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2020 Census

The U.S. Census counts every resident in the United States. It is mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution and takes place every 10 years.

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The 2020 Census at a Glance

Provides an overview of the 2020 Census, 2020 Census milestones, and the U.S. Census Bureau and its programs.

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Multicultural and Special Population Toolkits

Reaching Rural Audiences

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.

audio   Tim Olson   [12.4 MB]
Associate Director for Field Operations
audio   Cathy Lacy   [12.2 MB]
Director, Denver Regional Office and Dallas Regional Census Center
audio   Marilyn Sanders   [12.3 MB]
Director, Chicago Regional Office

A quote from Spanish U.S. Census Bureau spokesperson highlighting the importance of the 2020 Census for Hispanic rural and remote communities.

audio   Erika Becker Medina (Spanish/Español)   [<1 MB]
U.S. Census Bureau Spokesperson

Descriptions for the above audio news releases are also available in Spanish
 

The following audio script highlights the importance of the 2020 Census to rural communities.

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Fact Sheets

2020 Census Jobs Fact Sheet

Outlines 2020 Census job opportunities and provides details on positions and the application process.

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2020 Census Support for Languages Fact Sheet

Outlines language support to help everyone respond to the 2020 Census.

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Is My 2020 Census Data Safe?

Fact Sheet on 2020 Census Safety and Security

Explains that no matter how you respond, your information is kept confidential and secure throughout the process.

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Census 101: What You Need to Know

Census 101: What You Need To Know

Offers a refresher of the 2020 Census and why it is important.

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Counting Young Children in the 2020 Census

Describes the challenges involved in accurately counting young children and how you can help ensure all children are counted in 2020.

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How the 2020 Census Will Invite Everyone to Respond

How the 2020 Census Will Invite Everyone To Respond

Explains how households are invited to respond to the census and what they can expect in the mail.

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Fact Sheet: The 2020 Census and Confidentiality

Explains how federal law protects your personal information.

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Supporting Self-Response in the 2020 Census

Supporting Self-Response in the 2020 Census

Explains how partners can help people respond to the 2020 Census.

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Fact Sheet on Accessibility of the 2020 Census

Explains how the 2020 Census is accessible for everyone and why it's important for everyone to respond.

 

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Trust & Safety One-Pager

Help protect the 2020 Census count by reporting inaccurate, suspicious, or fraudulent information you read, hear, or spot online.

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Handout About Why We Ask Each 2020 Census Question

Handout About Why We Ask Each 2020 Census Question

Explains why each question is asked on the 2020 Census and how those responses are used.

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Why Your Company Should Become a 2020 Census Official Partner

Why Your Company Should Become a 2020 Census Official Partner

Provides more information on partnerships and why your company should become a partner.

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Why Your Foundation Should Become a 2020 Census Official Partner

Why Your Foundation Should Become a 2020 Census Official Partner

Provides more details about partnerships and why your foundation should become a partner.

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Responding to the 2020 Census in Spanish

Outlines resources for responding online or by phone in Spanish, presented in both English and Spanish.

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