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Libraries' Guide to the Census

by Mary S. Searles on 2020-01-22T15:02:10-05:00 | Comments

2020 Census 

"In 2020, the United States Census will be conducted primarily online for the first time. The results will allocate billions of dollars in federal funding to local communities over the next decade, including more than $1 billion to libraries. Census data also determine representation in Congress and state and local governments, and are widely used by researchers, business, and other organizations (including to plan for library services)." read more ... 

Libraries' Guide to the 2020 Census

"We only have one shot every 10 years to get the census right. If we don’t, undercounted groups won’t get the appropriate level of funding for programs needed in their neighborhoods, and local leaders and officials won’t have the reliable information they need to make decisions." read more ...  

2020 Census: Key Facts for Libraries

"Beginning on March 12, 2020, the Census Bureau will mail every household in the United States an invitation to respond to the census, including a new option to respond online." read more ... 

 


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