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For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Census Bureau Director to Provide Update on 2020 Census Operations

Press Release Number CB16-R.07



U.S. Census Bureau Director John H. Thompson will brief the media on 2020 Census preparations and operations at the National Processing Center in Jeffersonville, Ind. Thompson will specifically discuss in-office address canvassing, an operation that uses technology and new information sources to update the census address list to help ensure everyone is counted once, only once and in the right place.

The Census Bureau’s National Processing Center collects and processes data for more than 150 demographic and economic surveys, including the decennial census. Its staff prepares and sends out survey documents, processes data from completed questionnaires, and maintains a call center to answer questions from survey respondents.

To learn more about the National Processing Center, visit www.census.gov/about/npc.html.


Wednesday, June 15, 2016
10-11 a.m. (EDT)       


Census Bureau’s National Processing Center
1201 E. 10th St.
Jeffersonville, IN 47190                                   


John H. Thompson, director, U.S. Census Bureau
David Hackbarth, director, National Processing Center
Deirdre Bishop, chief, Geography Division

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

Media who plan to attend should contact the Census Bureau’s Public Information Office at pio@census.gov> or 301-763-3030 by 1 p.m. (EDT), Tuesday, June 14.

For more information, go to census.gov.


Public Information Office




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