2020 Census

Adjustments to 2020 Census Operations

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The State Data Center (SDC) Steering Committee, on behalf of the 1,800 affiliates of the State Data Center network, submitted this letter to the Census Bureau (Director Dillingham) expressing our concern over adjustments to 2020 Census operations and their impact on Census data quality.

 

The Census Bureau issued this press release on Monday, August 3, 2020 —
Statement from U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham:  Delivering a Complete and Accurate 2020 Census Count – Release Number CB20-RTQ.23

 

New York Times article links to the SDC Steering Committee Letter

Follow up NY Times story that included an interview of Bob Coats, Chair, SDC Steering Committee

2020 Census Webinar — Mobile Questionnaire Assistance Operation

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A webinar was held by the Census Bureau on February 11, 2020 for the State Data Center Network.

The PowerPoint is also available.

New Hampshire 2020 Census Website

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New Hampshire 2020 Census Website
The New Hampshire Office of Strategic Initiatives has created a 2020 Census Website which includes resources for a range of Hard to Count Populations and other Affinity Groups. The 2020 Census website and resource pages are updated every few days.
Find it here: https://www.nh.gov/osi/data-center/2020-census

2020 Census: On Hold Messages

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2020 Census: On Hold Messages
On hold messages promoting the 2020 Census
Find it here: https://watech.wa.gov/You-Count-Be-Counted-Hold-Messaging-US-Census-State-Call-Centers

Census Information for Rental Property Owners

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Census Information for Rental Property Owners

Landlords and building managers need to know: How does the Census work? When does it happen? What if an occupied apartment or unit does not receive any Census materials? Who needs to be counted in my apartment building? How can you verify that someone is a Census worker? What might a Census worker ask of a landlord or building manager? Is answering the Census required? Are there privacy issues to consider? Visit here https://metrocouncil.org/Housing/Services/Metro-HRA-Rental-Assistance/Landlords/2020-Census-Information.aspx for answers to all of these Frequently Asked Questions about the coming 2020 Census.