Respond to the 2020 Census by Phone!
Covid-19 has definitely shaken our community as a whole, this is why it is important for everyone to take the time to respond to the 2020 Census. With the completion of the 2020 Census, our community is able to provide many financial relief to those who need the assistance greatly.
The Census plays a major role in our community which first started in 1790 and is mandated by the constitution on article 1, section 2 every ten years. It ask a few simple questions about you and everyone who is or will be living with you.
The census provides critical data that lawmakers, business owners, teachers, and many others use to provide daily services, products, and support for you and your community. Every year, billions of dollars in federal funding go to hospitals, fire departments, schools, roads, and other resources based on census data.
The results of the census also determine the number of seats each state will have in the U.S. House of Representatives, and they are used to draw congressional and state legislative districts.
With this said, we understand that through this pandemic, many families may have been left without internet to access the questionnaire, but it doesn’t mean you cannot participate, other alternatives to answer are available such as answering by mail. Read more on this option here.
If you have access to a telephone, you can respond to the 2020 Census by phone, and you can do it comfortably in the language of your preference! To begin, call 844-330-2020, or call the number associated with your preferred language below.
English and Spanish Language Hours of Operation: Customer Service Representatives are available every day from 7am to 2am Eastern Time on the following phone lines:
- English (for 50 states and Washington, D.C.): 844-330-2020
- Spanish (for 50 states and Washington, D.C.): 844-468-2020
- English (for Puerto Rico residents): 844-418-2020
- Spanish (for Puerto Rico residents): 844-426-2020
- TDD (Telephone Display Device): 844-467-2020
Non-English and Non-Spanish Language Hours of Operation: Customer Service Representatives are available Monday through Friday from 8am to 10 pm Eastern Time on the following phone lines:
- Chinese (Mandarin): 844-391-2020
- Chinese (Cantonese): 844-398-2020
- Vietnamese: 844-461-2020
- Korean: 844-392-2020
- Russian: 844-417-2020
- Arabic: 844-416-2020
- Tagalog: 844-478-2020
- Polish: 844-479-2020
- French: 844-494-2020
- Haitian Creole: 844-477-2020
- Portuguese: 844-474-2020
Please help our community in this great time of need by continuing to stay home and responding to the 2020 Census.