Census Bureau Seeking Public Comment for the Design of 2030 Decennial

The Census Bureau is requesting comments from stakeholders and the public regarding the Design Selection Phase dedicated to improving census records in anticipation of the 2030 Census. The Census Bureau anticipates multiple challenges in collecting efficient and accurate data, citing dynamic changes in the workforce and households, and technology advancements as possible barriers. The Census Bureau is seeking to receive feedback on the following:

  1. How the Census Bureau can better motivate communities, especially those who are underrepresented, to participate in the 2030 Census.
  2. In what ways the Bureau can make the 2030 Census more user-friendly using technology.
  3. Whether there are other data sources the Census could be using.
  4. How the Bureau can better contact individuals to take the 2030 Census and what tools and messages would be best received to motivate households to complete the Census.
  5. What support services the Bureau can offer to individuals when completing the Census.

For more information on the specific questions being asked, please refer to the notice. Comments are due by November 15, 2022.


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