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Ofu County



Ofu County is a county in the Manu'a District in American Samoa.[1][2][3] It was the result of the subdivision of the prior Luanuu County in two, with the other newly created county being Olosega, first reported on the 1930 U.S. Census. It is now contiguous with its only village, Ofu.


Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1930466—    
1940500+7.3%
1950576+15.2%
1960605+5.0%
1970412−31.9%
1980345−16.3%
1990353+2.3%
2000289−18.1%
2010176−39.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

Ofu County was first recorded beginning with the 1930 U.S. Census.[5] It had previously been within Luanuu County. Its population zenith was in 1960, with 605 residents. It has since experienced a dramatic population decline (as has the Manu'u District), losing over 2/3rds of its population as of 2010.










Villages

  • Alaufau (now defunct and within Ofu)
  • Ofu

References

  1. ^ "CPH-T-8. Population, Housing Units, Land Area, and Density for U.S. Island Areas: 2010" (PDF). United States Census. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  2. ^ 1987 Census of Agriculture: Geographic area series, Parts 55-56 . Bureau of the Census. 1991. p. 4.
  3. ^ "5.0102 Division of districts into counties" . www.asbar.org. Archived from the original on 2014-10-08. Retrieved 2019-05-27.
  4. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census" . Census.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
  5. ^ https://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/00476569ch7.pdf





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