Census self-response deadline moved to Oct. 16
On Oct. 13, the U.S. Census Bureau announced that self-response and field data collection operations for the 2020 Census will conclude on Oct. 15.
The announcement followed a Supreme Court decision to overturn a lower court’s ruling to keep the self-response deadline at Oct. 31.
- Internet self-response will be available across the nation through October 15, 2020 until 11:59 pm Hawaii Standard Time (HST), (6:00 am Eastern Daylight Time on October 16, 2020) Visit 2020Census.gov to respond today.
- Phone response will be available for its regularly scheduled time on October 15, 2020. Click here for schedule and a list of numbers.
- Paper responses must be postmarked by October 15, 2020.
- Nonresponse Followup census takers will continue resolving nonresponding addresses through the end of the day on October 15, 2020.
To respond to the census, visit www.2020census.gov/en.html.