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Diversity Statistics: American Indians/Native Americans today: A statistical snapshot

by Margaret Manalo

Date published: November 16, 2014

5.1 million

The nation’s population of American Indians and Alaska Natives including those of more than one race according to the 2011 American Community Survey.

1.1 million

The increase in the American Indian and Alaska Native population between the 2000 Census and 2010 Census. This group’s population increase was 26.7% in comparison to the overall population growth of 9.7%.



The percentage of civilian-employed American Indian and Alaska Native peoples 16 and older who worked in management, business, science and arts occupations in 2011. 24.8% worked in service occupations and 22.8% in sales and office occupations.


Read all the November Diversity Statistics on Native Americans here.

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