By Brendan Sasso - 12/17/12 09:15 PM EST
People selected to participate in the survey will receive a letter in the mail with instructions about how to log on to the Census Bureau's website to complete the survey.
In addition to allowing online responses, the Census Bureau said Monday it will ask questions about computer and Internet usage.
“The people who respond to the American Community Survey contribute vital information that benefits their neighborhoods, towns and cities,” Mesenbourg said. “That's why participation is so important."