The U.S. Census Bureau, in coordination with federal, state and local health officials, will begin a phased restart of some 2020 Census field operations in select geographic areas this week. Updates on the operations are available at The site will be updated weekly as 2020 Census operations resume across the United States.

The health and safety of the public and Census staff is of the utmost importance. All returning staff will receive safety training to observe social distancing protocols in the COVID-19 environment. For their safety and the safety of the public, the Census Bureau has ordered Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for all field staff, including those that work in a field office. These materials will be secured and provided to staff prior to restarting operations.


Now until October 31, 2020, households can still respond to the 2020 Census online at, by phone at 844.330.2020, or by mail.


Nueces County continues to lead the Coastal Bend Census 2020 self-response with 45.7% of households responding. In 2010, Nueces County had a total of 62.1% self-response rate. To view the latest response rates, please click here and to see how your city, township or county rank, please click here.

Texas total as of May 5, 2020 is 52.3%