Faleniu
Village
Faleniu is located in American Samoa
Faleniu
Faleniu
Coordinates: 14°19′57″S 170°44′40″W / 14.33250°S 170.74444°W / -14.33250; -170.74444Coordinates: 14°19′57″S 170°44′40″W / 14.33250°S 170.74444°W / -14.33250; -170.74444
Country United States
Territory American Samoa
CountyTuālāuta
Area
 • Total0.27 sq mi (0.69 km2)
Elevation
167 ft (51 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,898
 • Density7,741.2/sq mi (2,988.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−11 (Samoa Time Zone)
ZIP code
96799
Area code(s)+1 684

Faleniu is a village in the west of Tutuila Island, American Samoa. It is located inland from the village of Tafuna, in Tuālāuta County.

Its name translates to “the home in the palm grove.”[1]

As of 2010, Faleniu had a 61.7 percent high school graduation rate, which was the lowest of any village in American Samoa.[2] Also in 2010, Faleniu was the most densely-populated village in American Samoa (it had a population density of 7,741.2 people per square mile).[3]

Demographics

Population growth[4]
2010 1,898
2000 2,056
1990 833
1980 544

References

  1. ^ Tu’u’u, Misilugi Tulifau Tofaeono (2001). Rulers of Samoa Islands & Their Legends and Decrees: 2000 B.C.-1912. Tuga'ula Publication. Page 46. ISBN 9780958219952.
  2. ^ "American Samoa Statistical Yearbook 2016" (PDF). American Samoa Department of Commerce. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-02-14. Retrieved 2019-07-25.
  3. ^ https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=DEC_10_ASSF_P36&prodType=table[permanent dead link] American FactFinder. P36. Population Density. Universe: Total Population. 2010 American Samoa Summary File. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  4. ^ "American Samoa Statistical Yearbook 2016" (PDF). American Samoa Department of Commerce. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-02-14. Retrieved 2019-07-25.