English and Spanish audio news releases highlighting the U.S. Census Bureau’s continued work to reach rural audiences for the 2020 Census.
The following audio clips are timely and can be added to any news program. The audio highlights how the Census Bureau is reopening field offices throughout the country, and explains that census workers will visit households in predominantly rural areas that do not have a traditional mailing address to drop off a paper questionnaire and instructions on how to respond online, by phone, or by mail.
Descriptions for the above audio news releases are also available in Spanish.
Statement: Delivering a Complete and Accurate 2020 Census Count
Today, we announced updates to accelerate the completion of data collection and apportionment counts by our statutory deadline of December 31, 2020.
Don’t Forget to Respond: 2020 Census Reminder Postcards Arriving
The U.S. Census Bureau is beginning to send reminder notice postcards to an estimated 69 million households that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census.
Statement on 2020 Census Operational Adjustments Due to COVID-19
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the U.S. Census Bureau is adjusting 2020 Census operations.
Census Bureau Update on 2020 Census Field Operations
The U.S. Census Bureau is suspending 2020 Census field operations for two additional weeks to April 15, 2020.
16.7% of Households Have Responded to the 2020 Census
Response Rate Map Shows Latest Data for Every Community Across U.S. Now Available Online.
Statement on 2020 Census Internet Response Security Precautions
To protect the integrity of the 2020 Census, the Census Bureau is using industry leading artificial intelligence services to protect responses.
Census Bureau Hosts 2020 Census News Briefing
The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a telephone news conference to share updates on the status of the 2020 Census.
Census Bureau Statement on Facility in Jeffersonville, Indiana
The Census Bureau is making temporary adjustments to operations in Jeffersonville, Indiana: the National Processing Center and Paper Data Capture Center East.
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.
Statement on Modifying 2020 Census Operations
The Census Bureau continues to carefully monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and follow the guidance of federal, state and local health authorities.
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.
The 2020 Census Is Ready for America to Respond
Invitations to Respond Arrive at Households March 12-20.
2020 Census Response Rate Challenge Toolkit
Response Rate Challenge encourages leaders in every town, city and state to challenge their communities to respond to the 2020 Census.
U.S. Census Bureau Launches First 2020 Census Ads
The U.S. Census Bureau launched its first set of advertisements for the 2020 Census in Alaska last week, about one month ahead of the kick off to the 2020 Census in remote Alaska in January 2020.
Areas to Receive 2020 Census Paper Questionnaires First, And Areas to Receive Bilingual Invitations
The U.S. Census Bureau today released the Mail Contact Strategies Viewer showing how the country will be asked to respond to the 2020 Census.
U.S. Census Bureau Commemorates Constitution Day
Census Officials to Provide 2020 Census Updates Host Interactive Exhibit at the National Constitution Center
Census Bureau Unveils 2020 Census Communications Campaign Platform
As promotional and outreach activities are ramping up across the nation ahead of the 2020 Census, today the U.S. Census Bureau announced its long-planned communications campaign platform: “Shape your future. START HERE.”
U.S. Census Bureau Demonstrates Readiness for the 2020 Census
The U.S. Census Bureau is nearing the successful completion of its final test leading up to the 2020 Census.
U.S. Census Bureau Finalizes 2020 Census Residence Criteria and Situations
The “residence criteria” are based on the concept of “usual residence,” the place where a person lives and sleeps most of the time.
Census Bureau Statement on 2020 Census Race and Ethnicity Questions
The 2020 Census race and ethnicity questions will follow a two-question format for capturing race and ethnicity for both the 2018 Census Test and the 2020 Census.
2020 Census Local Update of Census Addresses Operation to Begin
LUCA is a voluntary, once-a-decade opportunity for governments to add, correct or delete addresses on the lists and maps used to conduct the decennial census.
Three Years to Go, Census Bureau Prepares for 2020 Census
Three years away from Census Day, April 1, 2020, the U.S. Census Bureau continues to leverage years of research to prepare for a complete and accurate census.
Explains how households are invited to respond to the census and what they can expect in the mail.
Explains why each question is asked on the 2020 Census and how those responses are used.
The U.S. Census Bureau is monitoring coronavirus (COVID-19) carefully, and the health, safety and well-being of the public and our staff is our top priority.
2020 Census Recruitment
The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.
2020 Census: Address Canvassing Operation
This operation implements methods to improve and refine the U.S. Census Bureau’s address list in advance of the 2020 Census.
2019 Census Day
The U.S. Census Bureau will host a live operational press briefing to mark the one year out milestone from the 2020 Census.
2020 Census Barriers, Attitudes, Motivators (CBAMS)
The U.S. Census Bureau released results from the 2020 Census Barriers, Attitudes and Motivators Study (CBAMS).
Press Kit: Questions Planned for the 2020 Census and American Community Survey
Questions for the 2020 Census include age, sex, Hispanic origin, race, relationship, homeownership status, and citizenship status.
2018 Census Test
The 2018 Census Test supports the goal of the 2020 Census, which is to count everyone once, only once and in the right place.
The "residence criteria" are based on the concept of “usual residence,” the place where a person lives and sleeps most of the time.