2020 Census

WHY CENSUS 2020 IS IMPORTANT TO OUR REGION

Data from the 2020 Census will affect the annual allocation of over $800 billion in federal funds for 300 federal programs which impact infrastructure, education, healthcare, and emergency services.  Programs in the Lehigh Valley that rely on census data for the allocation of these funds include SNAP, CHIP, Medicaid, CDBG, school lunch programs, housing programs, public services, public improvements, Title 1, and special education funding - to name only a few.

The 2020 Census will be ON-LINE for the first time.  Let's not allow something new to impact Lehigh County's representation in the census.  On-line census responses are confidential (safe).  Participating in the census is important and easy.

 

        

2020 Census Kick-off Meeting - 8/21/19

Lehigh County Executive Phillips Armstrong's Complete Census Count Committee/ 2020 Census Kick-off meeting held August 21, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in the public hearing room of the Lehigh County Government Center.

See WFMZ's news clip of coverage of this important meeting

        

CENSUS Confidentiality Fact Sheets

        

CAN'T FIGURE OUT WHY PARTICIPATING IN THE 2020 CENSUS IS SUCH A BIG DEAL?

Census 101 has straightforward answers to your questions about CENSUS 2020.


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LEHIGH COUNTY EXECUTIVE'S CENSUS PROCLAMATION

Lehigh County Executive, Phillips M. Armstrong, is pleased to support the upcoming 2020 Census.

  View Lehigh County's proclamation here.

        

2020 Census Taker Positions Available

Interested in becoming a CENSUS TAKER for the 2020 census?  Click here for more information.