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2020 Census



The 2020 Census will be conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. State and Counties across the United States, including Jefferson County, will be partners in in its success. 


In Mid-March of 2020, households will begin receiving official Census Bureau mail with detailed information on how to respond to the 2020 Census. By April 1, 2020, every home will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census.

There will be 3 options for responding:

·         Online.

·         By phone.

·         By mail.


Census staff will also go door-to-door in communities, distributing forms.



2020 Census Resources

Missouri 2020 Census Website


Census 101: What You Need to Know (PDF)


About the Census


Important Dates

Who to Count

Ways to Respond

Census Takers in Your Neighborhood


Avoiding Fraud and Scams


Sample Questionnaire (PDF)


Questions Asked


Census Careers


The 2020 Census and Confidentiality (PDF)