Census | 2020

Starts: MARCH 2020 | Ends: JULY 2020

How can people complete the census?

  • Online, using the internet or a cell phone,
  • Over the telephone, by calling the census call center listed on the census card,
  • Using a paper form, or
  • By responding to a census enumerator.

What questions will be asked?
10 questions, 10 minutes per person

  • Name
  • Phone Number
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Hispanic Origin
  • Race
  • Relationship to householder
  • Household tenure (own/rent)
  • Number of persons in the household
  • Does a person usually stay or live somewhere else?

The U.S. Census Bureau will never share a respondent's personal
information with other government agencies.


Census counts are used in distributing over $13.1 billion in federal funds per year
in Colorado, this translates to about $2,300 per person per year.

Those dollars help fund:

  • Title 1 grants to educational agencies
  • Head Start programs
  • Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)
  • Transportation (public transit, road rehabilitation, & construction)
  • Emergency food & shelter
  • Health & human services programs