Your timely response matters. By now you should have received your invitation by US Mail to respond online or by phone. Respond today! It only takes 10 minutes.
Respond online, by phone or by mail
The best way to avoid a visit from a census taker is to fill out the 2020 Census questionnaire online, by phone or by mail as soon as you receive your invitation to participate.
Census Bureau released a statement modifying the 2020 Census operations to make sure college students are counted.
It’s Safe & Private
Your responses are protected by law and the Census will never ask you for your Social Security number or any financial information. The Census Bureau is legally bound to handle all data confidentially, and answers are not shared with anyone.
Participating in the 2020 Census is your civic duty – it is good for you and your community. Statistics generated by the Census are used to allocate tax dollars and determine political representation.
DID YOU KNOW ... Census results affect planning & funding for:
infrastructure - including programs for highway planning and construction, section 8 housing, federal transit, and community development.
healthcare - including programs such as Medicaid, Medicare Part B, State Children’s Health Insurance, and the prevention and treatment of substance abuse.
education - including programs such as Head Start, Pell Grants, school lunches, rural education, adult education, and grants for preschool and special education.
employment and training - including programs for vocational rehabilitation state grants, dislocated workers, and American Indian and Alaska native employment and training.
The Census Bureau continues to recruit and hire people in the Wake County area. People in these jobs will help enumerate the Census. Some of these temporary jobs will run through 2020. Click here for details.