U.S. Bureau of the Census

01/13/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/13/2020 21:08

PRESS RELEASE | JANUARY 13, 2020 Census Bureau Releases New Content on 2020Census.Gov in 59 Languages The U.S. Census Bureau recently launched an update to 2020census.gov that[...]

JAN. 13, 2020 - The U.S. Census Bureau recently launched an update to 2020census.gov that includes content in 59 languages, including language assistance guides and videos that explain how to complete the 2020 Census questionnaire online, by phone or by mail when it becomes available in mid-March. People can respond to the census online and by phone in 13 languages. The expansive site includes in-depth information in both English and Spanish.

Other updates to 2020census.gov include:

  • A toolkit to guide state and local officials and community leaders as they begin to plan for 2020 Census Response Rate Challenges in their respective towns, cities and states. This toolkit equips leaders with tools they need to meet their goals and includes challenge ideas, recommendations for promotion and other resources. Check the website in mid-March to see the Response Rate Map go live with 2020 Census response rates by state, county, cities and other detailed geographies.
  • A list of national partners and supporters who have committed to reaching out to their members, employees, volunteers, customers and stakeholders to let them know that completing the 2020 Census is easy, safe and important. The directory will be updated regularly.
  • A social hub that contains digital assets that allow partners and other community leaders to share content on their own digital channels.
  • New recruitment material has been added to aid efforts to attract more applicants for census taker and other temporary jobs to help conduct the 2020 Census.
  • A quiz called, 'Who Counts On Your Census Form?' This quiz will help explain who should be counted on the questionnaire and will provide information about any special circumstances to consider when responding.
  • New content for those individuals living in Puerto Rico on how to respond to the 2020 Census.
  • A sample questionnaire that allows website visitors to see questions the Census Bureau will ask on the 2020 Census.
  • Census information and supporting materials in 59 languages: