The Census Bureau conducted the first census of the U.S. Virgin Islands in 1917. The islands' government conducted a census in 1930, and the Census Bureau enumerated the Virgin Islands as part of the 1940 Census as well as subsequent decennial censuses.
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 the 2010 Census data, the total population of the U.S. Virgin Islands was 104,405.
In 2010, the largest proportion of the U.S. Virgin Islands population (7.4%) was between 50 and 54 years old.
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 U.S. Virgin Islands, please contact the local census office.