The Census Bureau conducted the first decennial census of Guam in 1920. 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 Guam was 159,358, making Guam the largest area counted in the Island Areas Census.
In 2010, the median age of the population of Guam was 29.5 years; by comparison, the median age for the population of the United States was 37.2 years.
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 Guam, please contact the local census office.