Distribution of American Indian tribes: Sioux People in the US

Explore the map and tables to see where people of this ethnic group have settled in the United States by county and state. Ethnic and ancestry information for these tables includes people of partial descent and is based on self identification.

Skip to: You can move across the map by clicking and dragging. This is mobile friendly as well.

Counties by Percentage of Population: American Indian tribes: Sioux

  • KEY
  • 7.05%
  • 14.1%
  • 21.15%
  • 28.2%
  • 42.3%
  • 56.4%
  • 70.5%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Buffalo County, South Dakota84.61%
2Todd County, South Dakota82.92%
3Sioux County, North Dakota78.45%
4Dewey County, South Dakota73.18%
5Ziebach County, South Dakota72.67%
6Corson County, South Dakota63.6%
7Oglala Lakota County, South Dakota59.95%
8Mellette County, South Dakota54.06%
9Jackson County, South Dakota51.96%
10Benson County, North Dakota50.31%
11Bennett County, South Dakota39.92%
12Lyman County, South Dakota38.33%
13Roberts County, South Dakota37.11%
14Charles Mix County, South Dakota31.82%
15Roosevelt County, Montana21.98%
16Moody County, South Dakota12.88%
17Tripp County, South Dakota12.23%
18Day County, South Dakota11.3%
19Sheridan County, Nebraska11.2%
20Brule County, South Dakota10.77%

Top Counties by Population of American Indian tribes: Sioux

# County Population
1Pennington County, South Dakota10,803
2Oglala Lakota County, South Dakota8,594
3Todd County, South Dakota8,413
4Dewey County, South Dakota4,229
5Minnehaha County, South Dakota4,191
6Roberts County, South Dakota3,817
7Benson County, North Dakota3,464
8Sioux County, North Dakota3,462
9Charles Mix County, South Dakota2,973
10Corson County, South Dakota2,651
11Roosevelt County, Montana2,468
12Los Angeles County, California2,297
13Ziebach County, South Dakota2,045
14Hennepin County, Minnesota1,923
15Maricopa County, Arizona1,838
16Burleigh County, North Dakota1,768
17Hughes County, South Dakota1,760
18Buffalo County, South Dakota1,737
19Jackson County, South Dakota1,708
20Lyman County, South Dakota1,483

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1South Dakota8.04%69,465
2North Dakota1.74%13,113
3Montana0.57%5,985
4Nebraska0.39%7,354
5Wyoming0.27%1,547
6Minnesota0.2%11,120
7Alaska0.15%1,124
8Colorado0.14%7,887
9Iowa0.12%3,612
10Idaho0.11%1,893
11Oregon0.1%3,920
12Kansas0.09%2,665
13Washington0.09%6,524
14Oklahoma0.08%3,062
15New Mexico0.07%1,499
16Hawaii0.07%962
17Utah0.06%1,952
18Arizona0.06%3,825
19Missouri0.05%3,138
20Nevada0.04%1,229
21California0.04%13,727
22Wisconsin0.03%1,811
23Kentucky0.03%1,243
24Illinois0.03%3,316
25West Virginia0.03%470
26Arkansas0.03%747
27Ohio0.02%2,900
28Tennessee0.02%1,645
29Rhode Island0.02%252
30Texas0.02%6,217
31Virginia0.02%1,768
32Maine0.02%274
33Indiana0.02%1,351
34Michigan0.02%2,033
35Florida0.02%4,200
36North Carolina0.02%2,057
37Vermont0.02%124
38Maryland0.02%1,169
39South Carolina0.02%965
40Delaware0.02%178
41Georgia0.02%1,843
42Pennsylvania0.02%2,193
43Connecticut0.02%561
44District of Columbia0.01%94
45Alabama0.01%660
46New Hampshire0.01%179
47Louisiana0.01%496
48New York0.01%1,793
49Massachusetts0.01%579
50New Jersey0.01%693
51Mississippi0%42
52Puerto Rico0%0

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

# State Population
1South Dakota69,465
2California13,727
3North Dakota13,113
4Minnesota11,120
5Colorado7,887
6Nebraska7,354
7Washington6,524
8Texas6,217
9Montana5,985
10Florida4,200
11Oregon3,920
12Arizona3,825
13Iowa3,612
14Illinois3,316
15Missouri3,138
16Oklahoma3,062
17Ohio2,900
18Kansas2,665
19Pennsylvania2,193
20North Carolina2,057
21Michigan2,033
22Utah1,952
23Idaho1,893
24Georgia1,843
25Wisconsin1,811
26New York1,793
27Virginia1,768
28Tennessee1,645
29Wyoming1,547
30New Mexico1,499
31Indiana1,351
32Kentucky1,243
33Nevada1,229
34Maryland1,169
35Alaska1,124
36South Carolina965
37Hawaii962
38Arkansas747
39New Jersey693
40Alabama660
41Massachusetts579
42Connecticut561
43Louisiana496
44West Virginia470
45Maine274
46Rhode Island252
47New Hampshire179
48Delaware178
49Vermont124
50District of Columbia94
51Mississippi42
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.

Copyright 2019 Statimetric