American Samoa Population, Area, and Density
The population of American Samoa is 54,517 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. American Samoa is ranked number 55 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 99.1% below the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in American Samoa is 581.1 square miles. There state is 13.2% land and 86.8% water. The population density in American Samoa is 713.6 people per square mile (9th out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 54,517 people ÷ 76.5 sq mi
Population Density = 713.6 people per sq mile
|Population||54,517 (55th out of 56)||55,519 (55th out of 56)||57,291 (56th out of 56)|
|Difference||99.1% below avg||99.0% below avg||98.9% below avg|
|Total Area||581.1 mi2||1,505 km2||371,893 acres||(54th out of 56)|
|Land Area||76.5 mi2||198 km2||48,927 acres||(13.2%)|
|Water Area||504.6 mi2||1,307 km2||322,966 acres||(86.8%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||713.6 (9th out of 56)||726.7 (9th out of 56)||749.9 (7th out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||64.1% above avg||74.8% above avg||88.3% above avg|