Around March 20: You will receive a mailed invitation asking you to respond online to the 2020 Census.
March 16 - 24: You will receive a reminder letter. Want to know if your letter is authentic? Here are samples!
Then, if you haven't filled out the Census yet:
March 26 - April 3: You will receive a reminder post card.
April 8 - 16: You will receive a reminder letter and a paper questionnaire.
April 20 - 27: You will receive a reminder post card.
May 1 through the summer: Census workers will visit all homes that did not fill out the Census.
The Census is now available to fill out at: https://my2020census.gov/
You can also fill out the Census by phone: 1-844-330-2020
You'll receive your Census ID in the mail (see samples of official Census mailings to make sure yours is legit!)
You can see a sample of the Census questionnaire here: https://2020census.gov/en/about-questions.html
And a video guide here:
Have you ever felt under-represented politically? Wished school districts made more sense? Wanted new roads anywhere? The Census can help. Census data is used to determine federal and state funding for different areas.
Questions or concerns about the Census? Ask a librarian!
The 2020 Census needs local workers to help make it a success. The pay rate for Lake County is $22.50 - $25.00 an hour, and they need thousands of employees for our area.