Community Engagement

Counting Young Children in the 2020 Census

Map of the US made up of avatarsEvery 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau counts all those living in the United States. This count relates to how many billions of federal dollars fund your community's public resources (e.g., roads, hospitals, schools). Accurate counts of families with young children are especially important to plan for the future. Beginning in 2020, the U.S. Census Bureau will accept responses online, as well as by mail or phone. To learn more about what to expect, visit

Young Children

Counting Young Children in the 2020 Census [PDF, 101KB]

Shape our children's future. Start with the 2020 Census. [PDF, 1.5MB]

Infants and Newborns

Remember to Count [PDF, 934KB]

American Indian and Alaska Native

2020 Census Snapshot:

2020 Census Question on Race: Information for American Indians and Alaska Natives [PDF, 113KB]

Immigrants and Refugees

Everyone Living in Your Home Counts [PDF, 287KB]

Why We Ask [PDF, 161KB]

Counting Those Experiencing Homelessness

How the 2020 Census Counts People Experiencing Homelessness

You Count, No Matter Where You Live [PDF, 290KB]