Last day to respond to Census 2020 is extended to 10.31.2020! Respond using your Census ID included in the invitation letter or your home address now.

Be Counted in Census 2020

Census is a mandated headcount by the Constitution to count everyone in the United States every 10 years. Census counts everyone in the United States regardless of age or legal status in the United States. No matter you are a citizen or noncitizen, as long as you are in the United States on April 1st, 2020,  you should be counted.
Keep an eye on your mailbox on mid-March for a respond invitation letter from US Census Bureau and be counted on April 1st, 2020.

Census Is Important.

Everyone Matters

Every person undercounted represents a $1,445 loss in funding per year in Florida.
For a family of 4, it is nearly $60,000 loss of funding for Florida in 10 years.

It’s About Fundings Back To Our Community

The Census data is used to determine the distribution of $675 billion federal funds, grants, and support to states, counties, and communities. These funds are used to support schools, hospitals, roads, housing, job opportunity, community services, and other vital government programs.


It’s About Democracy.

Census data is used to determine how many seats in the the House of Representatives each state gets.

Census Is Easy And Safe.

It’s Confidential.

Census Data is protected by law.
Title 13: Census Bureau cannot share any personal information with any government agency or business. All Census data cannot be used against you.
Title 44: All Census records are sealed for 72 years.


It’s Easy.

In 2020 Census, you would be able to respond to Census online using your digital devices or by a phone call.

March 12-20th: The Census Bureau will send out an invitation letter to household with an household Census ID code for internet self-respond.
Invitation Letter Sample→
March 16-24th, March 26-April 3: A reminder letter and postcard from the Census Bureau to remind household to respond on Census.
April 8-16th: Paper questionnaire will be sent out from the Census Bureau to households which haven’t respond yet.
April 20-27th: A final reminder postcard will be sent out to households before in person follow-up (knock-on door).
October 31st: Census operation ended.
April 30th, 2021: The Census Bureau will deliver the report (not personal information) to the President.
June 30th, 2021: Census report will deliver to state and local governments, and the public.

Census Is Hiring!

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. You can work full-time or part-time. 18 year-old Green Card Holders are eligible.

Apply Now →

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Representation Matters.

If you or any of your parents originate from Asian countries, or if you have heritage from Asian countries, please mark your heritage under the “self-identified ethnicity (Q.9 for Person 1, Q.7 for person 2-6)” on Census to make sure all your heritage has fair representation. You would be able to mark up to 6 ethnicities on Census.

Non-English Languages Support

The Census Bureau supports 12 non-English languages, including Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Russian, Arabic, Tagalog, Polish, French, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, and Japanese on the online self-response system and the phone services.
In addition to the supported languages, the Census Bureau also provides language guides in 59 languages.

Sample Questionnaire & Language Guides

Sample Copy of the 2020 Census Questionnaire (English) →
Census 2020 Language Guides in 59 languages →

Video Guides To Complete Census 2020 Online

Common

Questions

Here are answers of some of the frequently asked questions regarding Census 2020. You can also go to 2020census.gov to learn more about the upcoming Census. Be counted!

  • Will citizenship question be on Census?

    No. On June 27, the Supreme Court has blocked the citizenship question from being added to Census 2020. Therefore, the citizenship question will not be appeared on Census 2020.

  • Who should be counted on Census?

    Everyone. No matter if you are a citizen, green card holder, you are currently on temporary status (international students, working visa, TPS, DACA…etc.), or even undocumented.

    If you are a visitor, you should be counted if you stayed in the US over 6 month and 1 days.

    If you are pregnant and your baby born on April 1st, 2020, please count your newborn on Census 2020.

    Census is not only mandated in the Consitution.You should be counted because the headcount is the reference line for determining the funding allocation to public goods and services. It is important to our community to get an accurate headcount on Census.

  • How can I respond to Census?

    You can response online or by phone.
    Online: www.my2020census.gov
    By phone via Census Toll-Free: 1-844-330-2020 (See list of hotlines in other languages)

    If you have not received any Census 2020 invitation letter, you can participate the Census 2020 by using your address. Please choose the option “If you do not have a Census ID, click here” to complete the Census 2020 questionnaire online.

Census 2020 Educational Materials

Resources in English and Asian languages about Census 2020 co-developed by Florida Asian Services.

More Resources on Census 2020

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