Whats New Releases

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, ...
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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.

A 2020 Census flyer was released by the Hawaii Government Complete Count Committee.  Partners are encouraged to use the flyer to promote the upcoming decennial census!  View more resources at our 2020 Census page.

Join the Hawaii Government Complete Count Committee, Hawaii Community Foundation, Pacific Resource Partnership, Hawaii Executive Collaborative and the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday January 14th for a free event to learn about how the 2020 Census will be conducted, why 2020 will be so important and learn how to become a Census ambassador in your community. ...
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December 31, 2019.  The U.S. Census Bureau released its 2019 state population estimates. Hawaii’s latest population estimates data is now available on our DBEDT website. On July 1, 2018, the resident population for the State of Hawaii was 1,420,593. On July 1, 2019, the resident population for the State of Hawaii was 1,415,872. On average, ...
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December 19, 2018. Today the U.S. Census Bureau released its 2014-2018 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates. During the 2014-2018 period, the Census Bureau surveyed a total of 47,500 households in Hawaii, an average of 9,500 households per year.  Nine percent of Hawaii’s population were surveyed between this 2014 to 2018 period. Data for smaller ...
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Join the 2020 Census team! The Census Bureau is hiring both office and field positions for the 2020 Census. Use the resources below to learn about the application process and get started, or call (808) 650-6611 to speak with someone at the ACO about hiring. Resource Links Qualifications and What to Expect Application Process Hiring ...
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DBEDT is hosting a free census data training workshop on Monday, September 23rd from 9 AM to noon in downtown Honolulu. This interactive workshop, Your Community by the Numbers: Race, Ethnicity, Ancestry, and Foreign-Born Populations, will be taught by Eric Coyle of the U.S. Census Bureau. The workshop will teach participants how to access census ...
Read More Free Census Data Training on Monday, September 23, 2019

The U.S. Census Bureau released its 2018 state and county population characteristics for the nation, states, and counties on June 20, 2019.  They include population estimates by age, sex, the five major race groups, and Hispanic origin between April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018. The Census Bureau press release regarding this data is available. ...
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