Answer Online, by Mail or Phone
Look for a postcard from the U.S. Census Bureau with instructions in Mid-March.
Your participation matters for yourself, your family, and your community!
Completing the census questionnaire makes a difference for the next ten years. Help ensure our community will have improved access to housing, healthcare, schools, community programs, transportation, and government representation by completing the census questionnaire. Include everyone living and sleeping in your home on your census questionnaire — regardless of age, gender, relationship to you, or citizenship/immigration status.
The 2020 census is your chance to make your voice heard. The Constitution ensures equal representation for all by empowering the people of America through the census process: the counting of everyone living in the United States every ten years. Make sure everyone in your household is counted in the census.
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Would you like to help ensure a complete count of San José residents? You can get involved as a census ambassador, community partner, or census worker.
The City of San José is working with non-profit organizations, government agencies, businesses, faith-based organizations, schools and colleges, and the media to educate and motivate residents to take part in the census.
Your answers to the census questionnaire are protected by law! All identifiable information about you, your home, and the people in your household will not be released to anyone; including your landlord, the City of San José, the Internal Revenue Service [IRS], Immigration and Customs Enforcement [ICE], or law enforcement. The Census Bureau is required by law to protect and keep your information confidential [see Title 13 of the U.S. Code].
You will be asked to give basic information about each individual living or staying with you. The questions on the Informational Census Questionnaire include: