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Make LE Count - Census 2020

Self-Response Deadline is September 30

Post Date:08/06/2020

INFORMATION LAST UPDATED August 12, 2020

Council Member Tim Sheridan's 2020 Census Announcement  

Fill out your Census online at www.2020census.gov. Just 10 minutes determines the next 10 years of our community! 

 

Self-Response Deadline Update: 

The self-response deadline will now end one month earlier on September 30, 2020. For more information on this operational change and how the count will impact our nation, please click here. We please encourage to Shape Your Future and complete the U.S. 2020 Census Questionnaire today!

Virtual Regional Town Hall Event: The Importance of the 2020 Census 

The City hosted A Virtual Regional Town Hall Event: The Importance of the 2020 Census on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Learn about the importance of the #Census2020 to our communities. This event was made possible with the partnership of the City of Wildomar, City of Canyon Lake, Lake Elsinore Unified School District, the Temescal Valley Municipal Advisory Council, the Lake Elsinore Chamber of Commerce and the United States Census Bureau. 

Complete your United States Census 2020!

Fill out the 2020 Census Questionnaire Online Today! 

Respond to the 2020 Census without a Census ID

What is the 2020 Census? 

  • The 2020 Census will count every person living in the United States through a short questionnaireQuestions asked consist of: name, gender, age, date of birth, race, ethnicity, relationship of each person in the household, citizenship, whether a person lives or stays somewhere else, and if you are an owner or renter of your residence. 
  • The U.S. Constitution mandates that everyone living in the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the Five U.S. territories must be accounted for every 10 years.

Why is the United States Census important and what does the data do for the community? 

  • The City has a Civic duty to take part in the mandatory completion of the census to make sure each person is accounted for to determine how much federal funding our community will receive to best allocate money to help with the funding and building for new schools, hospitals, businesses, roads, and other public agencies.
  • Census results are used by residents, businesses, local governments, real estate developers to support community initiatives that not only involve legislative matters, but help improve the over all quality-of-life.
  • The census helps with redistricting boundaries of the congressional and state legislative districts if the population shifts in their state.

 

How to Respond to the 2020 Census?

 

 

Virtual Questionnaire Assistance Webinars for Self-Response 

If you need help completing the Online 2020 Census Questionnaire, Virtual Webinars are available for Self-Response. These are step by step walkthroughs conducted by U.S. Census Bureau Partnership Specialists on how to fill out the Online 2020 Census and answer questions relating to the Census. For more info check out the flyers below. 

Spanish Flyer 

2020 Census Timeline 

  • In February 2020, a series of post cards should have sent out reminding the public/each household to count everyone under their roof.  
  • Starting March 2020,everyone living in the household needs to be counted, which includes:
    • Children 
    • Newborn babies 
    • Citizens and non-citizens
    • Relatives and non-relatives 
    • Those staying in the household temporarily 
  • By April 1, 2020, every household will receive an invitation to take part in the 2020
  • 2020 Census Operational Timeline Adjustments (Due to COVID-19)

Privacy and Security 

  • Be assured that your privacy is protected because it is against the law for the Census Bureau to publicly release your responses, identity or the identity of other members in your household with any government agency such as: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), not by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), not by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and not by the U,S. Immigration and Customers Enforcement (ICE).
  • The U.S. Census Bureau is devoted to making sure you and your household are able to avoid fraud and scams at all costs.
    • To Report suspected fraud call 800-923-8282

How can you help?

Join the 2020 Census Team locally today and ensure that your community is accurately represented to build and shape the future of our community, Hiring until August 2020. Apply today at 2020census.gov/jobs or call 1-855-562-2020. Now hiring Field Representatives. For more info click here

Census Jobs

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