Distribution of American Indian tribes: South American Indian People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: American Indian tribes: South American Indian

  • KEY
  • 0.75%
  • 1.5%
  • 2.25%
  • 3%
  • 4.5%
  • 6%
  • 7.5%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Aguada Municipio, Puerto Rico9.27%
2Rinc, Puerto Rico6.81%
3A, Puerto Rico5.29%
4Carolina Municipio, Puerto Rico2.11%
5Berks County, Pennsylvania1.47%
6Emporia city, Virginia1.12%
7Greer County, Oklahoma0.69%
8Aguadilla Municipio, Puerto Rico0.62%
9Amelia County, Virginia0.55%
10Sweetwater County, Wyoming0.5%
11Yauco Municipio, Puerto Rico0.5%
12Cayey Municipio, Puerto Rico0.48%
13Las Mar, Puerto Rico0.45%
14Mayag, Puerto Rico0.44%
15Guaynabo Municipio, Puerto Rico0.44%
16Pierce County, Nebraska0.43%
17Las Piedras Municipio, Puerto Rico0.39%
18Guayanilla Municipio, Puerto Rico0.38%
19Pike County, Mississippi0.34%
20San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico0.34%

Top Counties by Population of American Indian tribes: South American Indian

# County Population
1Berks County, Pennsylvania6,135
2Bronx County, New York4,130
3Aguada Municipio, Puerto Rico3,583
4Carolina Municipio, Puerto Rico3,319
5New York County, New York3,152
6Kings County, New York2,517
7Queens County, New York2,344
8Cuyahoga County, Ohio2,209
9Broward County, Florida1,841
10Suffolk County, New York1,803
11Los Angeles County, California1,746
12A, Puerto Rico1,448
13Westchester County, New York1,412
14Hartford County, Connecticut1,284
15Cook County, Illinois1,265
16Miami-Dade County, Florida1,239
17Hillsborough County, Florida1,180
18San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico1,179
19Monroe County, New York1,152
20Providence County, Rhode Island1,132

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Puerto Rico0.45%15,194
2Rhode Island0.12%1,219
3Connecticut0.1%3,742
4New York0.1%20,282
5Pennsylvania0.09%11,161
6New Jersey0.06%5,623
7Delaware0.06%548
8Massachusetts0.05%3,400
9Florida0.05%10,052
10Wyoming0.05%266
11Maryland0.04%2,254
12Hawaii0.03%480
13District of Columbia0.03%219
14Ohio0.03%3,281
15Virginia0.03%2,372
16North Carolina0.02%2,367
17Georgia0.02%2,294
18Alaska0.02%150
19Utah0.02%593
20Illinois0.02%2,361
21California0.02%6,314
22Nebraska0.02%293
23Colorado0.01%724
24New Mexico0.01%273
25Washington0.01%903
26Texas0.01%3,371
27Michigan0.01%939
28Oklahoma0.01%345
29Wisconsin0.01%505
30Nevada0.01%253
31Minnesota0.01%473
32South Carolina0.01%418
33Oregon0.01%332
34Arizona0.01%532
35Tennessee0.01%436
36Missouri0.01%404
37Idaho0.01%107
38Louisiana0.01%292
39Kentucky0.01%245
40Mississippi0.01%157
41Maine0.01%69
42Indiana0.01%338
43New Hampshire0.01%69
44Vermont0%29
45Montana0%47
46Alabama0%211
47West Virginia0%60
48Arkansas0%83
49Iowa0%87
50South Dakota0%15
51Kansas0%46
52North Dakota0%3

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

# State Population
1New York20,282
2Puerto Rico15,194
3Pennsylvania11,161
4Florida10,052
5California6,314
6New Jersey5,623
7Connecticut3,742
8Massachusetts3,400
9Texas3,371
10Ohio3,281
11Virginia2,372
12North Carolina2,367
13Illinois2,361
14Georgia2,294
15Maryland2,254
16Rhode Island1,219
17Michigan939
18Washington903
19Colorado724
20Utah593
21Delaware548
22Arizona532
23Wisconsin505
24Hawaii480
25Minnesota473
26Tennessee436
27South Carolina418
28Missouri404
29Oklahoma345
30Indiana338
31Oregon332
32Nebraska293
33Louisiana292
34New Mexico273
35Wyoming266
36Nevada253
37Kentucky245
38District of Columbia219
39Alabama211
40Mississippi157
41Alaska150
42Idaho107
43Iowa87
44Arkansas83
45Maine69
46New Hampshire69
47West Virginia60
48Montana47
49Kansas46
50Vermont29
51South Dakota15
52North Dakota3

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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