What is the Census?
The census is a count of every person who lives in the United States and its territories.
It happens every 10 years.
Responding to the 2020 Census is a chance to shape your life…
your household and the lives of those in the community.
How does it help?
Your responses inform where funding is distributed each year to communities nationwide for resources like clinics, schools, roads and more.
Census data also gives community leaders vital information to make decisions about building community centers, opening businesses and planning for the future.
How Does it Work?
Every household in America will receive a notice to complete the census online, by phone or by mail.
Households will be asked a few simple questions like –
age, sex and the number of people who live in the home, including children!
In the month of May, the U.S. Census Bureau will begin following up –
Be sure to respond!
We are looking for Census 2020 Partners!
Join CEDA as a partner and become part of a powerful network of government, nonprofit, corporate and community organizations. Together, we can develop solutions to effectively reach everyone to encourage our communities to respond to the 2020 Census.