Distribution of American Indian tribes: Paiute People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: American Indian tribes: Paiute

  • KEY
  • 1.75%
  • 3.5%
  • 5.25%
  • 7%
  • 10.5%
  • 14%
  • 17.5%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Mineral County, Nevada20.75%
2Alpine County, California6.89%
3Inyo County, California3.23%
4Humboldt County, Nevada3.12%
5Pershing County, Nevada2.16%
6Mono County, California1.8%
7Lyon County, Nevada1.43%
8Modoc County, California1.19%
9Churchill County, Nevada1.12%
10Harney County, Oregon0.91%
11Jefferson County, Oregon0.72%
12Carson City, Nevada0.72%
13Sevier County, Utah0.64%
14Millard County, Utah0.52%
15Washoe County, Nevada0.5%
16Lassen County, California0.49%
17Asotin County, Washington0.48%
18Douglas County, Nevada0.47%
19Sierra County, California0.44%
20Iron County, Utah0.42%

Top Counties by Population of American Indian tribes: Paiute

# County Population
1Washoe County, Nevada2,273
2Clark County, Nevada2,057
3Mineral County, Nevada923
4Kern County, California809
5Los Angeles County, California769
6Lyon County, Nevada762
7Inyo County, California585
8Humboldt County, Nevada527
9San Diego County, California447
10Sacramento County, California416
11Carson City, Nevada392
12Washington County, Utah331
13Churchill County, Nevada269
14Multnomah County, Oregon258
15Mono County, California255
16Chelan County, Washington240
17Maricopa County, Arizona228
18Douglas County, Nevada227
19Fresno County, California224
20San Bernardino County, California210

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Nevada0.27%7,869
2Utah0.04%1,266
3Alaska0.02%179
4Oregon0.02%972
5California0.02%5,936
6Arizona0.01%655
7Idaho0.01%132
8Washington0.01%545
9Missouri0%291
10Colorado0%251
11Wyoming0%22
12Kansas0%83
13Oklahoma0%95
14New Mexico0%48
15Montana0%20
16Iowa0%54
17Delaware0%15
18Hawaii0%21
19Alabama0%68
20Illinois0%172
21Minnesota0%74
22Virginia0%81
23Mississippi0%26
24North Dakota0%7
25South Carolina0%39
26New Jersey0%57
27Pennsylvania0%77
28Florida0%126
29Ohio0%71
30Indiana0%35
31New York0%104
32North Carolina0%50
33Tennessee0%36
34Arkansas0%13
35Louisiana0%13
36Texas0%90
37Michigan0%15
38Nebraska0%4
39Georgia0%15
40Wisconsin0%5
41Massachusetts0%8
42Connecticut0%0
43District of Columbia0%0
44Maryland0%0
45Rhode Island0%0
46South Dakota0%0
47Vermont0%0
48Kentucky0%0
49Maine0%0
50New Hampshire0%0
51Puerto Rico0%0
52West Virginia0%0

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

# State Population
1Nevada7,869
2California5,936
3Utah1,266
4Oregon972
5Arizona655
6Washington545
7Missouri291
8Colorado251
9Alaska179
10Illinois172
11Idaho132
12Florida126
13New York104
14Oklahoma95
15Texas90
16Kansas83
17Virginia81
18Pennsylvania77
19Minnesota74
20Ohio71
21Alabama68
22New Jersey57
23Iowa54
24North Carolina50
25New Mexico48
26South Carolina39
27Tennessee36
28Indiana35
29Mississippi26
30Wyoming22
31Hawaii21
32Montana20
33Georgia15
34Michigan15
35Delaware15
36Louisiana13
37Arkansas13
38Massachusetts8
39North Dakota7
40Wisconsin5
41Nebraska4
42Connecticut0
43District of Columbia0
44Maryland0
45Rhode Island0
46South Dakota0
47Vermont0
48Kentucky0
49Maine0
50New Hampshire0
51Puerto Rico0
52West Virginia0

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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