LPD: Census workers going door-to-door, be aware of scams


LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Monday, The Lincoln Police Department (LPD) want to let the public know that census workers will be going door-to-door, speaking with those who did not responded to the 2020 Census.

They will have an official ID badge, a shoulder bag with the census logo, a laptop, and a tablet. They will be active between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.


Questions they WILL ask include:

How many people are living in the home?

Are you renting? Or do you own the home?

What is your telephone number?

What is/are your name(s), gender(s), and ethnicity?


Questions they should NOT ask:

What is your social security number?

Anything pertaining to money, donations, or your bank account information.

Anything pertaining to a political party.

Be aware of scams! If you think someone claiming to be a census worker is acting suspicious, call LPD at 402-441-6000.
For general questions about the census, dial 402-975-3686.
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