American Indian–white employment rate gap (in percentage points) among the 25- to 54-year-old population, by state, 2009–2011

State Employment-Rate Gap
Mississippi -5.1
Oklahoma -7.3
Texas -7.5
Louisiana -8.3
Connecticut -9.5
Maine -9.7
Alabama -10.3
Oregon -11.0
Illinois -11.2
Florida -11.6
Nevada -12.0
States without tribal lands -12.0
California -12.0
Nebraska -12.3
Colorado -12.9
Idaho -13.2
Washington -13.2
New Mexico -13.3
United States -13.4
Montana -14.2
South Carolina -14.5
New York -14.6
North Carolina -14.7
Michigan -15.2
Alaska -15.4
Wyoming -15.9
Wisconsin -16.4
Rhode Island -16.9
Massachusetts -17.3
Kansas -18.0
Arizona -19.8
Utah -19.8
Iowa -21.9
Minnesota -23.9
North Dakota -24.4
South Dakota -32.7

Note: These weighted data include American Indian multiracials and Hispanics of both races, but exclude the foreign born.

Source: Author's analysis of data from Ruggles et al. (2013)

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