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Filling Out Your 2020 Census Online

Have you received your census form in the mail? If you’re still waiting to fill yours out, PPL Director Julie Wayland shows just how fast (under 10 minutes) and easy it is.

Start by going to One person should respond for each home. That person must be at least 15 years old. They should live in the home or place of residence themselves and know general information about each person living there. If a household does not respond to the 2020 Census, a census taker will follow up in person to collect their response. This will occur between May-July.

If you did not receive your form, you can still fill out your online census without a census ID. Just follow the instructions.

April 1 is National Census Day, the reference date for the 2020 Census. The 2020 Census counts everyone living in the United States and its five territories (Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Census results have an impact on planning and funding for health clinics and highways, fire departments and disaster response, education programs such as Head Start and college tuition assistance, and so much more. Forms were mailed to households between March 12 and 20. For more information on the 2020 Census, go to