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Census 2020


Census Day is April 1, 2020

There are 3 ways to respond to your invitation letter:

     Respond online as your invitation letter directs.
                             OR
     Phone the number on the invitation letter and an
     interviewer will take your information over the phone.
      (1-844-330-2020 in English)
      (1-844-468-2020 in Spanish)

                             OR
      If you have not responded by early April, a paper questionnaire will be mailed to you
      to be completed and mailed back.

Starting in mid-May, if you have not self-responded by one of the 3 methods, the Census Bureau will need to send an interviewer to your home.


The League of Women Voters is a valued partner of the U.S. Census Bureau. We are committed to
 • Education and Community Involvement
 • Get-Out-the-Count (GOTC) Guidance and Activities
 • Watchdog Reporting

League Members: Interested in becoming more involved?
Contact Peggy Leech president@lwvbc.org


What Is the Census?
 • The Census is a once-a-decade population and housing count of all 50 states, DC, Puerto Rico, and the Island areas.
 • Census Results are used to determine the apportionment of Congressional Districts and state Legislative Districts.
 • The federal government uses Census data to distribute more than $675 billion in federal funds annually.


Census data is safe. Responses to the 2020 Census are protected under Title 13 of the U.S. Code. Answers can only be used to produce statistics. Census Bureau Staff take a lifetime oath to protect the personal information of respondents.