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Census 2020

This guide provides resources and information about the upcoming 2020 Census.

How COVID-19 will affect the 2020 Census

The Census Bureau recommends people respond to the 2020 Census online, by phone or by mail to avoid the need for in-person counting. The Census Bureau extended self-response until August 14, 2020. 

Curious to see current Census Response Rates? Check out the 2020 Census Response Rate map and browse by state, county, and city.

College students who typically live on campus will be counted on campus regardless of campus closings. College students who typically live off campus will be counted where you would live regardless of campus closings. 

What's in This Guide?

This guide provides resources and information about the 2020 Census

Guide Contents

  • Census Overview                  Learn what the 2020 Census is and how your data is used
  • Responding to the Census    Learn about how to respond to the 2020 Census
  • More Information                   Want to learn more? Check out additional Census resources
  • Ask a Librarian                      Contact a librarian by email, phone, text or twitter, or set up an in-person research consultation