A background of the US Census- The 2020 Census is a count of every person who is living in the United States, and takes place once every 20 years. The census responses given by everyone guide how federal funding is spent in communities each year! Information is confidential and your answers cannot be used against you by any government agency or court.
The census can be completed 24/7 by filling the census out online, by phone, or by mail. If the census is not filled out via one of the ways listed, a census bureau interviewer will come to your home to take the survey.
Steps of taking the census (The whole process takes about 10 minutes):
Here’s a short video explaining the 2020 Census, & a video explaining how to complete the 2020 Census.
U.S. Census Bureau, https://www.census.gov/