Census Reveals Sizeable American Indian Population in Queens

April 8, 2001

Source: The New York Times

On April 8, 2001, The New York Times reported that "nearly 6,300 American Indians and Alaskans called Queens home on the 2000 Census, more than in any other county in the state...Many of these New Yorkers... ramble from apartments in Flushing to powwows in Connecticut to families in South Dakota. The city has 17,300 Indians, about 650 less than in 1990."