Census Complete!

Each decade, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts a census to get an accurate population of the United States.

The count ended on October 15, 2020.

Thank you to everyone who participated!

What’s Next?

  • Counts are delivered to the President& Congress – Date yet to be determined due to adjusted Census deadlines.
  • Redistricting begins – The city will work to draw new city district boundaries to ensure equal representation. This timeline is not yet determined due to adjusted Census deadlines.
  • Funding is allocated – The population numbers determine federal funding at the state and local levels to pay for new roads, schools, emergency services & more! Data from the 2010 Census helped to allocate more than $20 billion in funding to Arizona in Fiscal Year 2016 from 55 large federal spending programs.

Census Timeline (Adjusted Due to COVID-19):

  • February 2020: Group quarters counts began (assisted living / college dorms)
  • March 12, 2020: Public response began
  • April 1, 2020: Census Day
  • August – October 2020: Non-response, in-person follow-up 
  • October 15, 2020: End of data collection
  • TO BE DETERMINED: Census counts delivered to U.S. President and Congress
  • TO BE DETERMINED: Deadline for redistricting counts to be sent to states

Official United States Census Website 

2020Census.gov