April 1, 2020 is Census Day, the date by which you should have received your invitation to respond to the 2020 Census. The U.S. Constitution (Article 1, Section 2) mandates a headcount every 10 years of everyone residing in the United States. Did you know:

* Census data is used for distribution of over $675 billion annually in federal funds to states and communities.

* Census numbers are used in drawing congressional and legislative districts, school districts and for planning for future    facilities, programs and services.

* The law states that the information you provide may be used only for statistical purposes and nothing else. The Census Bureau is required by law to protect any personal information provided:


* You have the option of responding online, by mail, or by phone once you receive your initial invitation. If you do not respond by one of these methods by April 27, 2020 you will be visited by a census taker to collect the information in person.

* The U.S. Census Bureau will be hiring Census Takers. Apply online at: 2020census.gov/jobs or call 1-855-562-2020.

Responding accurately and in a timely manner does make a difference for your community and the resources it receives. If you would like to know more about the why & how surrounding the Census you may access the following website:





March 12-20

An invitation to respond online to the 2020 Census. (Some households will also receive paper form).

On or between You’ll receive:

March 16-24

A reminder letter.

If you haven’t responded yet:

March 26- April 3

A reminder postcard.

April 8-16

A reminder letter and paper questionnaire.

April 20-27

A final reminder postcard before we follow up in person.