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    1. U.S. Census Why it is Important Dr. Pearl Imada Iboshi Economist Research Administrator Hawaii State Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism at Sacred Hearts Academy September 10, 2009

    2. What is the Census? The Census is a count of everyone residing in the United States The Census happens every 10 years The Census is required by the US Constitution All US residents must be counted The Census is a count of everyone residing in the United States The Census happens every 10 years The Census is required by the US Constitution All US residents must be counted

    3. Count everyone, count them once and count them in the right place. Preston Jay Waite Former Deputy Director U.S. Census Bureau How People are Counted The decennial census is the largest peacetime activity the federal government undertakes. Its success depends on our ability to motivate individuals to respond to the census questionnaire. We must count everybody, count them only once, and count them in the right place. The census will count all residents living in the United States on April 1, 2010. The decennial census is the largest peacetime activity the federal government undertakes. Its success depends on our ability to motivate individuals to respond to the census questionnaire. We must count everybody, count them only once, and count them in the right place. The census will count all residents living in the United States on April 1, 2010.

    4. Everyone: Legal, illegal Once: House/apartment of group quarters but not at both locations; not visitors who have usual place of resident elsewhere In the right place: In the United States at place of usual residence At the right time: April 1, 2010Everyone: Legal, illegal Once: House/apartment of group quarters but not at both locations; not visitors who have usual place of resident elsewhere In the right place: In the United States at place of usual residence At the right time: April 1, 2010

    5. Ask Question Some answers on next 2 slidesAsk Question Some answers on next 2 slides

    6. Divide the 435 seats in the US House of Representative among all 50 states based on the population in each state, Hawaii has 2 seats Representative Neil Abercrombie & Representative Mazie Hirono Information on our state to use for planning e.g. where schools should be built, where roads are needed Democratic process Civic dutyDivide the 435 seats in the US House of Representative among all 50 states based on the population in each state, Hawaii has 2 seats Representative Neil Abercrombie & Representative Mazie Hirono Information on our state to use for planning e.g. where schools should be built, where roads are needed Democratic process Civic duty

    7. Health & Human Services Medical Assistance Program Head Start State Childrens Insurance Program Adoption Assistance Education Special Education Grants to States Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities State Grants Education Technology State Grants State Grants for Innovative Programs Byrd Honors Scholarships Literacy through School Libraries Native Hawaiian Programs Housing & Community Development Supportive Housing for Persons With Disabilities Community Development Block Grants Emergency Shelter Grants Program Supportive Housing for the Elderly Homeland Security & Emergency Services Pre-Disaster Mitigation State Homeland Security Program Health & Human Services Medical Assistance Program Head Start State Childrens Insurance Program Adoption Assistance Education Special Education Grants to States Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities State Grants Education Technology State Grants State Grants for Innovative Programs Byrd Honors Scholarships Literacy through School Libraries Native Hawaiian Programs Housing & Community Development Supportive Housing for Persons With Disabilities Community Development Block Grants Emergency Shelter Grants Program Supportive Housing for the Elderly Homeland Security & Emergency Services Pre-Disaster Mitigation State Homeland Security Program

    8. First US Census 4 million people 13 states (First constitutionally required national census in the world; President George Washington) ????? 39 million people 37 States (Between 1860 & 1870, the state of Kansas, West Virginia, Nevada and Nebraska were admitted to the United States; President Ulysses Grant) ????? 76 million people 45 States (Utah was the 45th state admitted into the union; President McKinley) First census with Hawaii 179 million people 50 states (Also first census with Alaska; President Dwight Eisenhower) First multiracial census 281 million people 50 states (Also separate major category for Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander; President Bill Clinton) First US Census 4 million people 13 states (First constitutionally required national census in the world; President George Washington) ????? 39 million people 37 States (Between 1860 & 1870, the state of Kansas, West Virginia, Nevada and Nebraska were admitted to the United States; President Ulysses Grant) ????? 76 million people 45 States (Utah was the 45th state admitted into the union; President McKinley) First census with Hawaii 179 million people 50 states (Also first census with Alaska; President Dwight Eisenhower) First multiracial census 281 million people 50 states (Also separate major category for Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander; President Bill Clinton)

    9. First census in Hawaii (King Umi who ruled the Island of Hawaii told each person to put a stone on the pile representing his district at a heiau or Hawaiian temple) 1831 First full-scale census 130,000 people (Covered all islands; by missionaries) 1960 First U.S. Census taken in Hawaii 650,000 people (Hawaii became a state in 1959) 1980 Second highest PPH 1.0 million people (Utah has highest persons per household at 3.2; Hawaii second at 3.15) 2000 First multiracial census 1.2 million people (Also separate major category for Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander; President Bill Clinton) First census in Hawaii (King Umi who ruled the Island of Hawaii told each person to put a stone on the pile representing his district at a heiau or Hawaiian temple) 1831 First full-scale census 130,000 people (Covered all islands; by missionaries) 1960 First U.S. Census taken in Hawaii 650,000 people (Hawaii became a state in 1959) 1980 Second highest PPH 1.0 million people (Utah has highest persons per household at 3.2; Hawaii second at 3.15) 2000 First multiracial census 1.2 million people (Also separate major category for Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander; President Bill Clinton)

