United States Census 2020

What is the 2020 Census?

It's a count of every person who lives in the United States or its territories as of April 1, 2020. The census is taken every 10 years, as required by the US Constitution, and the data is used to determine the number of representatives each state has in Congress and how to allocate Federal funds. Watch this "Census Made Simple" video to learn more.

It has never been easier to respond on your own, whether online, by phone, or by mail - all without having to meet a census taker.

How can the library help?

Starting March 12:

  • Need Wi-Fi? Use your own device and FVRL's free Wi-Fi from the vicinity around our libraries to fill out the online census form
  • Have questions? Our staff can help you find answers. Ask here.

What is the census timeline?

The census timeline has changed in response to the cononavirus situation. You can find the current timeline at the official census website.

How do I complete the census?

Starting March 12, there are three ways to complete the census:

Spanish / Español844-468-2020
Chinese (Mandarin) 普通話844-391-2020
Chinese (Cantonese) 廣東話844-398-2020
Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt844-461-2020
Korean / 한국어844-392-2020
Russian / Русский844-417-2020
Arabic / العربية844-416-2020
Tagalog / Tagalog844-478-2020
Polish / Polski844-479-2020
French / Français844-494-2020
Haitian Creole / Kreyòl Ayisyen844-477-2020
Portuguese / Português844-474-2020
Japanese / 日本語844-460-2020
English (Puerto Rico residents)844-418-2020
Spanish / Español (Puerto Rico residents)844-426-2020
Telephone Display Device (TDD)844-467-2020