News Flash Home
The original item was published from 9/17/2020 2:54:35 PM to 10/2/2020 12:00:03 AM.

News Flash

Trending in Riverside

Posted on: September 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 2020 Census Update

Census 2020 Graphic Resized for Trending

As of September 16, Riverside’s 2020 Census self-response rate is 82.4%.  We need everyone’s cooperation to ensure a complete and accurate count of everyone living in Riverside!  Beginning the week of July 30, Census Bureau employees began visiting households in suburban Cook County that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census, including Riverside residents who have not yet responded.  Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Census takers will follow all public health guidelines for Illinois including wearing a mask, speaking to people outside their homes in a well-ventilated space, maintaining a distance of 6 feet between themselves and the person they are speaking with and frequently washing their hands. 

All Census takers will have an ID badge that bears their photo and the United States Department of Commerce logo and will have a Census Bureau issued cell phone.  Many will also be carrying a tote bag with the Census Bureau logo.  If a Census taker visits you, expect to answer questions regarding your name, age, race and sex.  A Census taker will never ask for your social security number, bank account information or citizenship status.   Census interviews will be conducted between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., including on weekends, when people are more likely to be home.  If no one is home when a Census taker visits, they will leave a notice of the visit with information about how to respond online or by phone. If necessary, a census taker will return several times to ensure the household is accurately included in the census. All in person interviews will be concluded by September 30, 2020.  Please note:  households can still respond online at 2020census.gov, by phone at 844-330-2020 or by mail until September 30.  Online and phone responses can be made in 13 different languages.  Please visit http://2020census.gov/languages for more information.  If anyone representing him or herself as a Census taker is unable to provide proper identification, do not open your door to them, but rather call West Central Consolidated Communications (WC3) at 708-853-1384.


Respond to the 2020 Census here!
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Trending in Riverside

Police Patch over the top of a police vehicle with lights on

Residential Burglary Incident

Posted on: January 27, 2023
salt_300x300

Go Easy on the Pavement Salt!

Posted on: December 23, 2022
IDOT - Getting Around Illinois

Stay Informed on Statewide Road Conditions

Posted on: December 20, 2022
Budget In Brief 2023

Village of Riverside 2023 Budget in Brief

Posted on: December 20, 2022
red-geolocation-icon-on-grey-background

Riverside Maps

Posted on: July 15, 2022
no-soliciting-traffic-street-sign

Door to Door Solicitation List

Posted on: September 22, 2022
special event

Special Event Application & Forms

Posted on: April 8, 2022