American Indian and Alaska Native Household Population by Tribal

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					(i.e., including those who reported               Table 2.
their race as one or more American                American Indian and Alaska Native Household Population
                                                  by Tribal Group: 2004
Indian and Alaska Native tribes and
no other race). Respondents who                   (Data based on sample limited to the household population and exclude the population living in
                                                  institutions, college dormitories, and other group quarters. For information on confidentiality protection,
reported American Indian and                      sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see
                                                  http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/datanotes/exp_acs2004.html)
Alaska Native either alone or with
one or more other race categories                                                                                                            Percent of
are included in the American                                                                                                                  American
                                                                                                                                             Indian and
Indian and Alaska Native-alone-or-                                          Tribal group
                                                                                                                                         Alaska Native-
in-combination population. The                                                                                                                    alone     Margin of
                                                                                                                              Population     population     error1 (±)
report also includes data for the
non-Hispanic segments of these                                  American Indian and
populations.                                                     Alaska Native alone2 . . . . . . . . . . .                   2,151,322          100.0             (X)
                                                  American Indian tribal grouping, specified . . .                            1,729,574            80.4           0.88
Data on individuals who reported                   Apache . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          66,048             3.1           0.63
that they were American Indian                     Blackfeet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         39,508             1.8           1.13
and Alaska Native and White, a                     Cherokee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           331,491            15.4           0.83
                                                   Cheyenne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .            15,715             0.7           0.35
part of the in-combination popula-                 Chickasaw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .             12,773             0.6           0.27
tion, are shown separately in this                 Chippewa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .            92,041             4.3           0.47
report in the American Indian and                  Choctaw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           55,107             2.6           0.47
                                                   Creek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       27,243             1.3           0.26
Alaska Native and White category.                  Iroquois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        50,982             2.4           0.51
                                                   Lumbee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          59,433             2.8           0.25
The term “American Indian and                      Navajo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       230,401            10.7           1.20
Alaska Native” is used to refer to                 Osage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         13,982             0.6           0.25
                                                   Ottawa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        12,824             0.6           0.16
the American Indian and Alaska
                                                   Paiute . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        14,944             0.7           0.23
Native-alone population and the                    Pima . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        48,709             2.3           1.35
term “non-Hispanic White” is used                  Potawatomi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .            14,952             0.7           0.21
                                                   Pueblo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        69,203             3.2           0.70
to refer to the White-alone, not
                                                   Seminole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          12,578             0.6           0.29
Hispanic population. In the report                 Sioux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       67,666             3.1           0.70
graphics, the acronym “AIAN” is                    Tohono O’Odham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                    20,577             1.0           0.31
                                                   Yaqui . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       16,169             0.8           0.22
used to refer to the American Indian
                                                   Yuman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         10,419             0.5           0.78
and Alaska Native population.                      All other American Indian tribes3 . . . . . . . . .                          446,809            20.8           1.27
                                                  American Indian tribes, not specified . . . . . . .                            45,736             2.1           0.35
The American Indian and Alaska
                                                  Alaska Native tribes, specified . . . . . . . . . . . . .                      89,462             4.2           0.37
Native population includes people                   Alaska Athabascan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                  12,370             0.6           0.17
who reported American Indian and                    Aleut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      11,037             0.5           0.16
                                                    Eskimo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         35,951             1.7           1.16
Alaska Native or wrote in their
                                                    Tlingit-Haida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          18,677             0.9           0.67
principal or enrolled tribe or tribes               All other Alaska Native tribes4 . . . . . . . . . . .                        11,427             0.5           0.73
on the ACS question on race.                      Alaska Native tribes, not specified . . . . . . . . . .                        11,808             0.5           0.09
                                                  American Indian tribes or Alaska Native
Among American Indians, Cherokee                   tribes, not specified5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .             274,742            12.8           0.90
was the largest tribal grouping,
                                                      (X) Not applicable.
with a population of 331,000 or                       1
                                                        This number, when added to and subtracted from the estimate, produces the 90-percent
15 percent of the American Indian                 confidence interval around the estimate.
                                                      2
                                                        This category includes people who reported only ‘‘American Indian or Alaska Native,’’ either by
and Alaska Native-alone population                specifying one or more American Indian or Alaska Native tribes or tribal groupings or by responding with
                                                  a generic term such as ‘‘American Indian’’ or ‘‘Alaska Native.’’
(Table 2).7 Navajo was the                            3
                                                        This category includes people who reported one specified American Indian tribe or tribal grouping
                                                  not shown above, as well as people who reported two or more specified American Indian tribes or tribal
                                                  groupings but only reported as American Indian or Alaska Native.
    7
      Tribal grouping refers to the combining         4
                                                        This category includes people who reported one specified Alaska Native tribe or tribal grouping not
of individual American Indian tribes into a       shown above, as well as people who reported two or more specified Alaska Native tribes or tribal
general tribal grouping, such as Fort Sill        groupings but reported only as American Indian or Alaska Native.
                                                      5
Apache, Jicarilla Apache, and Mescalero                 This category includes respondents who checked the ‘‘American Indian or Alaska Native’’ response
                                                  category or wrote in the generic term ‘‘American Indian’’ or ‘‘Alaska Native’’ or tribal entries not
Apache, into the general Apache tribe, or com-    elsewhere classified.
bining individual Alaska Native tribes, such as
                                                      Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2004 American Community Survey, Selected Population Profiles,
American Eskimo, Eskimo, and Greenland            S0201, and Detailed Tables, B02005.
Eskimo, into the general Eskimo tribe.




2 The American Community—American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2004                                                                                   U.S. Census Bureau