How much of the Native American population was killed?

When the Europeans arrived, carrying germs which thrived in dense, semi-urban populations, the indigenous people of the Americas were effectively doomed. They had never experienced smallpox, measles or flu before, and the viruses tore through the continent, killing an estimated 90% of Native Americans.

Moreover, what percentage of Native Americans live on a reservation?

This racial group comprises 2 percent of the total U.S. population. 22 percent of American Indians and Alaska Natives live on reservations or other trust lands. 60 percent of American Indians and Alaska Natives live in metropolitan areas; this is the lowest metropolitan percentage of any racial group.

How tall is the average Native American?

The average adult male Plains Indian stood 172.6 centimeters tall -- about 5 feet 8 inches.