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Were you contacted about the 2020-21 NTPS? Please contact ntps@census.gov or 1-888-595-1338 for more information.

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NTPS Methods and Procedures

Read brief descriptions of the methods and procedures used for each round of the NTPS.

For the 2017–18 methods and procedures, go to the 2017-18 NTPS Methods and Procedures page.

For the 2015–16 methods and procedures, go to the 2015-16 NTPS Methods and Procedures page.