Distribution of American Indian tribes: Navajo People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: American Indian tribes: Navajo

  • KEY
  • 6%
  • 12%
  • 18%
  • 24%
  • 36%
  • 48%
  • 60%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Apache County, Arizona71.75%
2McKinley County, New Mexico63.57%
3San Juan County, Utah47.46%
4San Juan County, New Mexico38.87%
5Navajo County, Arizona26.51%
6Coconino County, Arizona23.81%
7Cibola County, New Mexico16.59%
8Socorro County, New Mexico9.71%
9Montezuma County, Colorado5.2%
10Garfield County, Utah3.25%
11Sandoval County, New Mexico3.07%
12La Plata County, Colorado2.91%
13Bernalillo County, New Mexico2.8%
14Kalawao County, Hawaii2.67%
15Las Animas County, Colorado2.4%
16Greenlee County, Arizona2.37%
17Union County, New Mexico2.32%
18Rio Arriba County, New Mexico2.31%
19Grand County, Utah2.26%
20Rio Grande County, Colorado2.11%

Top Counties by Population of American Indian tribes: Navajo

# County Population
1Apache County, Arizona51,317
2San Juan County, New Mexico49,538
3McKinley County, New Mexico46,313
4Maricopa County, Arizona36,283
5Coconino County, Arizona33,381
6Navajo County, Arizona28,818
7Bernalillo County, New Mexico18,951
8San Juan County, Utah7,252
9Salt Lake County, Utah5,453
10Cibola County, New Mexico4,475
11Sandoval County, New Mexico4,323
12Los Angeles County, California4,124
13Pima County, Arizona3,870
14Pinal County, Arizona3,014
15Clark County, Nevada2,467
16Riverside County, California2,175
17Utah County, Utah1,800
18Socorro County, New Mexico1,651
19La Plata County, Colorado1,605
20Washington County, Utah1,559

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1New Mexico6.32%132,241
2Arizona2.33%161,558
3Utah0.69%21,162
4Colorado0.23%12,642
5Wyoming0.22%1,298
6Nevada0.11%3,318
7Idaho0.09%1,492
8Montana0.07%757
9Oklahoma0.07%2,553
10Alaska0.06%447
11Hawaii0.06%854
12Kansas0.06%1,742
13South Dakota0.06%508
14North Dakota0.06%419
15California0.05%19,927
16Oregon0.04%1,748
17Washington0.04%3,002
18Texas0.03%7,923
19Nebraska0.02%429
20Missouri0.02%1,188
21Iowa0.02%596
22District of Columbia0.01%101
23Virginia0.01%1,131
24North Carolina0.01%1,300
25Wisconsin0.01%680
26Florida0.01%2,252
27Tennessee0.01%696
28Maryland0.01%627
29Maine0.01%139
30Arkansas0.01%306
31New Hampshire0.01%134
32Georgia0.01%1,021
33Minnesota0.01%541
34Ohio0.01%1,077
35Michigan0.01%888
36Kentucky0.01%393
37Indiana0.01%575
38Illinois0.01%1,078
39Louisiana0.01%371
40Connecticut0.01%250
41Massachusetts0.01%474
42Delaware0.01%65
43New Jersey0.01%587
44South Carolina0.01%296
45Pennsylvania0.01%759
46Mississippi0.01%171
47Alabama0.01%264
48New York0%887
49Rhode Island0%28
50Vermont0%16
51West Virginia0%34
52Puerto Rico0%17

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

# State Population
1Arizona161,558
2New Mexico132,241
3Utah21,162
4California19,927
5Colorado12,642
6Texas7,923
7Nevada3,318
8Washington3,002
9Oklahoma2,553
10Florida2,252
11Oregon1,748
12Kansas1,742
13Idaho1,492
14North Carolina1,300
15Wyoming1,298
16Missouri1,188
17Virginia1,131
18Illinois1,078
19Ohio1,077
20Georgia1,021
21Michigan888
22New York887
23Hawaii854
24Pennsylvania759
25Montana757
26Tennessee696
27Wisconsin680
28Maryland627
29Iowa596
30New Jersey587
31Indiana575
32Minnesota541
33South Dakota508
34Massachusetts474
35Alaska447
36Nebraska429
37North Dakota419
38Kentucky393
39Louisiana371
40Arkansas306
41South Carolina296
42Alabama264
43Connecticut250
44Mississippi171
45Maine139
46New Hampshire134
47District of Columbia101
48Delaware65
49West Virginia34
50Rhode Island28
51Puerto Rico17
52Vermont16

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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