Census 2020

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CENSUS RESPONSE WINDOW NOW ENDS SEPT. 30, 2020!

¡EL CIERRE PARA ENTREGAR EL CENSO TERMINARA EL 30 DE SEPTIEMBRE DEL 2020! 

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How to Respond | Para Responder

You can respond online, by phone, or by mail.  Use the code found in the mailed 'Invitation to Participate' and visit http://www.my2020census.gov or call 844-330-2020.  The Census is available in over 50 languages, including Spanish, Mandarin, Russian, French, and Portuguese.

Mientras tanto, esté atento a la invitación enviada por correo para participar. Puede responder en línea (http://www.my2020census.gov/), por teléfono (844-468-2020) o por correo. 

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The Decennial Census allocates nearly $675 billion dollars to governments, schools, hospitals, emergency response services, libraries, and more. Help the Peeksklll community receive the funding it needs by taking 10 minutes to answer the 9 questions! 

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HELPFUL / INFORMATIONAL LINKS

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CENSUS INFORMATION VIDEOS

asdf    Click here to watch a brief informational video about the Census.

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Job Opportunities with the US Census Bureau - CURRENTLY HIRING!
Various job opportunities exist with the US Census Bureau, including office managers, field managers, clerical support staff, and technology managers. Job descriptions and applications can be accessed both at https://2020census.gov/jobs and www.USAJobs.gov

Online Census Responding - NEW FOR THE 2020 CENSUS!
This is the first year of online response for the Decennial Census. In light of the change from paper or door responding, the Census Bureau has released a video detailing how the online response will work. The video link can be found by clicking HERE. You can also respond by phone or by mail. Use the ID code on your household's invitation to participate letter to respond. 

Census Hubs: Responding in Person on April 1st
The Field Library is a designated Census Hub where you can receive assistance when responding to the Census. The Peekskill Middle School Saturday Academy and Parent Center are available as well.

Decennial Census: Overview & Purpose
In 2020, the United States Census Bureau will conduct its decennial census, which includes gathering statistical population and housing data for analysis and dissemination to the public. The mission of the decennial census is "to serve as the nation's leading provider of quality data about its people and economy." 

For more information, please visit the US Census Bureau's website here.

Uses of Census Information

  • Determines number of U.S.. House of Representatives seats per state
  • Defines congressional and state legislative districts, school districts, and voting precincts
  • Determines the allocation of $675B dollars in federal funding
  • Provides insight to governments, business and community planning groups
  • Provides population benchmarks for nearly every other United States survey

Census Day 2020
Census Day 2020 begins on April 1, 2020. Every household will have the option of responding online, by mail, or by phone. [For Spanish translation, see here]

Census Partnerships
The Census Bureau partners with community organizations to help ensure everyone is counted. Community ties can include elected officials, colleges and universities, school districts, libraries, local business, and government offices. This partnership helps form a Complete Count Committee charged with identifying and overcoming obstacles during the Census count. 

Job Opportunities with the US Census Bureau
Various job opportunities exist with the US Census Bureau, including office managers, field managers, clerical support staff, and technology managers. Job descriptions and applications can be accessed both at https://2020census.gov/jobs and www.USAJobs.gov. 

The Census & Confidentiality 
All responses are protected by Federal Law, Title 13. All violations/violators are subject to penalities and/or prison. 
For more information:
  - Confidentiality Report, English here.
  - Confidentiality Report, Spanish here.