2020 Census

The 2020 Census is vital to our city’s representation, funding, and success. The census counts every person living in the U.S. once every 10 years. The results of the census are used to reapportion the House of Representatives, determining how many seats each state gets. The distribution of more than $675 billion in federal funds, grants, and support to states, counties, and communities is also based on census data. That money is spent on schools, hospitals, roads, public works, and other vital programs. Completing the census is a way to make a difference in your community; participate in your democracy; say, "I count"; and help shape the future.  

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How the 2020 Census will invite everyone to respond 

Every household will have the option of responding online, by mail or by phone.  

  • Secure internet - New and quick; respond online

It’s safe, secure, and confidential. Your information and privacy are protected. It’s economical both for you and for the taxpayers. It’s greener, saving trees, and it’s user-friendly, offering you help screens and the ability to review your answers.

  • Respond by phone

2020 Census enumerators are ready to take your information question-by-question from the convenience of your phone from any location. 

  • Respond by mail

Wait until you receive your paper form through the mail or at your residence. It can be filled out at home and dropped into your mailbox or mailed at the post office.

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The 2020 Census and Confidentiality

Your responses to the 2020 Census are safe, secure, and protected by federal law. Your answers can only be used to produce statistics; they cannot be used against you in any way. By law, all responses to the U.S. Census Bureau household and business surveys are kept completely confidential. 

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