    10. Population of the State of Hawaii 1970: 769,913 1980: 964,691 1990: 1,108,229 2000: 1,211,537Population of the State of Hawaii 1970: 769,913 1980: 964,691 1990: 1,108,229 2000: 1,211,537

    11. Hawaii population in 2000 = 1,211,537 U.S. population in 2000 =281,421,906 Hawaii population share in 2000 =0.4% Hawaii population ranking in 2000 =42 Hawaii population in 2000 = 1,211,537 U.S. population in 2000 =281,421,906 Hawaii population share in 2000 =0.4% Hawaii population ranking in 2000 =42 Hawaii population in 2000 = 1,211,537 U.S. population in 2000 =281,421,906 Hawaii population share in 2000 =0.4% Hawaii population ranking in 2000 =42

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    13. Highest ranking state in the nation for % of population with 2 or more races 21.4% (U.S. 2.4%; 2nd highest Alaska 5.4%) Highest ranking state in the nation for % of population: Japanese 24.5% Filipino 22.8% Hawaiian 19.8% Chinese 14.1% Korean 3.4% Highest ranking state in the nation for % of population with 2 or more races 21.4% (U.S. 2.4%; 2nd highest Alaska 5.4%) Highest ranking state in the nation for % of population: Japanese 24.5% Filipino 22.8% Hawaiian 19.8% Chinese 14.1% Korean 3.4%

    14. Spring 2009: Checking addresses Fall 2009: Begin hiring census takers Spring 2009: Census in the Schools Website is launched February-March 2010: Questionnaires Mailed April 1, 2010: Census Day May-July 2010: Census takers visit households December 2010: Census Bureau delivers population counts March 2011: Census Bureau delivers redistricting data Spring 2009: Census employees go door-to-door to update address lists nationwide. Fall 2009: Recruitment begins for census takers to support peak workload in 2010 and Census in Schools materials become available. Spring 2009: Census in Schools Web site is launched. February-March 2010: Census questionnaires are mailed or delivered to households. April 1, 2010: Census Day. May-July 2010: Census takers visit households that did not return a questionnaire by mail. December 2010: By law, Census Bureau delivers population counts to the president for apportionment. March 2011: By law, Census Bureau completes delivery of redistricting data to states.Spring 2009: Census employees go door-to-door to update address lists nationwide. Fall 2009: Recruitment begins for census takers to support peak workload in 2010 and Census in Schools materials become available. Spring 2009: Census in Schools Web site is launched. February-March 2010: Census questionnaires are mailed or delivered to households. April 1, 2010: Census Day. May-July 2010: Census takers visit households that did not return a questionnaire by mail. December 2010: By law, Census Bureau delivers population counts to the president for apportionment. March 2011: By law, Census Bureau completes delivery of redistricting data to states.

    15. Name Gender (Male or female) Age Race (White, Black; American Indian or Alaska Native, Japanese, Chinese, Filipino, Native Hawaiian, Samoan or Some Other Race) Ethnicity (Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin) Household relationship (Relation to the person filling out the survey husband, daughter) Do you own or rent the place you live (house, apartment or mobile unit) Should take 10 minutes to fill the survey Name Gender (Male or female) Age Race (White, Black; American Indian or Alaska Native, Japanese, Chinese, Filipino, Native Hawaiian, Samoan or Some Other Race) Ethnicity (Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin) Household relationship (Relation to the person filling out the survey husband, daughter) Do you own or rent the place you live (house, apartment or mobile unit) Should take 10 minutes to fill the survey

    16. *Only about 6 out of every 10 households returned their survey *Third lowest response rate, behind Alaska (56%) and South Carolina (58%)*Only about 6 out of every 10 households returned their survey *Third lowest response rate, behind Alaska (56%) and South Carolina (58%)

    17. College tuition grants and loan programs Build new schools or start new school programs Create new roads Get information about our population College tuition grants and loan programs Build new schools or start new school programs Create new roads Get information about our population (e.g. In Hawaii, 1 in every 4 students from kindergarten to high school have at least one parent who was born in another country) College tuition grants and loan programs Build new schools or start new school programs Create new roads Get information about our population (e.g. In Hawaii, 1 in every 4 students from kindergarten to high school have at least one parent who was born in another country)

    18. Tell your parents to fill in the forms Put up signs in schools Put notices in the school newspaper or website Tell any adults you know about filling in the Census form Tell your parents to fill in the forms Put up signs in schools Put notices in the school newspaper or website Tell any adults you know about filling in the Census form Adults include: Parents friends, Aunts, Uncles, Grandmothers, GrandfathersTell your parents to fill in the forms Put up signs in schools Put notices in the school newspaper or website Tell any adults you know about filling in the Census form Adults include: Parents friends, Aunts, Uncles, Grandmothers, Grandfathers

    19. The End!!!!The End!!!!