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Posted on: January 13, 2020

How to Make the 2020 Census Count in Richmond County

Richmond County Census

RICHMOND COUNTY, NC -- The 2020 Census is only a few short months away, and this count will be a historical one. Not only is the 2020 Census the first year that it is offered online, but its also the chance for you to make a historical impact in your state. In addition to conducting a census every 10 years, the Census Bureau conducts surveys on virtually every aspect of life in the United States. It is recognized as the premier statistical organization in the world-- known for the integrity, objectivity, accuracy, and privacy of its data. 

The information gathered through the Census serves as the foundation for a system of elective government, as the means for informed decision-making by businesses, county planners, non-profit organizations, and individual Americans. 

Offered only once every ten years, this data collection is imperative to allocating state and local funds, deciding the number of congressional seats allowed per state, how much money is invested in the Highway Planning and Construction Program, the amount of funds into the local school system, and so much more.

No matter who you are, what you do for a living, whatever your stage in life-- the data collected from the 2020 Census and the results of that data will affect your life. The question is, how will it affect your life? When you participate in the census, you are giving your voice and making a stand for a better tomorrow for your community. 

This chance to make a difference in your immediate community only comes around once every ten years, don’t let it pass you by on April 1, 2020!

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