Help Your Community Count
Across the country, every community counts. Share the resources below to help encourage your community to respond to the 2020 Census today!
Our Rural Communities
The 2020 Census will have a direct impact on small towns and rural areas across the country for the next 10 years.
Do You Know Your Census History?
Make sure you make history by participating in the 2020 count. Then test your history with this census quiz.
Congratulations to the Class of 2020! From finding a job to continuing your education, here's how the 2020 Census can shape your next decade.
Census Slogans Over the Decades
Take a look back at the slogans that have rallied the country to complete the census over the last century.
Our Growing Country
The census has counted the U.S. population every 10 years since 1790. Here's a look at how the country has grown.
How to Take the 2020 Census
The 2020 Census is happening now. You can complete your questionnaire online, by phone, or by mail.
2020 Census for Hawaii: A Virtual Concert
Concert for Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders to be counted in the 2020 Census.
230 Years and Counting
How does the 2020 Census compare to the first count in 1790?
How We Count People Experiencing Homelessness
"Everybody in our community really and truly counts."
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.
2020 Census Stories
Watch how people across the country are shaping their community's future.
"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.
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.
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 Is Critical For Your Community
Your community can extend far beyond where you live. It can be made up of people with the same interests or professions.
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.
Counting People in Rural and Remote Locations
It takes extra effort by the U.S. Census Bureau to reach people far outside urban areas.
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.
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.
Smartphones, Online Responses Among Census Technological Innovations
As Cybersecurity Awareness Month Begins, a Q&A With Census Bureau’s Chief Information Officer.
How We Develop and Improve the Census
Randomized experiments and carefully planned evaluations help improve the census.
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.