Californians can complete the 2020 Census online, by phone, or by mail as paper forms are being mailed to households that have not yet responded. A Census ID is not required for households to respond. Be counted and help secure critical resources for your community today.
- Money: The 2020 Census will decide how billions of federal dollars are distributed in California. An under count could impact funding for our schools, health services, child care, emergency services and many other programs.
- Power: The 2020 Census will decide the number of California’s Congressional members and Electoral College votes. A complete count means more people in power who truly represent and advocate for our communities.
If you haven’t had a chance to complete the 2020 Census, there’s still time. Every Californian can now respond to the Census:
- Online at https://my2020census.gov
- By phone by calling the numbers available at https://census.ca.gov/2020/03/12/californians-receive-invitations-to-participate-in-2020-census/.
The U.S. Census Bureau is offering a callback option to better respond to requests during periods of high call volume. If you choose the callback option, simply provide your preferred phone number and time of day for a return call. An official Census representative will call you back to collect your response to the 2020 Census.