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Indigenous Peoples: Demographics

This guide supports Prof. Ulrike Wiethaus' courses on Indigenous Peoples.

Indian Population 1990

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Population of the Top 25 American Indian Tribes for the United States: 1990 and 1980
From the Bureau of the Census

American Factfinder
Popular tables and maps for the U.S., states, counties, cities, towns, and American Indian reservations for population, housing, economics, and geographic data.

American Indian and Alaska Native Populationsfrom the Bureau of the Census

Characteristics of American Indians and Alaska Natives by Tribe and Language: 2000 C3.223/28:2000 PHC-5/PT.1. (Government Documents) Issued in 2003, this book provides a wealth of information on topics ranging from education, work and income to housing and household characteristics.

City and County Data Books C3:134/2 C83/2. (Government Documents)
From the University of Virginia, this site allows you to select counties and variables, with an output that you can use in Excel. Want to see it in print? Go to Government Documents.

County and State Demographics
Broken down by age, race, county, and MSA.

County Profiles
from the NC Commerce Dept.


Forsyth County Personal XIncome

Income and Poverty (Forsyth County)

Legacy Development Guide for Forsyth County

Demographics USA
Ref HC110.C6 S847.  Demographics categorized by county.

Statistics by state, county, municipality, township, tract, block group, and block coverage.

Native American-Indian Genealogy
Find genealogy records for numerous tribes here.

North Carolina: 2000. Summary Population and Housing Characteristics C3.223/18:2000PHC-1-35. (Government Documents)

State and County Quick Facts

Statistical Abstract of the United States
At the Reference Desk or online. Includes population, health and medical care, education, environment, and income/wealth information.

Cherokee Population, 2000

Population of American Indian and Alaska Native Tribes from the 2000 Census American Indian and Alaska Native tribe alone or in any combination
Cherokee 729,533
.Cherokee 697,421
.Cherokee Alabama 154
.Cherokees of Northeast Alabama 867
.Cherokees of Southeast Alabama 751
.Eastern Cherokee 10,210
.Echota Cherokee 5,874
.Georgia Eastern Cherokee 281
.Northern Cherokee Nation of Missouri and Arkansas 2,724
.Tuscola 17
.United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee 603
.Western Cherokee 9,153
.Southeastern Cherokee Council 240
.Sac River Band of the Chickamauga-Cherokee 27
.White River Band of the Chickamauga-Cherokee 448
.Four Winds Cherokee 767
.Cherokee of Georgia 88

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