March 05, 2020
Be on the lookout for your Census questionnaire! The 2020 Census is more than just a headcount. The data is used in determining representation in Congress, boundaries for voting and school districts, and allocation of billions of dollars in funding for many federal programs.
Your participation and privacy are important. The U.S. Census Bureau is bound by law to keep answers anonymous and only used to produce statistics. The 2020 Census marks the first time you will have the option to respond online.
Response methods include:
- Online response at www.2020census.gov
- Mail-back paper response
- Calls to the questionnaire assistance hotline 844-330-2020
March 2020 —The public can begin responding to the 2020 Census.
April 1, 2020— Census Day is observed nationwide. By April 1, every home will receive an invitation to participate.
December 31, 2020—The Census Bureau reports to the President of the United States the population count and the apportionment of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives to each state.
2021—Initial 2020 Census data are made available to the public on census.gov.
Learn more at www.2020census.gov or by calling 800-923-8282.