2020 Census: what you need to know

Why is the 2020 Census important?

Read about what's at stake if Washington does not get an accurate count in the 2020 Census.

Timeline

When the high-level operations of the Census will occur, as well as a timeline for recruiting and staffing.

Get involved

How you can help ensure our state gets a complete count in the Census, including recruiting local Census staff and mobilizing your community.

Q&A about the 2020 Census

Learn more about the way the Census works and how your information is protected.

Hard-to-count communities

Data and maps related to socioeconomic and demographic factors that include age, housing status, and language that can influence self-response to the Census.