Why is the Census Important?
The 2020 U.S. Census is a snapshot of cities, counties, states and the nation. The information collected by the census will help Sacramento County and its diverse communities ensure our voice in government, how much funding our community receives, and data for our communities to plan for today and the future.
Our community benefits the most when the census counts everyone!
34 Representative Districts
$1/2 Billion
569,705 Housing Units
110,172 Companies
Organization Title You Count, We Count, Be Counted Get Involved
What's Going On Next Events
  • Census Day!
    • April 1, 2020

    Official Census day. By this date, all households should have received an invitation to complete the census.

    01 Apr
  • Paper Questionnaires
    • April 8, 2020

    Paper questionnaires to be mailed to households who have not responded to the 2020 Census invitation

    08 Apr
  • 30 Sep
    End of collection phase
    • September 30, 2020

    End of data collection phase of 2020 census. The results will be tabulated and given to the President of the United States on Dec. 31, 2020.

Media Inquiries: Laurie Slothower,​ 916-874-8899
CALIFORNIA Hard to Count Interactive Map

The interactive map shows California census tracts and block groups shaded by the California Hard-to-Count Index. https://census.ca.gov/htc-map/

Many California residents live in areas that, based on demographic, socioeconomic and housing characteristics, may be hard to count in 2020. Tools such as this Hard-to-Count (HTC) interactive map will help to focus outreach efforts to get more people to participate and BE COUNTED!

Using the map

  • Pan the map to examine the community
  • Click on a tract to learn about an area
  • Zoom in to see census block group-level census data
View Map
Explore 2020 Census Jobs Counting everyone in the United States and five U.S. Territories is a massive undertaking. It constitutes the nation's largest mobilization of its workforce. To help, the Census Bureau is hiring hundreds of thousands of people in communities across the country to assist with the count.