Census 2020 Information

Fall River Census 2020: April 1 – October 31, 2020

Every ten years, the federal government counts each person in the U.S. once, regardless of their immigration or citizenship status. If you live here, you get counted.. The census solicits questions that provide a picture of the country.  Census results influence your voice in government, how much funding your community gets, in addition to how your community plans for the future.

Important Timelines

March 2020 April 1, 2020 May 2020
Census postcards will be mailed to most homes. Letters with information on how to take the survey online as well as reminder letters to non-respondents will also be sent in March.


Census Day is observed nationwide. By this date, every home will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. When you respond to the census, you tell the Census Bureau where you live as of April 1, 2020.


The Census Bureau begins visiting homes that haven’t responded to the 2020 Census to make sure everyone is counted.



Fall River 2020 Census Information