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U.S. Decennial Census: 2020

Decade by decade information about how to access and use U.S. Census reports.

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About the 2020 Census

Highlights

  • See our Digital Exhibit: 2020 Census
  • 24th decennial census
  • First decennial census that respondents can fill out online
  • Option to fill out via mail, phone, or online

Questions asked

  • Online from the Census Bureau here
  • Information obtained from all households:
    • Number of people staying in the residence on April 1, 2020
    • Additional people staying in the residence not included in the above on April 1, 2020
    • Type of residence
    • Telephone number
  • Information obtained from all persons:
    • Name
    • Sex
    • Age and Date of Birth
    • Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin
    • Race whether White, Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander, or Other

Additional Resources

 

 

Census Data

Concerns about the 2020 Census

Contact

Need help?  Call the Government Publications, Maps, Microforms & Newspapers help desk at (206) 543-4164 during desk hours.

You can also consult the Ask Us! reference service (24/7).