How do I know...

Complete Count Committees for Washington State (as of July 2019)

...how the surveys need to be completed?


We conduct household surveys by mail, by phone, in person and you can complete some surveys online. We conduct business surveys by mail and online.

________________________________________________

...that my information will be safe?


We use your answers to produce statistics that will never identify your household or business. Your data is confidential and will not be shared with anyone.

________________________________________________

...if my answers are safe and secure?

We collect data for statistical purposes only. We combine your responses to produce statistics, which never identify your household or business.



________________________________________________
...if I am in a Household Survey?

Once we select your household, we send you an official letter from the Director of the U.S. Census Bureau addressed to "the resident of".


________________________________________________
...if I am in a business survey?

When a business is selected to participate in a survey or census, they will receive a survey invitation via mail, email or fax.



________________________________________________

...that my household or business was really selected?


We selected your household or business through a process of scientific sampling. This ensures that a small sample represents the entire group.

________________________________________________