STATEWIDE DATA:

Census 2010 (released 3/2011):

672,591 - Total Population of all races ND 
36,591 or 5.4% - Total American Indians (one race) in ND 
42,996 or 6.4% - Total American Indians (race alone or in combination with one or more other races) in ND
19,963 or 54.6% - % of American Indians (one race) living in ND who live on reservations 
16,628 or 45.4% - % of American Indians (one race) living in ND who live off reservations
* American Indian population (one race) increased by 16.8% from 2000 to 2010
** American Indian population (race alone or in combination with one or more other races) increased by 22.1% from 2000 to 2010

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Census 2000:

642,200 - Total Population of all races ND
31,329 or 4.9% - Total American Indians (one race) in ND
35,228 or 5.5% - Total American Indians (race alone or in combination with one or more other races) in ND
18,733 or 59.8% - % of American Indians (one race) living in ND who live on reservations
12,596 or 40.2% - % of American Indians (one race) living in ND who live off reservations

 

2008 & Beyond:

American Indians are the largest minority population in North Dakota.

Census data estimates indicate that the American Indian population (race alone or in combination) in North Dakota has increased 12% from 35,228 in 2000 to 39,525 in 2008.

Census data estimate project that the statewide American Indian population (one race only) will be 47,000 in 2015 and 59,000 in 2025.

 

TRIBAL DATA:

Mandan, Hidatsa, & Arikara Nation (Three Affiliated Tribes)
12,204 - Enrolled members [MHA Enrollment Office - 1/31/2011] 
6,341 - Total Population on Fort Berthold Reservation [Census 2010]
5,915 - Total Population on Fort Berthold Reservation [Census 2000] 
4,556 or 71.8% - American Indians on Fort Berthold Reservation [Census 2010]
3,986 or 67.4% - American Indians on Fort Berthold Reservation [Census 2000]

Spirit Lake Tribe
6,748 - Enrolled members [Spirit Lake Enrollment Office - 2011] 
4,238 - Total Population on Spirit Lake Reservation [Census 2010]
4,435 - Total Population on Spirit Lake Reservation [Census 2000]
3,587 or 84.6% - American Indians on Spirit Lake Reservation [Census 2010]
3,317 or 74.8% - American Indians on Spirit Lake Reservation [Census 2000]

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe 
16,000 - Enrolled members [Standing Rock Enrollment Office - 2011]
4,153 - Total Population on Standing Rock Reservation (ND side only) [Census 2010]
4,044 - Total Population on Standing Rock Reservation (ND side only) [Census 2000]
3,492 or 84.1% - American Indians on Standing Rock Reservation (ND side only) [Census 2010]
3,421 or 84.6% - American Indians on Standing Rock Reservation (ND side only) [Census 2000]
8,217 - Total Population on Standing Rock Reservation (ND & SD) [Census 2010]
6,414 or 78.1% - American Indians on Standing Rock Reservation (ND & SD) [Census 2010]

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa
30,995 - Enrolled members [Turtle Mt Enrollment Office - 1/28/2011]
8,656 - Total Population on Turtle Mountain Reservation [Census 2010]
8,307 - Total Population on Turtle Mountain Reservation [Census 2000]
8,320 or 96.1% - American Indians on Turtle Mountain Reservation [Census 2010]
8,009 or 96.4% - American Indians on Turtle Mountain Reservation [Census 2000]

Trenton Indian Service Area
1,800 - IHS User Population [TISA office 1/28/2011]

Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate
11,763 - Enrolled members [2005 BIA Labor Force] 
10,922 - Total Population on Lake Traverse Reservation [Census 2010]
4,393 or 40.2% - American Indians on Lake Traverse Reservation [Census 2010]

Extensive data on the American Indian population in North Dakota is maintained by the North Dakota State Data Center