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Census Timeline

2010 Census Timeline

March 8th – 10th
Letters announcing the 2010 Census mailed to households

March 15th – 17th
Initial Census forms mailed to all households

March 15th
Questionnaire Assistance Centers (QACs) open.

March 29th – 31st
Census Homeless Enumeration Program conducted.

April 1st
Census Day  – official day of the population count.

April 1st – 10th
Replacement Census forms mailed to households that do not respond.

April 22nd – 24th
Reminder postcards mailed to households that have not responded.

May 1st – July 10th
Census workers visit households that did not respond.

December 1st
By law, Census Bureau delivers population counts to the President of the United States.

March 2011
By law, Census Bureau completes delivery of redistricting data to states.


Census at a Glance

Every 10 years, the Census counts everyone residing in the United States.

Census data is used to allocate more than $400 billion in federal funds each year.

The next Census count begins April 1, 2010.

The Census form has only 10 questions.

Your answers on the Census form are confidential and protected by law.

U.S. Census 2010 web site has additional information.




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