Save the Date! The 5th Annual Port Orchard Community Service Day is scheduled for Saturday, March 21, 2020. More information coming soon!

2020 Census Important Dates

Mailing 1 sent to homesMarch 12-20
Mailing 2 sent to those who do not respondMarch 16-24
Mailing 3 (reminder postcard) sent to those who do not respondMarch 26-April 3
Counting begins in locations such as recreational vehicle parks, campgrounds, marina, hotels, etcMarch
Counting begins for those living in group quarters such as dormitories, nursing homes and homeless sheltersMarch
Census DayApril 1
Nonresponse follow-upEarly April - late July
Mailing 4, letter and paper questionnaire sent to those who have not yet respondedApril 8-16
Mailing 5, "It's not too late!" postcardApril 20-27
U.S. Census Bureau will send its representatives, called enumerators, to households that have not yet respondedEarly May
Census count endsEnd of July
Census Bureau transmits state population totals and congressional apportionment to the PresidentDecember 31

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