Census 2020 Education

2020 Census: #MakeManateeCount

Our friends in Manatee County share a PSA about the importance of completing the #2020Census.

(March 2020; total time: 1 minutes 56 seconds)

What is the 2020 Census?

This short video explains the importance and purpose of the 2020 Census. This questionnaire records every person living at your address on April 1st, 2020. This effort is mandated by the U.S. Constitution.

(February 2020; total time: 30 seconds)

2020 Census Jobs - Be A Census Taker (Getting Started)

The Census Bureau is hiring thousands of workers across the country to support the 2020 Census. As of 2/6/2020, Charlotte County has hired 87%, DeSoto County has hired 50.7%, Manatee County has hired 47.3%, and Sarasota County has hired 60.2%. Earn extra income while helping our community. Learn more | 2020 Census Jobs

(February 2020; total time: 2 minutes 23 seconds)

Is My 2020 Census Data Safe?

The Census Bureau keeps your personal information safe and secure. By law, it cannot be shared with other government agencies, law enforcement, or landlords, so you can complete your 2020 Census with peace of mind.

(February 2020; total time: 30 seconds)

How Will 2020 Census Data be Used?

Learn how census data helps governments make funding decisions, nonprofits perform services, and businesses create jobs. Understanding changes in a population helps communities for the better.

(February 2020; total time: 30 seconds)

Who to Count

Everyone living in your home on April 1st counts on the 2020 Census.

(February 2020; total time: 30 seconds)

How Do I Take The 2020 Census?

In March 2020, every household will get an invitation to complete a simple questionnaire. The three ways to respond are: online/mobile, by phone call, or sending the census by mail. Local census takers will assist those who do not respond. Interested in becomming a local census taker? Learn more here.

(February 2020; total time: 20 seconds)

Every Moment Counts

This PSA highlights the importance of including everyone in a household in the 2020 Census — including all children, extended family, and unrelated individuals.

(February 2020; total time: 20 seconds)

How Does the 2020 Census Affect Representation?

The census helps distribute the 435 seats in the House of Representatives among the 50 states. Small states get one seat, and larger states get more (based on population). An accurate count of the population helps your state get the right amount of seats.

(February 2020; total time: 30 seconds)

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