American Indian tribes: Chippewa People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: American Indian tribes: Chippewa

  • KEY
  • 6.2%
  • 12.4%
  • 18.6%
  • 24.8%
  • 37.2%
  • 49.6%
  • 62%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Rolette County, North Dakota74.33%
2Mahnomen County, Minnesota45.08%
3Beltrami County, Minnesota19.45%
4Mackinac County, Michigan18.15%
5Chippewa County, Michigan17.42%
6Sawyer County, Wisconsin16.94%
7Ashland County, Wisconsin12.77%
8Baraga County, Michigan11.67%
9Bayfield County, Wisconsin10.97%
10Cass County, Minnesota10.66%
11Clearwater County, Minnesota10.58%
12Vilas County, Wisconsin10.12%
13Schoolcraft County, Michigan9.13%
14Becker County, Minnesota8.74%
15Forest County, Wisconsin7.25%
16Cook County, Minnesota6.74%
17Luce County, Michigan6.65%
18Mille Lacs County, Minnesota5.55%
19Towner County, North Dakota5.48%
20Carlton County, Minnesota4.93%

Top Counties by Population of American Indian tribes: Chippewa

# County Population
1Rolette County, North Dakota10,855
2Beltrami County, Minnesota8,968
3Hennepin County, Minnesota7,935
4Chippewa County, Michigan6,591
5St. Louis County, Minnesota4,692
6Ramsey County, Minnesota3,454
7Milwaukee County, Wisconsin3,288
8Wayne County, Michigan3,220
9Cass County, Minnesota3,095
10Becker County, Minnesota2,951
11Sawyer County, Wisconsin2,773
12Isabella County, Michigan2,770
13Anoka County, Minnesota2,641
14Mahnomen County, Minnesota2,482
15Vilas County, Wisconsin2,185
16Oakland County, Michigan2,121
17Ashland County, Wisconsin2,006
18Mackinac County, Michigan1,963
19Carlton County, Minnesota1,753
20Dakota County, Minnesota1,741

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1North Dakota2.61%19,641
2Minnesota1%55,048
3Montana0.5%5,258
4Michigan0.44%43,716
5Wisconsin0.42%24,286
6Alaska0.24%1,763
7South Dakota0.11%932
8Oregon0.11%4,305
9Washington0.1%7,049
10Wyoming0.09%551
11Idaho0.06%1,072
12Colorado0.05%2,533
13Kansas0.04%1,122
14Hawaii0.04%512
15New Mexico0.04%752
16Nevada0.03%955
17Illinois0.03%3,845
18Arizona0.03%2,014
19Indiana0.03%1,737
20Oklahoma0.02%951
21Nebraska0.02%452
22Kentucky0.02%1,050
23Iowa0.02%735
24Missouri0.02%1,380
25California0.02%8,770
26Vermont0.02%124
27Utah0.02%604
28South Carolina0.02%956
29North Carolina0.02%1,835
30Ohio0.02%2,012
31Florida0.02%3,430
32Tennessee0.01%921
33Connecticut0.01%486
34Virginia0.01%1,074
35Maryland0.01%750
36Maine0.01%167
37New Hampshire0.01%161
38Texas0.01%3,111
39Rhode Island0.01%114
40New York0.01%1,808
41Pennsylvania0.01%1,142
42Massachusetts0.01%564
43Arkansas0.01%244
44Georgia0.01%836
45West Virginia0.01%121
46Alabama0.01%303
47Mississippi0.01%179
48New Jersey0.01%488
49Delaware0.01%49
50District of Columbia0%32
51Louisiana0%176
52Puerto Rico0%0

Top States and Territories by Population of American Indian tribes: Chippewa

# State Population
1Minnesota55,048
2Michigan43,716
3Wisconsin24,286
4North Dakota19,641
5California8,770
6Washington7,049
7Montana5,258
8Oregon4,305
9Illinois3,845
10Florida3,430
11Texas3,111
12Colorado2,533
13Arizona2,014
14Ohio2,012
15North Carolina1,835
16New York1,808
17Alaska1,763
18Indiana1,737
19Missouri1,380
20Pennsylvania1,142
21Kansas1,122
22Virginia1,074
23Idaho1,072
24Kentucky1,050
25South Carolina956
26Nevada955
27Oklahoma951
28South Dakota932
29Tennessee921
30Georgia836
31New Mexico752
32Maryland750
33Iowa735
34Utah604
35Massachusetts564
36Wyoming551
37Hawaii512
38New Jersey488
39Connecticut486
40Nebraska452
41Alabama303
42Arkansas244
43Mississippi179
44Louisiana176
45Maine167
46New Hampshire161
47Vermont124
48West Virginia121
49Rhode Island114
50Delaware49
51District of Columbia32
52Puerto Rico0

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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