Mayor Jason Lary Encourages Census Participation
Mayor Jason Lary shows how easy it is to be counted by filling out the 2020 Census online. Stonecrest we need to be counted so that we can receive our portion of federal funds for education, Medicare, Medicaid, roads, and more. Census data are also used to enhance the city's economic development. Corporations, grocery stores, and restaurants are more attracted to moderately populated, affluent areas. The Census provides this information. So Be Counted!
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What are the Benefits of 2020 Census?
DeKalb County TV speaks with DeKalb Commissioner Larry Johnson about the upcoming 2020 Census. The commissioner highlights the importance of being counted during 2020 Census, corrects misconceptions, highlights job opportunities and provides an overview of achievements so far.
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Work a Job that Counts!
Join the 2020 Census team and receive $22 per hour! These part-time, temporary jobs offer flexible work hours, paid training, mileage reimbursement and more!
Being a Census Taker is important work. The the census count determines the distribution of $675 billion dollars of federal and matching funds within our community, so counting our population accurately is essential.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Key Dates & Milestones
September 2018The Census Bureau's recruitment website goes live: 2020census.gov/jobs. Interested applicants can apply now until summer 2020.
April 2019The 2020 Census website goes live: 2020census.gov. It is available in various languages and provides downloadable information about how individuals and organizations can help with the census count.
March 2020The public begins responding to 2020 Census online at 2020census.gov. Replying by mail or phone will also be optional.
April 2020Census Day - April 1
Every 10 years, this holiday is observed.
June - August 2020Census employees go door-to-door counting people who have not responded to the 2020 Census. Employees will provide proof that they are official government personnel.
August - September 2020Local census offices begin closing operations.
December 2020The Census Bureau reports to the President of the United States the population count and the apportionment of seats in teh U.S. House of Representatives to each state.
2021Initial 2020 census data are made available to the public.