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Census Bureau Resources
Advisory Commitee - CSAC
addresses census challenges including adaptive design, cyber infrastructure, demographic, economic and statistical research, technical and operational priorities
Advisory Committee - NAC
considers topics such as hard to reach populations, race and ethnicity, language, aging populations, American Indian and Alaska Native tribal considerations, new immigrant populations, populations affected by natural disasters, highly mobile and migrant populations, complex households, rural populations, and population segments with limited access to technology. Also advises on data privacy and confidentiality.
CBAMS Focus Group Report
presents the findings from the 2020 Census Barriers, Attitudes, and Motivators Study (CBAMS) Focus Groups conducted among racial and ethnic minorities, those with low internet proficiency, young people who recently moved, rural residents, and audiences at risk of low self-response. Includes attitudes about inclusion of citizenship question.
survey to help Census Bureau understand and compare participation barriers, attitudes, and motivators across demographic subgroups
final CBAMS report used to answer the questions:
- Who intends to respond to the 2020 Census?
- Where do gaps in knowledge about the census exist?
- What barriers would potentially prevent people from completing the 2020 Census?
- What would potentially motivate people to complete the 2020 Census?
Census 2020 Press Releases
news releases from the Census Bureau about Census 2020
Monthly Status Reports
monthly report on the preparations and status of operations for the 2020 Census
details how the Census Bureau plans to engage, educate, and count the population
Program Management Reviews
quarterly updates on budget, schedule, work breakdown structure, acquisition, performance (outcome), risk, human capital, governance and transition, and communications
information on the questions to be included in the Census 2020 form
information on the subjects to be addressed in Census 2020 form
operational timeline for Census 2020