Selected Census 2000 Questions
Chamorro Word Book by Marilyn Salas (Bess Press, 1998). Basic Chamorro vocabulary is illustrated with
detailed line drawings that explore both traditional and modern life.
Pacific Nations and Territories, The Islands of Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia, 3rd Edition
by Reilly Ridgell (Bess Press, 1995). This well-developed text covers the geology and geography of the entire
region, as well as the geography, culture, and economy of individual islands.
U.S. Census Bureau (www.census.gov). The source for information on people, business, and geography. This
site offers census news, maps, tools to build your own data tables, and more.
CNMI Homepage (www.saipan.com). This site provides information and links on topics such as local
history, geography, government, and education.
Web site of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (www.mariana-islands.gov.mp). Everything you
need to know about who’s in CNMI government plus information on history, politics, and geography.
1. What is this person’s sex?
Mark ❑x one box.
2. What is this person’s age and what is
this person’s date of birth?
Age on April 1, 2000
Print numbers in boxes.
Month of birth
Day of birth
Year of birth
3. What is this person’s ethnic origin
(For example: Chamorro, Samoan, White,
Black, Carolinian, Filipino, Japanese,
Korean, Palauan, Tongan, and so on.)
4. What is this person’s marital status?
❑ Now married
❑ Never married