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SIOUX ANCESTRY

The Sioux remain concentrated in the Northern Plains states.

In the 2000 census, 108,272 people in the U.S. claimed Sioux ancestry.

ePodunk mapped the top communities by percentage of population. The map and the following list show communities in which 1,000 or more people listed an ancestry group, and in which at least 2 percent of those people said they were of Sioux ancestry.

The links at left lead to information on other ethnicities.

Community Place type% Sioux
Rosebud, SDpopulated place90.3
Pine Ridge, SDpopulated place83.03
Mission, NDtownship72.42
Martin, SDcity40.87
Sisseton, SDcity37.83
Wagner, SDcity31.94
Flandreau, SDcity19.91
Wolf Point, MTcity15.4
Mobridge, SDcity15.19
Gordon, NEcity14.07
Rapid City, SDcity8.82
Winner, SDcity8.77
Chamberlain, SDcity7.53
Hot Springs, SDcity7.19
Pierre, SDcity7.18
Winnebago, NEtownship5.62
Box Elder, SDcity5.46
Omaha, NEtownship5.29
Fort Pierre, SDcity4.97
Valentine, NEcity4.89
Granite Falls, MNcity4.69
Devils Lake, NDcity3.79
Aberdeen, SDtownship3.46
New Town, NDcity3.44
Redwood Falls, MNcity3.41
Chadron, NEcity3.09
Vermillion, SDcity2.92
Blackbird, NEtownship2.81
Gregory, SDcity2.76
Alliance, NEcity2.7
Lame Deer, MTpopulated place2.68
Scottsbluff, NEcity2.66
Crawford, NEcity2.62
Pipestone, MNcity2.57
Hankinson, NDcity2.55
Lincoln, SDtownship2.51
Ethete, WYpopulated place2.41
Sturgis, SDcity2.31
Aberdeen, SDcity2.3
Arapahoe, WYpopulated place2.27
Redfield, SDcity2.24
Lemmon, SDcity2.15
Pablo, MTpopulated place2.09

Sources: 2000 Census, U.S. Census Bureau; Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups, ed. Stephan Thernstrom; Ancestry: 2000, U.S. Census Bureau (June 2004); The American Indian and Alaska Native Population: 2000, U.S. Census Bureau (February 2002); ePodunk

Mapping by Daniel Shorter

-- November 2005




Famous Americans of Sioux Ancestry:

· Sitting Bull
· Red Cloud
· Crazy Horse

Other Sioux Ancestry resources:

· Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
· Lakhota.Com
· Sioux message boards
· History of the American West - Library of Congress
· Native American genealogy
· Native American records - National Archives

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