Census takers are our neighbors, hired from our community. Their goal is to help you and everyone in your home be counted in the 2020 Census. If the census taker who visits your home does not speak your language, you may request a return visit from a census taker who does speak your language.
Census takers will wear masks and follow local public health guidelines when they visit your home. All census takers complete a virtual COVID-19 training on social distancing and other health and safety protocols before beginning their work in neighborhoods.
If no one is home when the census taker visits, the census taker will leave a notice of their visit with information about how to respond online, by phone, or by mail. Census takers may also approach your home with questions about your neighbors if they can't get a response.
If you respond online or by phone today, a census taker is less likely to have to visit your home to collect your response. Visit my2020census.gov to respond today - remember you only have until September 30 to get counted!