You Have 2 Days Left to Shape Your Communities Future; Respond to the 2020 Census Today!
The data gathered from the U.S. census is used for so much more than just counting the number of individuals in the United States. In this blog series we will be exploring 50 ways U.S. Census data is used and why you should care. Believe it or not, the results of the 2020 U.S. Census are going to affect nearly every part of your day to day life. Here's how:
Reasons 46-50: For this final blog post we will be focusing on the ways U.S. Census data is used for record keeping and official documents that you can directly access and use. Here are ways 46-50 that data from the U.S. census is used and how it affects your world:
46. Publishing economic and statistical reports about the US and its people: The U.S. Census data is used to publish economic and statistical reports about US citizens. These reports can be used in a variety of different ways and are essential for conducting research and surveys.
47. Providing proof of age, relationship, or residence certificates provided by the Census Bureau: U.S. Census data can be used to provide official documents such as proof of age, relationship, or residence certificates by the Census Bureau. These are official documents and can be used in official proceedings.
48. Providing evidence in litigation involving landing use, voting rights, and equal opportunity : Since the U.S. Census is an official document and record, its data has been recorded and stored since the U.S. Census began in 1790. These records can provide evidence in litigation involving land use, voting rights, and equal opportunity.
49. Planning and researching for media as backup for news stories: U.S. Census data is used to provide accurate information for news stories. News stories must be accurate and factual, otherwise they are false and misleading.
50. Planning outreach strategies: Finally, U.S. Census data is used for planning outreach strategies. U.S. Census data is used to determine how best reach out to you, to make sure that your voice is heard!
The purpose of the U.S. Census is to determine who lives here and what your needs are. The data from U.S. Census is used in almost facet of daily life. The U.S. Census really does shape your world. Make sure that you are able to play an active role in the matters that affect your community. Stand up and be counted today at 2020Census.gov! Time is running out, the 2020 U.S. Census ends on September 30th, this is your last chance to count yourself in!