How many Native Americans live in the United States and is the Native American population growing?

According to the 1990 census, there are about 1,900,000 Native Americans in the United States, approximately .75 percent of the total U.S. population.

The Native American population has grown steadily throughout the twentieth century.

It now stands at more than four times its lowest point in about 1900. Native Americans then numbered only 400,000, just .5 percent of all the people in the country.

The Native American population in the United States is expected to double by the year 2050.