Everyone Must Be Counted. Now Is the Time to Act

Now Is the Time. Every Response Matters.

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The 2020 Census is critical. Where there are more people, there are more needs—for new schools, new roads, and services for families, older adults, and children.

We must make sure that you and everyone in your community are counted in the 2020 Census. Results of this count will inform how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding are distributed for important programs and services every year for the next 10 years. The time is now. Don’t risk losing critical benefits and don’t wait to be counted! Respond today at 2020census.gov.

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Census Bureau to Email Households

The Census Bureau will begin emailing households in low-responding areas to encourage them to respond to the 2020 Census. Millions of emails will be sent this week and then grow in numbers and continue into September. These emails supplement a final campaign reminding people to respond to the 2020 Census on their own, as census takers begin asking households to respond to the census.

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Curious About Census Takers In Your Neighborhood?

Since July 16, census takers have been interviewing households that have yet to respond to the 2020 Census in regions managed by the area census offices on this map. Census takers are hired from the area they serve, and their goal is to help count everyone in the community. The Census Bureau has provided face masks to every census taker and mandated that all census takers wear one. For more information on the Census Bureau’s process for visiting households that haven't responded, visit Soft Launch of Census Taker Visits.

Soft Launch of Census Taker Visits

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Already Responded? There’s More To Do.

If you have already responded to the 2020 Census, you have taken an important step in shaping your community’s future. Now become a community champion by making sure your friends, co-workers, and neighbors also respond. Join us is in spreading the word that it is not too late to respond and that every response matters.

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About the 2020 Census

The U.S. Constitution mandates a census of the population every 10 years. The 2020 Census counts everyone who lives in the U.S. on April 1, 2020. Census statistics help determine the number of seats each state holds in the U.S. House of Representatives and how billions of dollars in federal funds will be allocated by state, local, and federal lawmakers every year for the next 10 years.

If you've already responded or no longer want to receive 2020 Census response reminders, click here and we'll remove you from future reminders.