The Census is happening now! All Californians can now complete the 2020 Census online, by phone or by mail as paper forms are being mailed to households that have not yet responded. A Census ID is not required for households to respond online or by phone. Be counted and help secure critical resources for your community today!

Every Californian can now respond to the Census online at and by phone by calling the numbers available here

The U.S. Census Bureau is offering a callback option to better respond to requests during periods of high call volume. If you choose the callback option, simply provide your preferred phone number and time of day for a return call. An official Census representative will call you back to collect your response to the 2020 Census.

The California Complete Count – Census 2020 Office is providing updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The State of California is acting quickly to protect public health and safety in response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This is a quickly evolving situation. The Census Office continues to get status updates of COVID-19 across the state with the focus being on mitigation. Each community is affected differently and Census outreach cannot be a one-size-fits-all response. Learn more at

California's Hard-to-Count Interactive Map

The California Census Office has created this interactive map to view California census tracts and block groups. 
Click here to start using the map.

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California Self Response Rate Map

The California Complete Count – Census 2020 Response Rate Map shows self-response rate data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, as well as information about census tracts and fact sheet links. Click the “About” icon in the map app to learn more. Self-response rate data will be updated daily.

Click here to start using the map.

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Ensure that Californians get their fair share of federal resources and Congressional representation by encouraging the full participation of all Californians in Census 2020.