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Native American population

Minnesota, 2013-2017

This table contains information about all Minnesota residents with Native American ancestry, including native- and foreign-born residents. Cultural identification is based on a combination of race, ancestry, and birthplace.

Demographics
Native American population
Total population (2013-2017)
Total population 168,465
Region of residence (2013-2017)
Twin Cities 44.5%
Greater MN 55.5%
Gender and age (2013-2017)
Male 82,828 49.2%
Female 85,637 50.8%
Under 5 years 18,163 10.8%
5-9 years 21,792 12.9%
10-14 years 17,280 10.3%
15-17 years 10,590 6.3%
18-24 years 15,792 9.4%
25-34 years 24,656 14.6%
35-44 years 18,842 11.2%
45-54 years 18,061 10.7%
55-64 years 13,905 8.3%
65-74 years 6,168 3.7%
75-84 years 2,492 1.5%
85 years and older 724 0.4%
17 years and younger 40.3%
18-64 years 54.2%
65 years and older 5.6%
Foreign-born (2013-2017)
Foreign-born residents 2.0%
Language spoken (2013-2017)
Population (5 years and older) 150,302
English only 92.1%
Language other than English 7.9%
Speaks English less than "very well" 1.4%
Disability (2013-2017)
Total population for whom disability status is determined 163,956
Population with a disability 15.2%
Total population for whom disability status is determined, Under 65 154,984
With a disability, under 65 13.7%
Residence one year ago (2013-2017)
Population (1 year and over in US) 164,778
Same residence 81.4%
Different residence in the U.S. 18.2%
Different residence outside the U.S. 0.5%
Economy
Native American population
Household income (2017 dollars) (2013-2017)
Total households 49,353
Less than $35,000 42.5%
$35,000-$49,999 11.9%
$50,000-$74,999 16.8%
$75,000-$99,999 12.2%
$100,000 or more 16.6%
Median household income (2017 dollars, averaged) 43,487
Poverty (2013-2017)
All people for whom poverty status is determined 161,530
With income below poverty 23.3%
With income 100-149% of poverty 13.6%
With income 150-199% of poverty 9.7%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 53.3%
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 65,826 26.6%
18-64 (percent of people 18-64) 86,732 22.0%
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 8,972 12.2%
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 65,826 26.6%
18-24 (percent of people 18-24) 14,188 29.0%
25-34 (percent of people 25-34) 23,428 25.5%
35-44 (percent of people 35-44) 18,166 17.4%
45-54 (percent of people 45-54) 17,316 18.5%
55-64 (percent of people 55-64) 13,634 19.4%
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 8,972 12.2%
Health
Native American population
Health care coverage (2013-2017)
Total population for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 163,956
Population without health insurance coverage 11.4%
Housing
Native American population
Households and average household size (2013-2017)
Total households 49,353
Average household size 3
Owned and rental housing (2013-2017)
Owner-occupied 51.7%
Renter-occupied 48.3%
Households by type (2013-2017)
Married couples, no children under 18 18.6%
Married couples, with children under 18 16.3%
Single male with children under 18 1.9%
Single female with children under 18 10.2%
Other family households 9.3%
Individual living alone 28.9%
Other non-family households 3.8%
Undetermined household type 11.1%
Cost-burdened households (2013-2017)
All households for which cost burden is calculated 48,081
Cost-burdened households 37.4%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 25,327
Cost-burdened owner households 25.4%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 22,754
Cost-burdened renter households 50.7%
Rent paid (2013-2017)
Households paying rent 23,824
Median gross rent paid (2017 dollars, averaged) 765
Transportation
Native American population
Vehicles per household (2013-2017)
No vehicles 13.0%
1 vehicle available 36.8%
2 vehicles available 30.6%
3 or more vehicles available 19.6%
Transportation to work (2013-2017)
Workers (16 years and older) 61,349
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 84.1%
Public transportation 6.4%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 9.6%
Travel time to work (2013-2017)
Total age 16+ (not home based) 58,738
Less than 10 minutes 18.9%
10-19 minutes 29.6%
20-29 minutes 20.9%
30 minutes or longer 30.6%
Workforce
Native American population
Educational attainment (2013-2017)
Population (25 years and older) 84,848
Less than high school 12.5%
High school diploma or GED 28.5%
Some college or associate's degree 39.8%
Bachelor's degree 13.6%
Graduate or professional degree 5.6%
High school graduate or higher 87.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher 19.2%
Working adults (2013-2017)
Total civilian population, 18-64 91,192
% of working age adults who are employed 64.4%
Total civilian population, 18-64, male 43,430
% of working age adults who are employed, male 63.4%
Total civilian population, 18-64, female 47,762
% of working age adults who are employed, female 65.3%

 

Source:

Integrated Public Use Microdata Series from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey.