Census takers visiting local homes
Sep. 3, 2020 PLYMOUTH VOICE.
Plymouth Michigan News
Census takers are now in local neighborhoods following up with households who have not completed the 2020 Census via phone, online, or by mail. Census takers will follow local public health guidelines and will be required to wear a face mask when conducting follow-up visits. All census takers are required to complete a virtual COVID-19 training on social distancing and other health and safety protocols before beginning their work in neighborhoods.
If the census taker who visits your home does not speak your language you may request a return visit from a census taker who does speak the language.
Census takers work between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. 7-days a week and will be conducting follow-up visits for non-responding homes through the month of September. Census takers will have a valid ID badge with a photograph, expiration date and a Department of Commerce watermark. Additionally, they may carry bags, laptops, or other equipment with the Census Bureau logo.
The Census Bureau asks households to call 312-579-1500 to speak to a Census Bureau representative if they have questions related to the identity of a Census taker conducting a follow-up visit.
Households can still respond to the once a decade census online at 2020census.gov, https://www.2020census.gov/ or by phone at 1-844-330-2020, or by completing and mailing back a paper questionnaire.
Officals urge citizens to please help shape the future of their community and state by taking the 2020 Census.
Those who would prefer not to be visited by a Census taker in person may complete the census form online [https://www.2020census.gov/] or via phone to make it less likely to receive a visit by a Census employee.