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Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 1.2d.  Number and percentage distribution of population in American Indian/Alaska Native Areas and Alaska Native Regional Areas, by race/ethnicity: 2000

Residential location Total White Black Hispanic Asian/
Pacific
Islander
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
Total 6,108,620 63.7 10.8 5.0 1.5 15.9
American Indian reservation and off-reservation            
trust land—federal 944,317 33.7 1.0 8.7 0.8 53.6
American Indian reservation and off-reservation            
trust land—state 1,121 9.3 4.2 3.6 0.1 81.0
Oklahoma tribal statistical area 2,345,611 74.5 6.2 4.3 0.8 9.7
Tribal designated statistical area 162,709 86.7 6.6 2.7 0.9 1.4
State designated American Indian statistical area 1,857,172 62.4 25.3 4.7 1.6 4.3
Alaska Native village statistical area 172,205 57.3 0.5 2.3 2.2 33.4
Alaska Native Regional Corporation 625,485 67.7 3.4 4.1 4.5 15.2
NOTE: Totals include other race/ethnicity categories not separately shown. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. On American Indian federal reservation and off-reservation trust land, 0.1 percent of non-Hispanic residents reported being of "some other race" and 2.1 percent reported being of two or more races.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Summary Population and Housing Characteristics, table 34, based on Decennial Census, 2000.

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