EVERYONE COUNTS IN CARNEGIE!
All across the nation, so let's make sure we all get counted!
You can take the 2020 Census right now in the comfort of your home!
It takes less than 10 minutes to complete!
Census data will determine funding for emergencies, schools, hospitals, commutes, infrastructure and much more!
If you have questions regarding census participation call 412-276-1414 x1420

Online Census Questionnaire click here
Mail Response Information click here
Phone Response Information click here

The Census has been extended until October 31, 2020

 

Census Response Map - click here

 
ABOUT THE CENSUS IT'S IN THE CONSTITUTION WHY THE CENSUS IS IMPORTANT

Every 10 years the U.S. conducts a census of the entire population.

PERSONAL INFORMATION IS SAFE The Census Bureau is prohibited by law from sharing your information for 72 years. It is illegal for any public or private entities, federal agencies or law enforcement) to obtain access to personal information collected via the census.

AVAILABLE ONLINE, BY PHONE, & ON PAPER in 12 non-English languages: Arabic, French, Haitian Creole, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Tagalog, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

Our Constitution empowers Congress to carry out the census in "such manner as they shall by Law direct" (Article I, Section 2). The Founders had a bold and ambitious plan to empower the people over their government by counting everyone and using that count to determine representation in Congress. click here

Census participation is a civic duty like voting or jury duty. The U.S. Constitution mandates a population count every 10 years with the goal to count everyone once – only once, in the right place. Anyone living in the U.S. at the time of the census should participate, including non-citizens and permanent residents. Title 13 is the Law click here

Data collected by the Census is used to define political districts, determine Congressional representation and the allocation of billions of dollars in federal funding that supports schools, hospitals, transportation, infrastructure, and other community-based services such as Head Start, SNAP, WIC, and the school meals program.

Information is used by local government, foundations, businesses, and educators to make important decisions about local policies, funding distribution, where to start a business and more. Participation of every resident ensures that our region receives the federal funds needed to serve everyone equitably. click here for why the census matters.

Census Fact Sheet click here  |  Census FAQ click here  |  Additional Video click here
American Library Association's Census Guide click here

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