Samoa, California Population 2024

235

Samoa is a city located in Humboldt County California. Samoa has a 2024 population of 235. Samoa is currently growing at a rate of 2.62% annually and its population has increased by 11.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 211 in 2020.

The average household income in Samoa is $56,235 with a poverty rate of 6.73%. The median age in Samoa is 28.9 years: 31.5 years for males, and 24.3 years for females.

Samoa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Samoa was:

  • White: 78.03%
  • Two or more races: 18.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 3.14%
  • Other race: 0.45%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
280.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
11.37% (24)
The current population of Samoa, California is 235 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 211.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17478.03%
Two or more races4118.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander73.14%
Other race10.45%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%

White

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Samoa Population by Race

Samoa Population Pyramid 2024

Samoa Median Age

28.9

Total

31.5

Male

24.3

Female

Samoa Adults

There are 147 adults, (28 of whom are seniors) in Samoa.

Samoa Age Dependency

87.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Samoa Sex Ratio

Female12455.61%
Male9944.39%

Samoa Population by Age

Samoa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All743.010100
Married333.820100
Non Family231.170100
Female113.270100
Male74.860100

3.63

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

0.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Samoa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1613.56%
Associates Degree108.47%
Bachelors Degree1210.17%
Graduate Degree65.08%
High School Graduate3126.27%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College4336.44%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Samoa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Samoa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White898918
2+ Races2150
Islander770
Hispanic440
Other Race110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.22%.

Samoa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$41,875$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$40,673$0$41,719
Some College$48,750$80,250$46,563

$40,673

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$41,719

Average Female

Samoa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Samoa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Samoa Language

91.09% of Samoa residents speak only English, while 8.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.91% of the population.

Samoa Language

Samoa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White159116.92%
Islander7457.14%
Hispanic19421.05%

6.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.13%

Male Poverty Rate

1.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Samoa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Samoa is Islander, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Samoa is White, with 6.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.68%.

Samoa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School32.26%
Some College3.77%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Samoa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed15%
Male Unemployed10%
Female Employed2.56%
Female Unemployed0%

Samoa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Samoa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$41,641$58,110
Households$44,737$56,235
Married Families$73,438$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Samoa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Samoa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Samoa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Samoa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Samoa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Samoa Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Samoa Veterans by Age

count

Samoa Veterans by Race

Samoa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Samoa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

34.7%

Unemployment Rate

Samoa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Samoa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Samoa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

89.69%

Born in Samoa

94.17%

Native Born

5.83%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

5.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.17% of Samoa residents were born in the United States, with 89.69% having been born in California. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Samoa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202423562.62%
202322962.69%
2022223-14-5.91%
20212372612.32%
2020211-1-0.47%
2019212-72-25.35%
20182847737.2%
2017207-13-5.91%
2016220-48-17.91%
2015268-37-12.13%
2014305207.02%
2013285-87-23.39%
201237282.2%
201136410641.09%
201025800%

Samoa Population by Year