While that is still some time away, local governments, community leaders and volunteers across the Kansas City metro are working together to ensure a complete and accurate count. The following is a general timeline for Census activities in the Kansas City region.
Timeline for 2020 Census.
July 2019 → Communications and advertising campaign begins
June-August 2019 → Area Census Offices open
August 2019 → In-field Address Canvassing and Group Quarters operation begins
September 2019 → Hiring of enumerators begins
March 2020 → Census postcards are sent to most homes
March 2020 → Door-to-door enumeration and Enumeration at Transitory Locations begins
March – August 2020 → Conduct self-response
March 2020 → Mailing 1: Letter with info to take survey online
Mailing 2: Letter to non-respondents
Mailing 3: Postcard to non-respondents
Mailing 4: Letter + questionnaire to non-respondents
April 2020 → Mailing 5: “It’s not too late” postcard to non-respondents
April 1, 2020 → 2020 Census Day
April 2020 → Non-response Follow-up begins for households that did not submit a Census form