Population Densities Over Census Years

Urban and Rural Population Densities (persons per square mile): 1973, 1980, 1988 & 1999

Urban/Rural Land area (sq. mile) Population density   
1973198019881999
Total 70.1 357 441 619 726
URBAN 3.9 3,983 4,641 7,195 5,283
    Majuro Atoll 3.8 2,744 3,144 5,244 6,314
    DUD 0.5 15,692 16,829 28,724 30,365
    Other Majuro 3.2 706 990 1,548 2,528
    Ebeye 0.1 42,700 51,408 59,457 66,750
RURAL 66.2 146 195 233 246

Sources: Census of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (TTPI), 1958 (prepared by the High Commissioner, of the TTPI, June, 1959), 1973 Population of TTPI, 1980 Census of Population, TTPI, US Bureau of Census, 1988 Census of Population and Housing, 1999 Census of Population and Housing.

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