Distribution of Polynesian: Samoan People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Polynesian: Samoan

  • KEY
  • 0.55%
  • 1.1%
  • 1.65%
  • 2.2%
  • 3.3%
  • 4.4%
  • 5.5%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Kalawao County, Hawaii6.67%
2Honolulu County, Hawaii3.15%
3Anchorage Municipality, Alaska2.01%
4Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska1.95%
5North Slope Borough, Alaska1.51%
6Petersburg Borough, Alaska1.47%
7Wayne County, Utah1.3%
8Hawaii County, Hawaii1.24%
9Maui County, Hawaii1.2%
10Trinity County, California0.96%
11Sabine County, Texas0.92%
12McDuffie County, Georgia0.91%
13Lafayette County, Florida0.89%
14Pierce County, Washington0.85%
15Wasco County, Oregon0.83%
16Washington County, Utah0.82%
17Juneau City and Borough, Alaska0.8%
18Salt Lake County, Utah0.78%
19Phelps County, Nebraska0.78%
20Hardeman County, Texas0.76%

Top Counties by Population of Polynesian: Samoan

# County Population
1Honolulu County, Hawaii31,092
2Los Angeles County, California15,248
3King County, Washington9,768
4Salt Lake County, Utah8,759
5Pierce County, Washington7,275
6San Diego County, California7,100
7Anchorage Municipality, Alaska5,940
8Clark County, Nevada5,706
9Alameda County, California5,118
10Orange County, California4,842
11San Bernardino County, California3,732
12Santa Clara County, California3,652
13Sacramento County, California3,497
14Utah County, Utah3,493
15Riverside County, California2,735
16Maricopa County, Arizona2,459
17Hawaii County, Hawaii2,452
18San Mateo County, California2,397
19Contra Costa County, California2,358
20Maui County, Hawaii1,977

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Hawaii2.52%35,777
2Alaska0.98%7,272
3Utah0.51%15,454
4Washington0.31%22,525
5Nevada0.23%6,623
6California0.16%63,083
7Oregon0.08%3,427
8Idaho0.07%1,118
9Colorado0.05%3,004
10Arizona0.05%3,562
11Missouri0.04%2,728
12Wyoming0.04%222
13North Dakota0.03%260
14Arkansas0.03%913
15Montana0.03%273
16Virginia0.03%2,168
17Texas0.03%7,145
18Nebraska0.03%481
19Georgia0.02%2,565
20Kansas0.02%719
21Tennessee0.02%1,607
22Oklahoma0.02%923
23Kentucky0.02%869
24Florida0.02%3,928
25Iowa0.02%591
26Mississippi0.02%526
27New Mexico0.02%367
28New Hampshire0.02%233
29District of Columbia0.02%118
30Maryland0.02%1,026
31Rhode Island0.02%170
32Indiana0.02%1,044
33Massachusetts0.02%1,059
34North Carolina0.02%1,545
35Delaware0.01%129
36Michigan0.01%1,288
37Alabama0.01%599
38South Carolina0.01%609
39New York0.01%2,369
40Illinois0.01%1,544
41Minnesota0.01%601
42Connecticut0.01%382
43Pennsylvania0.01%1,354
44South Dakota0.01%88
45Ohio0.01%1,133
46New Jersey0.01%805
47Maine0.01%113
48Wisconsin0.01%444
49West Virginia0.01%140
50Louisiana0.01%303
51Vermont0%27
52Puerto Rico0%97

Top States and Territories by Population of Polynesian: Samoan

# State Population
1California63,083
2Hawaii35,777
3Washington22,525
4Utah15,454
5Alaska7,272
6Texas7,145
7Nevada6,623
8Florida3,928
9Arizona3,562
10Oregon3,427
11Colorado3,004
12Missouri2,728
13Georgia2,565
14New York2,369
15Virginia2,168
16Tennessee1,607
17North Carolina1,545
18Illinois1,544
19Pennsylvania1,354
20Michigan1,288
21Ohio1,133
22Idaho1,118
23Massachusetts1,059
24Indiana1,044
25Maryland1,026
26Oklahoma923
27Arkansas913
28Kentucky869
29New Jersey805
30Kansas719
31South Carolina609
32Minnesota601
33Alabama599
34Iowa591
35Mississippi526
36Nebraska481
37Wisconsin444
38Connecticut382
39New Mexico367
40Louisiana303
41Montana273
42North Dakota260
43New Hampshire233
44Wyoming222
45Rhode Island170
46West Virginia140
47Delaware129
48District of Columbia118
49Maine113
50Puerto Rico97
51South Dakota88
52Vermont27

Source Data

This data was sourced from the 2013-2018 American Communities Survey. As this is freely available government data, feel free to use and share these numbers and metrics.

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