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For Immediate Release: Monday, October 21, 2019

2020 Census In-Field Address Canvassing Operation Ends

Press Release Number CB19-CN.12

OCT. 21, 2019 — The U.S. Census Bureau announced the completion of the 2020 Census In-Field Address Canvassing operation.

In-Field Address Canvassing was the first major field operation of the 2020 Census. This operation, which officially ended on Oct. 11, builds and refines the Census Bureau’s address list of all living quarters nationwide.

The Census Bureau recruited, trained and hired 32,000 workers in communities across the nation to verify more than 50 million addresses to ensure a complete and accurate count of everyone living in the United States.

The Census Bureau will provide an operational update on the In-Field Address Canvassing operation during a news conference on Tuesday, Oct. 22, during the launch of the nationwide 2020 Census recruitment campaign at the National Processing Center Paper Data Capture Center – West in Phoenix.  This event will include a tour of the facility.

Members of the media who want to attend the news conference and tour, please RSVP via Eventbrite. To attend via webcast please RSVP or watch on Census Live.  

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For more information on the 2020 Census, visit the Census Bureau website.



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