Community Education: 2020 Census

  • #ShapeYourFuture

    2020 Census: What you need to know!
    The Census is a count of every person living in the U.S. every 10 years. The count is mandated by Article 1, Section 2, of the U.S. Constitution to ensure residents in every state receive fair representation and resources. 

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

    2020 Census: What is the Census video


    Why an accurate Census Count is important - 3 facts


    3 additional facts as to why completing the census is important


Spread the Word

  • The 2020 Census is more than a population count. It's an opportunity to shape the future of your community. Through your social media channels, your voice can make a difference. 

    Take the Pledge

    You can inspire others. Tell everyone—your friends and family, your neighbors and co-workers—that you will complete the census, and tell them why it’s important that they respond too.

    Census results have an impact on planning and funding for health clinics and highways, fire departments and disaster response, education programs such as Head Start and college tuition assistance, and so much more.

    Download one of our pledges, or create a custom pledge of your own, to share with your friends and followers on social media. Find out more ways to spread the word.

    I pledge to complete the census to shape the future of my community    I pledge to complete the 2020 census and I'm challenging you to do the same.