Every ten years, the U.S. Constitution requires the federal government to count all persons living in the US. On April 1, 2020, all DC residents will have three ways to respond to the census: online, by phone, or by mail. Learn why it matters here.
Countdown to the 2020 US Census
The census will ask basic information such as name, age, sex, Hispanic origin, race and ethnicity, relationship of household members, and homeownership status. Only one person in a household needs to complete the form. The person completing the census form should include every person.SEE THE FAQS »
Take the pledge to ensure that all DC residents are counted.
Join the 2020 US Census team and help make sure every household in DC is counted.
The Census is hiring! Apply for a position with the US Census Bureau.
Volunteer, individually or with your organization, and help increase awareness about the 2020 US Census.
News & Updates
Stay up-to-date with the latest 2020 US Census news.