Census 2020

The U.S. Census, which is conducted every 10 years, directly impacts federal funding every year for communities in Iowa. That funding shapes many different aspects of every community, no matter the size, no matter the location.

Key Dates

  • January 2020: The Census Bureau begins counting the population in remote areas of Alaska
  • April 1: April 1 is Census Day—households can respond online, by mail or by phone
  • Operational Adjustments Due to COVID-19

Additional information can be found on the U.S. Census Bureau’s website: 2020census.gov.

Census Facts

External Census Resources