Census 2020

What Is the 2020 Census?

The 2020 Census counts every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories.

2020 Census Key Dates

  • March 12 - 20: Invitations sent to respond online  
  • March 16 - April 3: Reminder letters and postcards sent
  • April 1: Census Day
  • April 8-16: Reminder letters sent with paper questionnaire
  • April 20-27: Final postcard sent before in-person follow-up
  • May 4-July 24: Non-Response follow-up visit

3 Ways to Complete the Census

By April 1, 2020, every home will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. The 2020 Census marks the first time you'll have the option to respond online. You can even respond on your mobile device! You will have three options for responding:

  1. Online
  2. By Phone
  3. By Mail

North Dakota Census 2020 website

United States Census 2020 website