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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Get Involved

Whether you have just a moment to spare or can commit to long-term outreach activities, there are many ways to support the 2020 census. Individuals, businesses, government organizations, nonprofits and community leaders can serve as…
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Timeline

April 1, 2020, is Census Day. While that is still some time away, local governments, community leaders and volunteers across the Kansas City metro are working together to ensure a complete and accurate count. The...
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Everyone Counts!

The 2020 Census will determine how much federal funding cities and states receive each year for the next decade.

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

Countdown to Census 2020