Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA)





The Census has developed a map which shows areas that the Census Bureau has received submittals for. Please note that like the LUCA Participation map, there may be a delay in the updating of this map. It can be found on the LUCA website under LUCA Respondent Viewer or by clicking here.

LUCA Timeline

  • January 2017: Advance notification of LUCA mailed
  • April 2017: LUCA promotional trainings begin
  • July 2017: Invitation letter and registration forms mailed
  • October 2017: Technical training workshops begin
  • February 2018: Participation materials mailed to registered participants. ** 120-day clock begins upon receipt**
  • August 2019: Feedback materials sent to participants and the 30-day appeals process begins.
  • April 1, 2020: Census Day


Click on image for the LUCA Technical Training

Click on image for the LUCA General Training


MGRC LUCA Process Flow Chart

Complete Count Committee 

Complete Count Committee 2020 Timeline

  • 2018-2019 Education Phase
  • January-February 2020 Awareness Phase
  • March-May 2020 Motivation Phase
  • May-July 2020 Reminder Phase
  • Starts July 2020 Thank you Phase

Additional, 2020 Census resources may be found GMA website, ACCG website, and Census website.

Census Response Outreach Area Mapper (ROAM) web application identifies areas that typically have low response rates for censuses and surveys.  For more information about Census ROAM, click here.  To view the Census 2010 Participation Rates Interactive Map, click here.

Census Complete Count Committee Workshop presentation

The Georgia Census is located here.  Sign up for Georgia Local Complete Count Committee status information here.





DCA Local Governments & Local Complete Count presentation


Boundary and Annexation Survey (BAS)

The primary way that local, county, and tribal governments ensure that their legal boundaries.. and consequently, their official population counts are correctly recorded with the federal government.

Annual BAS Timeline

  • December/January: program information sent to participants
  • January 1: sate that annexations must be legally in effect
  • March 1: submission deadline for population estimates program and ACS
  • May 31: submission deadline for changes to be included in subsequent BAS materials and in the 2020 LUCA materials




Census Links:
GUPS Demo Video
TIGER/Line® Shapefiles
GeoCoder LUCA