Census 2020

New Census Deadline:

September 30th

Maryland's response rate is currently at 67%. Due to the global pandemic, that is well below the state's 2010 census rate. Now is the time to provide your residents with access to the Census survey in as many forms as possible to meet the new abbreviated deadline of September 30. Track your municipality's rate using the Response Rate Map

Taking the Census is easy:


By phone: 

English 844-330-2020

Spanish 844-468-2020

By Mail 

Mailed questionnaires came with a return envelope. If a resident has lost their envelope, use the following address:

U.S. Census Bureau
National Processing Center
1201 E 10th Street
Jeffersonville, IN 47132

Visit Maryland's Census page for detailed information necessary to assist you in informing your residents.

Remember, the 2020 Census is important because, it:

  • Determines representation in Congress and impacts local legislative districts
  • Is the basis for funding critical programs and services
  • Assists local decision-making for economic development, school construction, transportation projects, public health, public safety and emergency planning