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2020 Census Information

2020 Census Information-why is this important?

2020 Census Information-why is this important?
 
 
 
 
The Census happens only once every 10 years and it’s important that every household complete the Census form on April 1,2020.
Everyone counts. Federal funding for programs benefiting residents and theircommunities is based on Census results.
•All Census responses are private and are not shared with anyone – including othergovernment agencies.
 
 
How does the Census benefit me and my neighbors?
•Census data is used to apportion congressional seats.
•Census data is used to draw districts for the Ohio General Assembly.
•Census data drives funding for and delivery of many federal programs, up to $1,200 perperson.
-Medicaid, WIC food grants,social services
-Schools
-Transportation funding
-Programs for seniors
-Emergency supplies
 
 
April 1, 2020 is Census Day.
•Forms will arrive in the U.S. mail in mid- to late-March 2020.
•Census forms are available in multiple languages.
•Census responses should reflect all people living in a residence as of April 1, 2020.
•Responses should also reflect those people who live in the residence most of the year.
 
Are Census responses confidential?
•Data you provide to the U.S. Census Bureau through the 2020 Census Form is private.
•Data is not shared with federal, state, or local government agencies.
•Data is not shared with law enforcement.
•Names and addresses collected as a part of the Census are used to verify that eachresident is counted only once. Names and addresses are not provided to law enforcement.
 
For more information, please visit the Greene County Census site at:  
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