Complete the 2020 Census TODAY to Shape Your Future!
Have you received your 2020 Census form in the mail yet?
As of March 12th, the official 2020 Census letters and forms are now being mailed out which means you should be receiving yours in the mail soon, if you haven’t already. If you want to verify what the official letter and form looks like, we’ve provided a copy of both below. Please review and compare it carefully with the one you received to ensure you have the correct documents.
Learn how to complete the 2020 Census by watching this short and easy video!
Still have questions about the Census? Join us Tuesdays from 1pm-3pm for our Virtual Census Q&A!
The census is about making sure that we all count!
Your census responses are safe and secure.
It’s your choice. You can respond securely online, by mail, or by phone.
By law, your answers cannot be used against you or your family.
- Can help improve our school system.
- Determines the amount of monetary aid provided to Newark and any other community.
- Is kept confidential and won’t be shared with the authorities. The census does not ask for social security numbers or if you’re a U.S. Citizen.
Prepare yourself before you complete the census!
Here are the questions you will be asked.
Here is the information you need to complete the census. Remember to count everyone in your household, including babies, people who might be living with you over a long period of time, and any tenants you may have if they don’t complete a separate census form.
Census Questionnaire Guides In Other Languages
Click HERE for other languages. From Polish to Swahali, Punjabi to Arabic, you’ll find plenty of options..
Beware of Scams!
Everyone needs to be vigilant in fighting misinformation, disinformation and troublesome rumors about the 2020 Census. Remember, the Census Bureau will never ask for your bank account information, social security card, whether or not you are a U.S. Citizen or if you are living in the U.S. with or without legal documents. If you see something that raises a red flag, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Census Bureau Customer Service Hotline at 1-800-923-8282 to report suspicious activity.
Want to volunteer?
Help us educate our community by becoming a Census Ambassador! Email us at email@example.com.
Do you have any other questions?
The City of Newark has opened an automated telephone line in 14 languages and TDD for the hearing impaired with Customer Service Reps available to answer the phone starting on March 9th.
The languages and phone numbers are as follows:
Chinese (Mandarin): 844-391-2020
Chinese (Cantonese): 844-398-2020
Haitian Creole: 844-477-2020
Telephone Display Device: 844-467-2020