2020 Census Activities Beginning; Identifying Census Bureau Field
With activities related to the 2020
Federal Census beginning, which will include door-to-door canvassing by Census
Bureau field representatives, the Hamilton Township is providing the following
Census-related information to residents.
How to Identify a Census Bureau field
representative (from US Census Bureau)
If you are visited by
someone from the Census Bureau, here are some ways to verify the individual is
a Census Bureau employee:
field representative will present an ID badge that includes:
- their name,
- their photograph,
- a Department of Commerce watermark, and
- an expiration date.
field representative will be carrying an official bag with the Census Bureau
logo or a laptop for conducting the survey.
field representative will provide you with a letter from the Census Bureau on
official letterhead stating why they are visiting your residence.
representatives conduct their work between the hours of 9am and 9pm, local
request, the field representative will provide you with their supervisor’s
contact information and/or the phone number for your Census Bureau Regional
Office. The Regional Office supervises the activities of all field
representatives in your area.
you wish to independently confirm that the person at your door is a Census
Bureau employee, you can enter their name in the Census Bureau’s staff search website, or contact
the Regional Office for your
Watch Video Regarding Identifying
Census Employees and Learn More at: https://www.census.gov/about/regions/new-york/contact/identify.html
Census activities would not
be prohibited by Hamilton’s No Knock registry
For more information, visit: https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2019/ad-can-launch.html