In early 2022, the U.S. Census Bureau began its post-enumeration assessment of the overall success of the Census count. The Census Bureau conducts this survey after each national census in order to evaluate accuracy of the count and to facilitate improvements to procedures and processes. Results of the post-count quality check of the 2020 Census indicate the following:
Recommended actions for improvement include expansion of access to online Census forms and increased funding at the state level.
The Census quality check includes several key features:
Visit the Census.gov data quality analysis page for detailed reports and further information.