The United States Census of 2020 is the twenty-fourth United States Census. Census Day, the reference day used for the census, was April 1, 2020. wikipedia.org
The 2020 Census results will help in directing billions of dollars in federal funds to communities for schools, roads, and other public services. Results from the 2020 Census will also help to determine the number of seats that each state has in Congress.
As required by the United States Constitution, the U.S. Census has been conducted every 10 years since 1790.
Yes. Article I, Section 2, of the U.S. constitution requires that this population and housing count occur every 10 years.
Yes, your response is required by law. The Bureau is also required by law to protect your answers. Your responses are used only to produce statistics. The Census Bureau does not disclose any personal information.
The 2020 Census asks how many people are living or staying at each address; each person's name, sex, age, date of birth, relationship, Hispanic origin, and race; and whether the housing unit is owned or rented. There is NO citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
Yes. The Census Bureau is not permitted to publicly release your responses in a way that could identify you or your household. Your information is completely confidential and protected by law and cannot be shared with any other government agencies, including law enforcement or immigration officials.
The Census Bureau is following up with households that have not responded from August 11 through September 30.
The last census was held in 2010. The population of the United States was counted as 308,745,538, a 9.7% increase from the 2000 Census.