Who Counts on Your Census Form?
I know who to count on the census! Do you? Take this quiz to sharpen your skills.
Student Quiz: Do You Know Who To Count on Your Census Form?
Who gets counted on the census form for your home? Test your knowledge with this quiz.
230 Years and Counting
How does the 2020 Census compare to the first count in 1790?
The 2020 Count Begins in Alaska
The 2020 Census begins by counting people in remote Alaskan villages and communities in January to account for travel challenges in the spring months.
"This Is Me": A Census Music Video
This rendition of "This Is Me", captured in a powerful music video, helps raise awareness of the census and the importance of being seen, heard, and counted.
How We Count People Experiencing Homelessness
"Everybody in our community really and truly counts."
Why Are There Census Takers on My Street?
In 1790, around 650 U.S. marshals carried out the nation’s first decennial census. In 2020, thousands of census takers will help to conduct the count.
2020 Census Stories
Watch how people across the country are shaping their community's future.
Why the Census Bureau Is Establishing a “Trust & Safety” Team
We want people to respond in confidence knowing the census is safe and important.
2020 Census Count Guides Funding of New Roads and Bridges
Next time you’re on your morning commute, merging on to a freeway, or crossing a bridge, think of the decennial census.
Big Push to Count Every Newborn and Young Child in 2020 Census
Parents and adults with young children often don’t realize they need to include all children who live with them full time or at least most of the time.
Alaska’s Remote Areas Always the First Counted in Decennial Census
Every decade, the Census Bureau starts its count of every person in the United States in remote villages of Alaska months before official Census Day on April 1.
Constitution Day and the Census
Sept. 17 is a reminder that the Founding Fathers suggested most of the original census questions and devised how the count determines political representation.
From Horseback to Satellite, How U.S. Census Bureau Checks Addresses
Thanks to advanced satellite technology, geospatial mapping tools and people pounding the pavement, the Census Bureau maps every address in the nation.
How We Develop and Improve the Census
Randomized experiments and carefully planned evaluations help improve the census.
Smartphones, Online Responses Among Census Technological Innovations
As Cybersecurity Awareness Month Begins, a Q&A With Census Bureau’s Chief Information Officer.
Can Census Bureau Data Drive Business Growth and Job Creation?
Knowing who your customers and competitors are can make and break a business. Census Bureau data can help.
Street Addresses Are Simple, Right? Not in Puerto Rico
In some parts of Puerto Rico, it’s not uncommon to have multiple addresses with the same street name and same house number in the same ZIP Code.
New Estimates Show U.S. Population Growth Continues to Slow
Growth has slowed every year since 2015, when the population increased 0.73% relative to the previous year.
Counting People in Rural and Remote Locations
It takes extra effort by the U.S. Census Bureau to reach people far outside urban areas.