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Information and resources regarding upcoming Census.

General Information

The 2022 Back to Data Basics Webinar Series


If looking to improve data skills this is a great chance to learn from experts about how to access and utilize a variety of Census Bureau data products, tools, and resources.  The series offers 2-4 webinars every month until September 2022. All classes are free and open to the public virtually! Please click on webinar title to register, registration is limited and will be first-come-first-serve basis. 


September 20th: Finding Census Bureau Data to Complete a Business Plan

September 27th: Accessing American Indian and Alaska Native Statistics

September 29th: Veteran Data by the Numbers


Census Timeline

Past Census Timeline-


  • January - September: The Census Bureau opened more than 200 area census offices across the country. 

  • August - October: Census takers visited areas that have experienced a lot of change and growth. 


  • January 21: The U.S. Census Bureau started counting the population in remote Alaska. 

  • March 12 - 20: Households began receiving official Census Bureau mail with detailed information on how to respond to the 2020 Census online, by phone, or by mail.

  • March 30 - April 1: The Census Bureau will count people who are experiencing homelessness over these three days. 

  • April 1: Census Day is observed nationwide. When you respond to the census, you'll tell the Census Bureau where you live as of April 1, 2020.

  • April: Census takers will begin visiting college students who live on campus, people living in senior centers, and others who live among large groups of people. Census takers will also begin following up with households that have not yet responded in areas that include off-campus housing, where residents are not counted in groups.

  • May - July: Census takers will begin visiting homes that haven't responded to the 2020 Census.

  • December: The Census Bureau will deliver apportionment counts to the President and Congress as required by law.


  • March 31: By this date, the Census Bureau will send redistricting counts to states. This information is used to redraw legislative districts based on population changes.

For more information and details: Census Important Dates 

For more COVID-19 information and details: Census Operational Adjustments

When new timeline comes out this section will be updated until then please see above to view past timeline. 


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