Please see this pamphlet for additional information : 2020_Federal_Census_Pamphlet
Here is a link to the information already publicly distributed by the Census Bureau regarding the program. At this link, there is a short video that helps explain the program and how to identify address canvassers.
“Verify Census Workers in Your Area” https://2020census.gov/en/census-takers.html
If you are visited by someone from the Census Bureau, and want to verify their identity and occupation, here are some tips to assure the validity of the field representative:
- Census takers must present an ID badge that includes a photograph of the field representative, a Department of Commerce watermark, and an expiration date.
- Follow this link and enter any field representative’s credentials.
- Note that census workers may be carrying a Census Bureau phone or a laptop as well as a bag with a Census Bureau logo.
- This link shows a map of locations where Census workers will be working. https://gis-portal.data.census.gov/arcgis/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=1a0004d1745547888c8fd2f4d929d42f
- If you still have questions, call 800-991-2520 to speak with a Regional Census Bureau representative.