Western District, American Samoa

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The Western District of American Samoa is shown in blue.

The Western District is one of the primary divisions of American Samoa. It consists of the western portion of Tutuila Island. It has a land area of 74.781 km2 (28.873 sq mi) and contains 29 villages plus a part of Nu'uuli village. Among these is the largest village of American Samoa, Tafuna, at its eastern end. The district's total population as of the 2010 census was 31,329.

Dental and medical care to residents of the Western District are offered by Tafuna Community Health Center.[1]

District divisions[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19001,702—    
19122,268+33.3%
19202,408+6.2%
19302,777+15.3%
19403,431+23.6%
19505,330+55.3%
19606,113+14.7%
19709,018+47.5%
198013,227+46.7%
199023,868+80.4%
200032,435+35.9%
201031,329−3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[2]

Western District of Tutuila was first recorded beginning with the 1900 U.S. Census. No census was taken in 1910, but a special census was taken in 1912. Regular decennial censuses were taken beginning in 1920.[3]












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References[edit]

  1. ^ Clayville, Melinda (2021). Explore American Samoa: The Complete Guide to Tutuila, Aunu'u, and Manu'a Islands. Page 61. ISBN 9798556052970.
  2. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
  3. ^ https://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/41084484v3ch10.pdf

Coordinates: 14°19′00″S 170°46′00″W / 14.31667°S 170.76667°W / -14.31667; -170.76667