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Yes. If you have more than six people in your home, you can give the name, sex, age, date of birth, and relationship for up to four additional people on the last page of your questionnaire. If you have more than 10 people in your home, you can use the online form.   

If you need to make a correction to a response on your paper questionnaire, carefully draw a line through the incorrect entry. Then, write the correct information as close as possible to what you crossed out.

If you checked the wrong box, just draw a line through it and mark the correct box for the question.

You cannot make changes to your questionnaire once you have mailed it back. If you have serious concerns about your response, you can complete the questionnaire again online.

In mid-March, the Census Bureau began inviting homes to respond online to the 2020 Census. If you do not respond online or by phone, you may receive a paper questionnaire. Paper questionnaires will be mailed in early April.

As you complete your questionnaire, make sure you count everyone who usually lives and sleeps at your address. Leave remaining pages blank, and return the entire paper questionnaire in the postage-paid envelope provided.

You will have the option to respond online, by phone, or by mail. Initially, most homes will receive a letter between March 12-20 inviting them to go online and complete their census form. If you do not respond online or by phone, you may also receive a paper questionnaire in the mail.

  • In areas with low internet access, the Census Bureau will mail a paper questionnaire to homes.
  • For areas with non-city-style addresses, such as rural route numbers, a census taker will deliver a paper questionnaire to homes in person.
  • For areas that are more remote, a census taker will be sent to collect responses in person.

Learn more about Responding by Mail.

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