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Census Bureau Hosts News Briefing to Provide Updates on 2020 Census Operations

Release Number CB20-CN.121
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What:

U.S. Census Bureau officials will hold an audio news conference to share updates on 2020 Census operations and next steps. A live media Q&A session will immediately follow the briefing.

As of Oct. 19, 99.98% of all housing units and addresses nationwide were accounted for in the 2020 Census with 67.0% accounted for through self-response online, by phone or by mail, and 32.9% accounted for through the Nonresponse Followup (NRFU) operation. In all states, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, more than 99% of all addresses have been accounted for, and in all but one state that number tops 99.9%.

When:

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at 2 p.m. EDT

Who:

Access:

Call 1-888-989-9788, enter passcode 5161860 and follow the voice prompts. The news briefing will consist of an audio conference only. Please dial in 15-30 minutes early to allow time for registration. Q&A participation is limited to accredited media only following the presentation.

The event will be recorded and available for viewing after the event in the Operational Press Briefing press kit.

RSVP:

Members of the media who would like to attend this news conference, please RSVP here.

Interviews:

Please contact the Census Bureau’s Public Information Office at pio@census.gov or call 301-763-3030 to request an interview.

Online Press Kit:

Access the Census Bureau’s 2020 Census press kit in the Census Bureau Newsroom.

For more information, visit 2020census.gov.

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Public Information Office