Mayor Carolyn Comitta

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Aug 20

[ARCHIVED] Do Not Let Census 2020 Pass By Without Being Counted

The original item was published from August 20, 2020 2:04 PM to December 30, 2020 9:20 AM


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Although 2020 census will be a significant record for your future family, it also provides immediate benefits. The 2020 census gives officials and businesses an accurate idea of the lay of the land and needs of the people. Through this knowledge, officials can know how better to serve the community and provide benefits, including the following:

  • Better sanitation.
  • Businesses that fill a need in a community.
  • Effective transportation.
  • Money allocated to the right areas.
  • Schools and hospitals built and maintained.
  • Construction for needed highways.
  • Organized housing districts.
Regardless of who you are, if you are a homeowner, a renter, a student the Census is incredibly important to your future as well as the future of your community. 

This year, every household in the United States will get an invitation to participate in the census. You can respond to the census in various ways, depending on what you feel most comfortable with:

Record-keeping and storytelling have always been important, whether it was by scrawling on a cave wall, writing on a scroll, or singing out loud through generations. A census is one way to keep a record of our own story as a society.