Why the Census is Important

The data collected by the 2020 census is critical for states, counties, and communities. Census data determines the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as districts for…
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Have Questions?

Do you have questions about the survey? The 2020 Census can be completed by phone in English and 13 additional languages. People who are deaf or hard of hearing may also call the TDD number....
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Timeline

Census time is here!  This year completing the 2020 Census is easier than ever. You can respond online, by phone or by paper through the mail. Learn what to expect. View the census timeline…
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No Internet? No Problem.

Community-based organizations, local governments, businesses and nonprofits across the Kansas City region are available to help residents access the census survey online. View this interactive map of census partners committed to achieve a complete and accurate count. You can also call United Way 2-1-1 to find free, trusted assistance near you. Note: All Partner Assistance Sites may have limited hours during their city or county’s re-opening phases.

Everyone Counts!

When kids aren’t counted, communities don’t get their fair share of federal dollars for Head Start, school lunches, public health insurance and other services that help young children in low-income families get a healthy start in life. —2018 Kids Count Data Book – Annie E. Casey Foundation

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