2020 Census

You Count - Make South El Monte Count - 2020 Census

South El Monte Census 2020 Event

Thursday, October 1, 2020  from 6 pm to 7 pm 

at the South El Monte Community Center, 1530 Central Avenue 

*Free giveaways, while supplies last. 

For more information, call (626) 579-2043.

The 2020 Census is here! The census response period ends October 31, 2020. 

Fill out your census form today! Your count can mean more federal dollars for our community!

Current Response Rate for South El Monte is 63%

The current response rate for South El Monte is 60%. Help us get 100%!


It’s important every person in the City is accounted for so that South El Monte receives the appropriate funding for:

  • Public works
  • Roads
  • Schools
  • Other vital programs

What the Census Is

The Census is a count of all persons living in the United States, which is mandated by the U.S. Constitution. The data will determine more than $675 billion per year in federal funding to state and local governments.

Easiest Census in History

The 2020 Census questionnaire will be one of the easiest in history with respondents able to fill out the Census questionnaire online.

Fill out the Census

  • Online at my2020cenus.gov
  • By Mail: Through the questionnaire mailed to your home.
  • By Phone: Calling the toll-free numbers in the following languages:
    • English: 844-330-2020
    • Spanish: 844-468-2020
    • Chinese (Mandarin) 844-391-2020
    • Chinese (Cantonese) 844-398-2020
    • Vietnamese: 844-398-2020
    • TDD (Telephone Display Device): 844-467-2020

Census Takers Visiting Homes Beginning August 11

Census takers are going door-to-door to households who haven't responded.

How to Identify a Census Worker visit https://www.2020census.gov/en/census-takers.html

For more information, visit my2020census.gov