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44. Social and Economic Characteristics of the American Indian Population: 1990

[As of April. Based on a sample and subject to sampling variability]

                     
American
CHARACTERISTIC Indian, Cherokee Navajo Sioux 2 Chippewa Choctaw Pueblo Apache Iroquois 3 Lumbee
total 1
                     
    Total persons 1,937,391 369,035 225,298 107,321 105,988 86,231 55,330 53,330 52,557 50,888
 
Percent under 5 years old 9.7 6.3 13.6 12.3 10.3 8.2 10.3 10.2 8.1 8.3
Percent 18 years old and over 65.8 73.3 57.7 60.0 64.0 68.8 64.2 64.7 71.1 66.2
Percent 65 years old and over 5.9 7.2 4.6 4.4 4.7 8.0 5.8 3.4 6.7 5.6
 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
 
    Persons 25 years old and over 1,040,955 229,231 100,594 51,014 54,804 49,128 28,597 27,717 30,882 27,343
Percent high school graduates or higher 65.6 68.2 51.0 69.7 69.7 70.3 71.5 63.8 71.9 51.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.4 11.1 4.5 8.9 8.2 13.3 7.3 6.9 11.3 9.4
 
FAMILY TYPE
 
    Total families 449,281 98,610 44,845 22,669 25,077 21,856 11,825 12,314 12,988 12,650
Percent distribution:
  Married couple 65.8 73.1 61.1 54.2 58.4 75.2 61.2 66.9 67.5 68.5
  Female householder, no spouse present 26.2 20.8 28.6 36.0 33.1 20.0 29.2 24.7 25.5 23.9
  Male householder, no spouse present 8.0 6.1 10.3 9.8 8.5 4.8 9.6 8.4 7.0 7.6
 
INCOME IN 1989
 
Median family (dol.) 4 21,619 24,907 13,940 16,525 20,249 24,467 19,845 19,690 27,025 23,934
Median household (dol.) 4 19,900 21,922 12,817 15,611 18,801 21,640 19,097 18,484 23,460 21,708
Per capita (dol.) 8,284 10,469 4,788 6,508 7,777 9,463 6,679 7,271 10,568 8,625
 
Families below poverty level 5 122,237 19,100 21,204 8,939 7,814 4,347 3,691 3,913 2,249 2,554
  Percent below poverty level 27.2 19.4 47.3 39.4 31.2 19.9 31.2 31.8 17.3 20.2
Persons below poverty level 5 585,273 79,271 107,526 45,658 35,231 19,453 17,981 19,246 10,253 10,966
  Percent below poverty level 31.2 22.0 48.8 44.4 34.3 23.0 33.2 37.5 20.1 22.1





1 Includes other American Indian tribes not shown separately.
2 Any entry with the spelling "Siouan" was miscoded to Sioux in North Carolina.
3 Reporting and/or processing problems have affected the data for this tribe.
4 For definition of median, see Guide to Tabular Presentation.
5 For explanation of poverty level, see text, Section 14, Income.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 1990 Census of Population, Characteristics of American Indians by Tribe and Language, 1990 CP-3-7.

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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