Just five days remain to mail back census forms in order to avoid a census worker on the doorstep.
Households have until April 16 to mail back the 2010 census forms. Personal visits to non-responding households begin May 1.
The Census Bureau saves about $85 million for every percentage point increase in the number of people who mail their forms back. The national mail back participation was at 65 percent today.
It costs the bureau $57 to follow up with a personal visit to a home where the person did not mail back the form.
If you did not receive a census form or have lost it, you can find an assistance center here.
Census contact numbers
Census Bureau Call Center general telephone line: (800) 923-8282
For questionnaire assistance:
English: (866) 872-6868
Chinese: (866) 935-2010
Korean: (866) 955-2010
Russian: (866) 965-2010
Spanish: (866) 928-2010
Vietnamese: (866) 945-2010
TDD (Telephone Display Device for the hearing impaired): (866) 783-2010
Puerto Rico (in English): (866) 939-2010
Puerto Rico (in Spanish): (866) 929-2010