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2020 U.S. Census Day is April 1, 2020
But the count begins in mid-March
Participating in the census is easier than ever. While Census Day is April 1, the U.S.Census Bureau gives residents a length of time to complete the census questionnaire beginning in mid-March into July.
Saturday, Feb. 22 - Focus on Children
The Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Rd, will join the national US Census Bureau campaign to remind families that all children count in the census. Stop by the library on Saturday, Feb. 22 to get a coloring sheet/hoja para colorear PDF, bookmark and stickers.
How do you know who to count in your household? Check the residence criteria to help you decide.
Kids count, too! ¡A los niños también!
Kids count on your U.S. Census form. Count them in to help Arizona receive federal dollars of the next 10 years. Download a fun Census coloring sheet for kids PDF.
Los niños cuentan en el censo federal. Cuéntalos para ayudar a que Arizona receiba fondos federales durante los próximos 10 años. Descargue una divertida hoja para colorear Censo para niños PDF.
- SNAP - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program / Programa de asistencia nutricional suplementaria.
- National School Lunch Program / Programa nacional de almuerzos escolares
- Head Start programs / programas Head Start
- Title 1 Grants to local education agencies / Subvenciones del Título 1 para distritos escolares públicos.
How to take the Census
For the first time ever, you can complete the census on-line! And in 13 different languages. If you need more help, you can call by phone to talk to a census taker in English and 59 other languages. Directions will come to your household in the mail in March.
You can use a language guide PDF to show you on how to fill out the English-language questionnaire. There are 12 non-English languages available for online help.
The Census is Confidential
By law, your information is confidential. Your answers cannot be used against you by any government agency or court. The law is found in Title 13 of the U.S. Code. Anyone who violates this law faces severe penalties.
Por ley su información es confidencial. Sus respuestas no pueden ser usadas en su contra por ninguna agencia gubernamental o tribunal. La ley está en el Título 13 del Código de E.E. U.U. Cualquiera que viola esta ley enfrenta castigos severos.
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Census in Schools and Education
Learn what local schools are doing to make their students and families aware of the census. Remember to include kids on your census questionnaire. Kids Count, Too!
Census job fairs are happening now. Get information about jobs offered by the US Census Bureau. The Census has full-time and many part-time jobs that will work with your schedule.
The City of Tempe is gearing up to count all residents in the 2020 U.S. Census with the guidance of trusted voices in the community who are serving on the Complete Count Committee.
Complete Count Committee meetings and a list of local events so you can talk to city staff about the Census.
Look for information about the Census on these links.