2020 Census: Operations Extended

The Census Bureau has announced that field operations will be suspended until June 1 and issued a request to Congress to delay its statutory reporting deadlines for apportionment and redistricting by 120 days. Read more here

Key changes include:

  • Self-Response Phase of online, phone and mailed responses will run until October 31, 2020
  • Field Offices at Peak Operations for area offices in Atlanta, DeKalb, Douglasville, Gwinnett and Gainesville, temporarily closed on March 1, to be staffed and ready for peak data collection operations on June 1, 2020
  • Nonresponse Follow-up (NRFU) which includes in-person interviews of households shifted to August 11 – October 31
  • Deliver Apportionment Counts to the President by April 30, 2021
  • Deliver Redistricting Counts to States by July 31, 2020

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