FOR RELEASE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3
2020 Census of Guam kicks off field activities
TAMUNING, Guam (Feb. 3, 2020) — The 2020 Census of Guam is now visiting every village
across the island to begin collecting data for the census.
Today, Enumerators begin Address Listing, which is the critical first step for the 2020 Census of
Guam. Address Listing helps ensure a complete and accurate population count by noting where
houses, apartments, shelters, and other residences are located. During this time, census
workers will use Census Bureau provided maps to identify and list where all of Guam’s residents
live and primarily stay. While performing Address Listing, census workers will not ask you
questions or knock on your door.
Address Listing will take place during the entire month of February and be conducted during
daylight hours (between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.). Beginning in March, Enumerators will travel door to
door, to conduct the in-person interviews of each household. The interview period will extend
through the summer to make sure everyone on Guam is counted once, only once, and in the
During both the Address Listing and interview phases, every census worker will be easily
· Two official badges
· A yellow 2020 Census of Guam safety vest
· A Census Bureau tote bag
Every census worker vehicle will also have either a 2020 Census of Guam car magnet or
The Guam Census Office encourages the community to welcome the Enumerators into their
neighborhoods and to secure their pets for the duration of field activities to ensure a safe
environment for everyone.
All data collected will remain strictly confidential, even during this early stage of field activities,
and every employee of the 2020 Census of Guam takes a lifetime oath to protect that
About the 2020 Census of Guam
The 2020 Census of Guam is the once-in-a-decade population count of our island, providing a
snapshot of our growing and diverse community.
Responses to the 2020 Census of Guam will help to direct federal funds to local communities
for schools, roads, and other public services.
For more information, contact the Guam Census Office at (671) 645-2020 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about upcoming events and get 2020 Census of Guam
updates online at 2020census.guam.gov.
WHAT TO EXPECT: Enumerators from the 2020 Census of Guam will be easily identifiable by a
Government of Guam badge and another badge identifying them as an official 2020 Census of
Guam worker. They will also carry an official Census Bureau tote bag and wear a yellow 2020
Census of Guam safety vest. Photo courtesy of the Guam Census Office.
For more information, contact Robert Clark, 2020 Census of Guam Partnership Specialist, at
(671) 645-2025 or email@example.com