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Welcome to the 2020 Census!

Every 10 years we're counted to allocated government funding to our area. An accurate count equals adequate funding.


Complete Census Now!
 
 



Ways to Respond

Be counted online, by phone or by mail!



10 Questions

The census has only 10 questions. See an example here!



Who to Count?

It's important to count the right people, in the right place - only once!



More Details

Visit the national website for more info and resources!



 

Complete Count Matters


Every Stonecrest resident counts toward $2,314 in Federal dollars, per year, that the city can receive to improve the quality of life in our area. This money can improve roads, increase the number of hospitals or clinics, improve schools and attract better businesses.


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!


Request Your Census Form Today!

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.


See How the Census Impacts Communities

Join the Census Committee


Be a part of change in our community! By joining a committee, you assist in in ensuring a complete count of all residents. Submit a form to be considered.


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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.


Apply Now!

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

FAQs

1Why Does the Census Matter?
The upcoming 2020 Census is critical for the future of Stonecrest. The census determines how critical resources and political power are distributed. Our fair share of over $650 billion in federal funding is at stake. This includes funding for our school, affordable housing, roadworks and much more. If we are undercounted, we could lose up to seats in Congress, diminishing the power of our voices on Capitol Hill. Stonecrest's Complete Count Committee is working to ensure that every city resident is counted.
2Who is Counted in the Census?
Every One. The Census counts everyone living in the United States, regardless of citizenship status or age. Read this for more info!
3What is Asked in Census Questions?
There are only 10 questions, which averages 10 minutes to complete. The 2020 Census asks respondents for basic demographic information, such as birth date, sex, and race. It doesn’t ask for information about income, social security number, health, religion, citizenship, or voting history.
4How Much Does it Cost?
Taking the Census is free and no one should charge you.
5Must Census Takers Enter My Home?
No. The U.S. Census Bureau is committed to making the 2020 Census quick, easy, and safe for all participants. Here are some tips to help you stay safe. See these tips to ensure your safety during in person census data collection
6Will Taking the Census Get Me Deported?
When you respond to the census, your answers are kept anonymous. They are used only to produce statistics. The U.S. Census Bureau is bound by law to protect your answers and keep them strictly confidential. The law ensures that your private information is never published and that your answers cannot be used against you by any government agency or court.
7Is My 2020 Census Data Safe?
After sending your census response your personal information is kept safe. By law, it cannot be shared with any other government agency, law enforcement or landlord - NO ONE! So take your 2020 Census with peace of mind.

See these tips to ensure your data security after census data collection.

 

Key Dates & Milestones

The process will consist of activities to obtain input, identify needs and develop recommendations for the plan.
  • September 2018

    The Census Bureau's recruitment website goes live: 2020census.gov/jobs. Interested applicants can apply now until summer 2020.
  • April 2019

    The 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 2020

    The public begins responding to 2020 Census online at 2020census.gov. Replying by mail or phone will also be optional.
  • April 2020

    Census Day - April 1
    Every 10 years, this holiday is observed.
  • June - August 2020

    Census 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 2020

    Local census offices begin closing operations.
  • December 2020

    The 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.
  • 2021

    Initial 2020 census data are made available to the public.
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