The 2020 Census has begun!

The 2020 Census has begun!

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Census 2020 has begun! Be counted!

 

 

Watch this video to learn more about the census and why it is important to participate: 

https://youtu.be/Eq-FMB4epyw

Facts about the US Census.   Did you know....

  • By law, the Census Bureau cannot release any identifiable information about you, your home, or your business, even to law enforcement agencies. That's protected under Title 13 of the U.S. Code.

  • The 2020 Census counts every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories.

  • You should have recently received an invitation with instructions about how to participate in the 2020 Census. You will have three options for responding: Online. By phone. By mail. 

  • The Census does NOT ask if you or anyone living in your home are citizens of the United States. Everyone counts. The 2020 Census counts everyone living in the country, including non-citizens.

Learn more! Lots of information about the census, including a copy of the census form, is available on the US Census Bureau website: https://2020census.gov

Why it is critical to get the 2020 Census right?  

  • Getting an accurate count in the 2020 Census is critical to all communities within the United States.

  • Millions of people, including community groups, local officials, and businesses rely on the Census to provide accurate, comprehensive data about our nation that impacts us all:  We only get one chance every ten years to get this right. The Census must be done fairly and accurately.  

    • Census data is the basis for fair political representation, and this data is used to draw district lines reflective of the population.   

    • Community leaders use Census data to allocate resources, including public safety, planning and disaster response, education needs, hospitals, assistance for veterans, and transportation.

    • Business leaders use Census data to make investment decisions that boost economic growth.

  • We only get one chance every ten years to get this right. The Census must be done fairly and accurately.  

 

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