2020 Census

Ways To Respond

There are three ways to respond to the 2020 Census.

   
A man and woman looking at a laptop screen.

By April 1, 2020, every home will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. You will have three options for responding:

  • Online.
  • By phone.
  • By mail.

The 2020 Census marks the first time you'll have the option to respond online. You can even respond on your mobile device.

Special Circumstances

For some people, it's not clear how they should count themselves or the people in their home. These circumstances may include:

  • People who live in more than one place.
  • People who are moving on Census Day (April 1, 2020).
  • People who are born or die on Census Day (April 1, 2020).
  • People experiencing homelessness.
For more information, visit Who To Count.
 
 
https://www.2020census.gov/ Source: 2020 Census