This memorandum documents the release of the "Final 2020 Census Residence Criteria and Residence Situations" in the Federal Register. The residence criteria and residence situations determine who should be counted and where they should be counted.
The following document describes how the Residence Criteria apply to certain living situations for which people commonly request clarification.
The 2020 Census Memorandum Series documents significant decisions, actions, and accomplishments of the 2020 Census Program for the purpose of informing stakeholders, coordinating interdivisional efforts, and documenting important historical changes.
A memorandum generally will be added to this series for any decision or documentation that meets the following criteria:
Visit 2020census.gov to access the Memorandum Series, the 2020 Census Operational Plan, and other information about preparations for the 2020 Census.