2020 Census

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Be Counted! Complete the 2020 Census. Here’s how:

  1. RESPOND TO THE CENSUS. Households can still respond to the census online (my2020census.gov) or by phone (844-330-2020) through September 30, 2020. 
  2. LANGUAGE SUPPORT. For census materials and phone numbers in languages other than English “(such as Spanish/ Español, Arabic/ العربية, Nepali/ नेपाली, Swahili/Kiswahili, Burmese/မြန်မာဘာသာand others), visit the links below:
    1. Phone numbers
    2. Websites and additional materials
  3. CENSUS TAKERS KNOCKING ON DOORS. Households that do not respond to the census should expect a visit from a census taker. Read here for more information on the Census Nonresponse Followup Operation.

It’s safe, it’s easy, and it’s important. To learn more, visit https://2020census.gov/ .

Updated Census Guidance in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

Please find the most up-to-date guidance regarding the 2020 Census here: https://2020census.gov/en/news-events/press-releases.html (Press releases are in date order and many are in English and a number of other languages) 

Lancaster County Census Information

The 2020 Census is vitally important for Lancaster County! The census counts every resident in the United States once every ten years, as mandated by the Constitution. Census data provides the basis for reapportioning congressional seats, redistricting, and distributing more than $675 billion in federal funds annually to support vital programs impacting housing, education, transportation, employment, health care, and public policy.

The Lancaster County Complete Count Committee has six subcommittees to that are helping to improve community awareness and ensure an accurate census count. . Learn more about the CCC here.

If you have questions about the CCC or are interested in helping, please contact the LCPC 2020 Census team at census@co.lancaster.pa.us

If you have questions about specific Census Bureau operations or census job; if you’d like Census Bureau representation at an event; or to request Census swag such as fans and water bottles for your giveaways or events, please contact Juan Valencia at juan.f.valencia@2020census.gov.

Federal Website

Updates on Lancaster County’s Census Efforts

Complete Count Committee Information

Lancaster County Census Resources

Lancaster County Census Events

Lancaster County Mobile Questionnaire Assistance (MQA) Events

The following is a list of MQA events coming up in Lancaster County. County residents who have not yet completed the 2020 Census may attend an MQA event to speak to a census representative and get any questions answered, or receive assistance in filling out the census form.

  • Saturday, September 26 from 9am to 3pm @ RRTA Queen Street Station, 225 N. Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17602