Montana 2020 Census Newsletter
How the U.S. Census Bureau Will Count People Experiencing Homelessness
“Everybody in our community really and truly counts.”
Each decade, the U.S. Census Bureau follows special processes to count people without conventional housing arrangements.
In 2020, the Census Bureau will devote three days to counting people who are experiencing homelessness across the country, with checks in place to ensure that people aren’t counted more than once. These days follow months of outreach and coordination with local census offices, partners, shelter directors, service providers, and others: