Whats New Releases

The U.S. Census Bureau released its 2019 State and County population characteristics for the nation, states, and counties on June 25, 2020. They include population estimates by age, sex, race (5 major race groups) and Hispanic origin between April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. These are the last  population estimates before results of the ...
Read More 2019 State and County Population Characteristics Released

Hawaii’s Local Census Office has reopened, and field operations have resumed! Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Census team adapted and delayed operations for the safety of the public and Census Bureau employees. The Census Bureau has been consulting with federal, state and local health officials and have resumed field operations under a phased approach. The ...
Read More 2020 Census Operations to Safely Restart

May 21, 2020. The U.S. Census Bureau released its 2019 housing unit and subcounty population estimates today.The release contained subcounty population estimates from 2010 to 2019. Urban Honolulu Census Designated Place (CDP) is the only subcounty area in Hawaii for which the Bureau provides population estimates on an annual basis. Housing unit estimates for the ...
Read More 2019 Housing and Subcounty Population Estimates Released

The U.S. Census Bureau released its 2019 county and MSA population estimates on March 26, 2020.  The release contains population data from April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. The latest data for Hawaii are now available on our Population Estimates webpage.  There, you can also find DBEDT’s county data highlights and daily population changes. ...
Read More 2019 County Population Estimates Released

Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, many colleges and universities have postponed, moved to online-only classes, or closed down for the semester. This means students are returning home or living with relatives and/or friends temporarily. The 2020 Census needs to count all college students at their usual residence, no matter where they physically are at this ...
Read More The 2020 Census and College Students

As of August 3, 2020, 59.2% of Hawaii’s households have responded to the 2020 Census.  Hawaii’s self-response rate is ranked 34th in the nation among the states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, with about 350,000 of Hawaii households responding so far. Geography 2020 Response Rate* United States 62.9% State of Hawaii 59.2% Hawaii County ...
Read More 2020 Census Response Rate Tracker

Online self-response for the 2020 Census started on March 12th and is still ongoing; Americans are responding online every day at https://my2020census.gov/! However, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Census Bureau has adjusted their 2020 Census operations.  A major adjustment for Hawaii is that people who receive their mail through P.O. Box are not ...
Read More Updated 2020 Census Schedule

Today, the country starts responding to the 2020 Census.  For the first time ever, you can respond to the census online or over the phone, but there’s still the paper questionnaire too.  In addition to the new the ways to respond, the Census Bureau has expanded language support for the questionnaire. Responding online Between March 12-20, ...
Read More The 2020 Census is here!

DBEDT relies on census data for Hawaii State research!

A new 2020 Census flyer regarding household reporting was released by the Hawaii Government Complete Count Committee.  Everyone is encouraged to use the flyer to promote the upcoming decennial census and help answer questions regarding who to count in your household.  Find more resources on our outreach page.

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