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2020 Census Program Management: Conducting and Motivating the Count

COVID-19 Adjustments

Learn more about how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the timeline for 2020 Census operations as well as operational changes made in response to the pandemic.

Outreach and Partnership Materials

Materials related to the 2020 Census count effort are available on the Census Bureau's archives. Examples of files available include outreach/partnership materials such as brochures, training manuals, factsheets, and nonresponse follow-up materials — all available in languages from Arabic to Yiddish.

2020 Census: Complete Count Committees
The Complete Count Committees (CCC) program is key to creating awareness in communities all across the country.

2020 Census: Partnership Plan
This Partnership Plan document articulates the program components at the national and local levels.

2020 Census: Language Resources
For the 2020 Census, the Census Bureau will provide video language guides, print language guides and language glossaries in 59 non-English languages.

2020 Census: Promotional Materials and Guidelines
The 2020 Census Brand Guidelines is a new guide that introduces the 2020 Census logo and tagline, a key messaging tool for the decennial census outreach effort.

2020 Census: Tracking Response Rates
As the 2020 Census responses were collected between March and October 2020, the Census Bureau provided up-to-date information on response rates.

2020 Census: Counting the Island Areas
The 2020 Island Areas Censuses was 100% paper-based and conducted by census takers.

2020 Census: Counting Puerto Rico
The United States has counted its population every 10 years since 1790, and Puerto Rico has been a part of this count since 1910.

2020 Census: Counting People in Group Living Arrangements
The Census Bureau had a special process for counting people living or staying in a group living arrangement, also known as group quarter.

2020 Census Fact Sheet: How to Identify a Census Taker
Census takers played a critical role in the 2020 Census. In July 2020, they began visiting homes that hadn't responded to the census.

2020 Census: Counting People at Transitory Locations
2020 Census Enumeration at Transitory Locations counts people in occupied units at transitory locations who do not usually live or stay at another place.

2020 Census: Counting People at Service-Based Locations
Service-Based Enumeration provided an opportunity for people without conventional housing and people who may be experiencing homelessness to be counted.

2020 Census Mailings
Ninety-five percent of households will receive an initial invitation to respond to the 2020 Census in the mail.

Page Last Revised - February 6, 2023
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