Who is Required to Respond?

Who is Required to Respond?2020-03-17T03:25:18+00:00

Be Counted

Everyone in Hawaiʻi must be counted in the Census — only once and in the right place. If you’re filling out the census for your home, count everyone who is living there as of April 1, 2020.

This includes everyone who is living and sleeping there most of your time. Count everyone in your household to make sure Hawai’i Counts in the Hawaii Census 2020!

Pay Special Attention if you are:

Pay Special Attention if you are:

Completing your household’s form2020-01-28T21:46:12+00:00

When responding, count all children, including newborns, who usually live and sleep in your home—even if they’re not your own. If they split time evenly between two households, count them where they are on April 1, 2020.

A renter2020-01-24T20:57:48+00:00

Count yourself where you live. Even though you don’t own the home, you’re required by law to participate. Don’t forget your family and roommates who are living under one roof.

A recent mover2020-01-24T20:58:11+00:00

Count yourself at your new address if you moved in by April 1, 2020.

A college student2020-01-24T20:58:34+00:00

If you don’t live in a dorm, count yourself at your off-campus address.

A service member2020-01-24T20:59:02+00:00

If you don’t live in military barracks—and you aren’t deployed or stationed outside the United States—count yourself where you live and sleep most of the time, whether on or off base.

A resident of a group facility2020-01-24T20:59:37+00:00

For people in college dorms, military barracks, nursing/group homes, shelters, psychiatric facilities, and correctional facilities, Census Bureau employees will work with a representative from your building to ensure you’re counted.

Hawaii Census 2020

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