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Posted on: January 1, 2020

The 2020 Census is Counting on You

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The United States Constitution mandates a population count every 10 years. The 2020 Census begins in April this year, providing a basis for setting congressional districts and the distribution of $675 billion in federal funds to support states, counties and local communities’ vital programs. The valuable statistics impact housing, education, transportation, employment, health care and public policy

.Federal funds, grants and support to states, counties, and communities The 2020 Census is Counting on Youlike Roselle are based on population totals and breakdowns by gender, age, race, and other factors. Roselle benefits the most when the census counts everyone.Counting an increasingly diverse and growing population is a massive undertaking. It requires years of planning and the support of thousands of people. Ultimately, the success of the census depends on everyone’s participation. The 2020 Census marks the first time participants will be able to respond online with forms available in 13 languages. For those who prefer speaking to a Census representative, telephone response will be available in 60 languages. Learn more about the 2020 Census online at www.2020census.gov

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