Group quarters are places where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. These places are owned or managed by an entity or organization that provides residents with housing and/or services.
Some examples of group quarters include:
If you lived or stayed in group quarters, the Census Bureau identified a group quarters administrator at your location to ensure that you were counted in the 2020 Census.
The Census Bureau had special processes in place for counting people who may have experienced homelessness or who were staying or received assistance at service-based locations such as emergency and transitional shelters, soup kitchens, regularly scheduled mobile food van stops, or pre-identified non-sheltered outdoor locations.