Respond to the
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Census Bureau has moved the deadline to respond to the 2020 Census from Oct. 31 to Sept. 30th, a month sooner than previously announced.
Please respond to the 2020 Census by September 30, 2020 to ensure that you and your family are counted. The Census only happens every 10 years, the next 10 years determines the resources and representation that YOU and your community deserve. Be counted. Be heard. #MyFamilyCounts #MiFamiliaCuenta
Options on how to complete the 2020 Census:
If you are responding online, please note that you cannot save your progress and that you must complete the census in one sitting.
To access the 2020 Census questionnaire, go to my2020census.gov. Once you are there, click on the globe icon at the top of the page and select your preferred language. You can also select your preferred language there at the bottom of the screen.
On a smartphone, once you are at my2020census.gov, touch the three horizontal lines in the upper-right corner of the window, touch “English,” and select the name of the language.
To help you respond, the Census Bureau also offers web pages and guides in 59 non-English languages, including American Sign Language, as well as guides in Braille and large print. Visit Language Support to learn more.
Census by phone language support:
The 2020 Census can be completed by phone in the below languages.
English and Spanish Language Hours of Operation: Customer Service Representatives are available every day from 7 am to 2 am Eastern Time on the following phone lines:
- English (for 50 states and Washington, D.C.): 844-468-2020
- Spanish (for 50 states and Washington, D.C.): 844-468-2020
- English (for Puerto Rico residents): 844-468-2020
- Spanish (for Puerto Rico residents): 844-468-2020
- TDD (Telephone Display Device): 844-468-2020
To help you respond, the Census Bureau also offers web pages and guides in 59 non-English languages, including American Sign Language, as well as guides in Braille and large print.
Visit Language Support to learn more.
Most households received their invitation to respond to the 2020 Census in March. These official Census Bureau mailings included detailed information and a Census ID for completing the census online.
In mid-April, the Census Bureau began mailing paper questionnaires to homes that have not yet responded online or by phone.
To see a sample copy of the paper questionnaire, and for more information on answering each question, please visit Questions Asked.
When responding, use blue or black ink to fill in the questionnaire. Do not use a pencil.
When finished, return the questionnaire in the envelope we provided. If you have lost your return envelope, please mail your completed questionnaire to:
U.S. Census Bureau
National Processing Center
1201 E 10th Street
Jeffersonville, IN 47132