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The U.S. Census Bureau ended their 2020 Census data collection on October 15.  According to the Census Bureau, 99.9% of Hawaii households were counted. Hawaii’s self-response rate was 63.1%, and an additional 36.8% of households were counted through the work of door-to-door census takers (NRFU).  Responses rates may be adjusted in the coming days as ...
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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 ...
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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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