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US 2020 Census - Invitation

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    Every household will have the option of responding online, by mail or by phone. Why is this important? Click this link to watch the Stats in Action: New Orleans Smoke Alarm Outreach Program video about how census statistics played an important role in saving lives.
     

    *American Community Survey data was key to the city developing a mapping model that determines neighborhoods most likely to suffer fire fatalities.

    Nearly every household will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census from either a postal worker or a census worker.

     

    Make $1,800 in 10mins! That is right, by filling out the 2020 Census you can make over $1,800* per a person, in your household in local funding for: roads, bridges, healthcare and schools. That can really improve your community!

    The survey is quick, easy and helps fund many items you use everyday. Please fill out the 2020 Census starting March 12, 2020.

    Your views need representation, the 2020 Census assists in: decision making at all levels of government, drawing of federal, state and local legislative districts and attracts new businesses to state and local areas.

    The Census is available in 13 languages.

     

    What to Expect in the Mail
     

    When it's time to respond, most households will receive an invitation in the mail. Every household will have the option of responding online, by mail or by phone.

    Depending on how likely your area is to respond, you'll receive either an invitation encouraging you to respond online or an invitation along with a paper questionaire.

     

    Letter Invitation
     

    Most areas of the country are likely to repsond online, so most households will receive a letter asking you to go online to complete the census questionnaire.

    We plan on working with the U.S. Postal Service to stagger the delivery of these invitations over several day. This way, we can spread out the number of users responding online, and we'll be able to serve you better if you need help over the phone.

     

    Letter Invitation and Paper Questionnaire
     

    Areas that are less likely to respond online receive a paper questionnaire along with their invitation. The invitation will also include information about how to respond online or by phone.

     

    We Understand You Might Miss Our Initial Letter in the Mail
     

    Every household that hasn't already responded will receive reminders and will eventually receive a paper questionnaire.

    It doesn't matter which initial invitation you get or how you get it - we will follow up in person with all households that don't respond.

     

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