Timeline

Key dates for the 2020 Census

  • Jan. 21, 2020 -- First enumeration of the 2020 Census officially begins January 21, 2020, in Toksook Bay, Alaska.
  • March 12-20, 2020 -- Census Bureau will mail invitations to respond to nearly every household in the country and activate the online response form.
  • March 16-24, 2020 -- Reminder letters will be sent
  • March 26-April 3, 2020 -- Reminder postcards sent to those who have not responded
  • April 8-16,2020 -- Reminder letter and paper questionnaire sent to those who have not responded
  • April 20-27 -- Final reminder postcards sent before in-person follow-ups begin
  • April 1, 2020 -- Where you are living on this date will determine
  • December 31, 2020 -- Final 2020 Census results will be delivered to the President of the United States