The U.S. Census Bureau first conducted the decennial census of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in 1970. Every 10 years since then, the census has provided a valuable snapshot—of your population, where you live, and so much more.
The results are critically important because lawmakers, business owners, teachers, and many others use census data to provide daily services, products, and support for you and your community.
According to 2010 Census data, the total population of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands was 53,883.
In 2010, 39.6% of the population of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands was 24 years old or younger.
Looking for ways to help your school and students understand the importance of making sure everyone is counted in the 2020 Census, especially children? Visit Statistics in Schools for classroom resources that spotlight the value and everyday uses of Census Bureau data and support efforts to make sure every child is counted in the 2020 Census.
For general information and employment opportunities related to the 2020 Census of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, please contact the local census office.