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Time to respond is running out.

Complete the Census now.


Importance of the Data

The 2020 Census will determine congressional representation, inform hundreds of billions in federal funding every year, and provide data that will impact communities for the next decade.


Responding to the Census

If you haven’t completed the 2020 Census yet, you can still respond online, by phone, or by mail. If a census taker comes to your home, please cooperate. 

Trouble Finding Your Census ID?

If you have not received anything from the Census Bureau yet, you can still respond online without your Census ID. Visit the online form and select "Start Questionnaire." Below the ID field, choose the link that says, "If you do not have a Census ID, click here."


The 2020 Census can be completed by phone in the below languages.

English and Spanish Language Hours of Operation: Customer Service Representatives are available every day from 7am to 2am Eastern Time on the following phone lines:


  • English (for 50 states and Washington, D.C.): 844-330-2020

  • Spanish (for 50 states and Washington, D.C.): 844-468-2020

  • English (for Puerto Rico residents): 844-418-2020

  • Spanish (for Puerto Rico residents): 844-426-2020

  • TDD (Telephone Display Device): 844-467-2020

  • Non-English and Non-Spanish Language Hours of Operation: Customer Service Representatives are available Monday through Friday from 8am to 10 pm Eastern Time on the following phone lines:

  • Chinese (Mandarin): 844-391-2020

  • Chinese (Cantonese): 844-398-2020

  • Vietnamese: 844-461-2020

  • Korean: 844-392-2020

  • Russian: 844-417-2020

  • Arabic: 844-416-2020

  • Tagalog: 844-478-2020

  • Polish: 844-479-2020

  • French: 844-494-2020

  • Haitian Creole: 844-477-2020

  • Portuguese: 844-474-2020

  • Japanese: 844-460-2020

To help you respond, the Census Bureau also offers web pages and guides in 59 non-English languages, including American Sign Language, as well as guides in Braille and large print. Visit Language Support to learn more.


Response Rates

Census results shape the future of communities, as census data informs how billions of dollars in federal funds are distributed for health clinics, school lunch programs, disaster recovery initiatives, and other critical programs and services for the next 10 years.


Encourage others in your community to respond!

  1. Challenge Your Friends and Family to Respond

  2. Share through social media channels.

Check out the self-response rates map, see for your state, congressional district, city, county, and down to the census tract level (your neighborhood)!



Interested in becoming a partner?


Questions about the 2020 Census or other Census surveys/programs?

Contact - Jenny Aramony at

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