The following documents detail how the U.S. Census Bureau plans to conduct the 2020 Census. These documents will be updated over time to reflect changes in strategies that result from planning, research, and testing activities.
2020 Census Operational Updates
These quarterly operational updates, previously known as Program Management Reviews, began in late 2012 and will continue through 2020. This page lists all agendas and supporting materials, including all materials in a single file.
2020 Memorandum Series
The 2020 Census Memorandum Series documents significant decisions, actions, and accomplishments of the 2020 Census Program.
2020 Census Operational Plan
The Census Bureau’s 2020 Census Operational Plan documents the current design for conducting the 2020 Census.
2020 Census Monthly Status Reports
The 2020 Census Monthly Status Reports are monthly reports on the preparations and status of operations for the 2020 Census Program.
2020 Census Integrated Communications Plan
The 2020 Census Integrated Communications Plan charted a path forward for communications-related efforts, laying out foundational steps to develop a comprehensive communications campaign.
2020 Census Resource Library
Collections of infographics, photos, publications, videos, working papers, and more.
2020 Census Promotional Materials and Guidelines
The 2020 Census Brand Guidelines is a new guide that introduces the 2020 Census logo and tagline, a key messaging tool for the decennial census outreach effort.