Distribution of American Indian tribes: Choctaw People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: American Indian tribes: Choctaw

  • KEY
  • 1.7%
  • 3.4%
  • 5.1%
  • 6.8%
  • 10.2%
  • 13.6%
  • 17%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Latimer County, Oklahoma20.58%
2Choctaw County, Oklahoma18.49%
3McCurtain County, Oklahoma18.37%
4Neshoba County, Mississippi16.89%
5Pushmataha County, Oklahoma16.14%
6Coal County, Oklahoma15.95%
7Bryan County, Oklahoma12.93%
8Haskell County, Oklahoma12.23%
9Pittsburg County, Oklahoma11.84%
10Atoka County, Oklahoma11.67%
11Le Flore County, Oklahoma10.77%
12Pontotoc County, Oklahoma7.68%
13Murray County, Oklahoma7.06%
14Johnston County, Oklahoma6.58%
15Leake County, Mississippi5.8%
16Marshall County, Oklahoma5.73%
17Newton County, Mississippi5.32%
18Jefferson County, Oklahoma5.09%
19Carter County, Oklahoma5.09%
20Washington County, Alabama4.96%

Top Counties by Population of American Indian tribes: Choctaw

# County Population
1Oklahoma County, Oklahoma8,593
2Tulsa County, Oklahoma6,447
3McCurtain County, Oklahoma6,057
4Bryan County, Oklahoma5,915
5Le Flore County, Oklahoma5,373
6Cleveland County, Oklahoma5,287
7Pittsburg County, Oklahoma5,253
8Los Angeles County, California5,082
9Neshoba County, Mississippi4,962
10Dallas County, Texas3,043
11Pontotoc County, Oklahoma2,944
12Harris County, Texas2,866
13Tarrant County, Texas2,824
14Choctaw County, Oklahoma2,753
15Maricopa County, Arizona2,520
16Mobile County, Alabama2,493
17Carter County, Oklahoma2,463
18Latimer County, Oklahoma2,160
19Canadian County, Oklahoma2,116
20San Diego County, California1,993

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Oklahoma2.32%90,973
2Mississippi0.4%11,904
3Arkansas0.26%7,701
4Alaska0.16%1,211
5Oregon0.13%5,469
6Wyoming0.12%698
7Louisiana0.12%5,480
8Texas0.11%32,037
9Kansas0.11%3,317
10Alabama0.11%5,497
11Idaho0.11%1,856
12Hawaii0.1%1,374
13New Mexico0.08%1,702
14Washington0.08%5,839
15California0.08%30,860
16Nevada0.08%2,202
17Arizona0.08%5,226
18Colorado0.07%3,845
19Missouri0.06%3,730
20Montana0.03%338
21Utah0.03%977
22South Dakota0.03%274
23District of Columbia0.03%208
24Tennessee0.03%1,863
25Nebraska0.03%522
26Michigan0.02%2,392
27Indiana0.02%1,490
28Illinois0.02%2,791
29Virginia0.02%1,822
30Florida0.02%4,445
31Iowa0.02%642
32Georgia0.02%1,937
33Ohio0.02%2,138
34Kentucky0.02%807
35New Hampshire0.02%244
36North Carolina0.02%1,809
37Wisconsin0.02%1,023
38South Carolina0.02%824
39Delaware0.02%157
40Maryland0.02%960
41Massachusetts0.02%1,044
42Vermont0.01%91
43Minnesota0.01%657
44West Virginia0.01%196
45North Dakota0.01%75
46Connecticut0.01%339
47New York0.01%1,868
48Maine0.01%117
49Pennsylvania0.01%816
50New Jersey0%357
51Rhode Island0%10
52Puerto Rico0%0

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

# State Population
1Oklahoma90,973
2Texas32,037
3California30,860
4Mississippi11,904
5Arkansas7,701
6Washington5,839
7Alabama5,497
8Louisiana5,480
9Oregon5,469
10Arizona5,226
11Florida4,445
12Colorado3,845
13Missouri3,730
14Kansas3,317
15Illinois2,791
16Michigan2,392
17Nevada2,202
18Ohio2,138
19Georgia1,937
20New York1,868
21Tennessee1,863
22Idaho1,856
23Virginia1,822
24North Carolina1,809
25New Mexico1,702
26Indiana1,490
27Hawaii1,374
28Alaska1,211
29Massachusetts1,044
30Wisconsin1,023
31Utah977
32Maryland960
33South Carolina824
34Pennsylvania816
35Kentucky807
36Wyoming698
37Minnesota657
38Iowa642
39Nebraska522
40New Jersey357
41Connecticut339
42Montana338
43South Dakota274
44New Hampshire244
45District of Columbia208
46West Virginia196
47Delaware157
48Maine117
49Vermont91
50North Dakota75
51Rhode Island10
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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