Responses from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ+) community, a historically undercounted community, will provide reliable data to inform advocates, policymakers, and researchers working on LGBTQ+ issues.
This press kit provides tools and resources to support coverage of the 2020 Census and outreach to individuals who self-identify as LGBTQ+.
Who Is Living Together? Same-Sex Couples in the United States
Infographic about Same-sex married couple households, same-sex unmarried partner households, children living with same-sex parents.
Topic: Same-Sex Couples
All Census Bureau demographic surveys collect information about same-sex couples. The level of detail collected varies, as well as the availability of other characteristics of the partners.
America Counts: Where Same-Sex Couples Live
Just over half of same-sex couple households in the United States are female, but male same-sex households are more common in large cities.
PRESS RELEASE | MARCH 18, 2020
U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham on Operational Updates
In support of guidance on what we can all do to help slow the spread of coronavirus, 2020 Census field operations will be suspended for two weeks until April 1.
PRESS RELEASE | MARCH 11, 2020
Census Bureau Statement on Coronavirus and the 2020 Census
The U.S. Census Bureau is carefully monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and will follow the guidance of federal, state and local health authorities.
OCTOBER 03, 2019
Press Kit: 2020 Census: Counting Everyone
A complete and accurate count in the 2020 Census depends on participation from everyone.