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2020 Census Resources for New Jersey Libraries

Learn about the upcoming Census and ways to promote a complete count of your communities.

About the 2020 Census

What Is the 2020 Census? 
The 2020 Census counts every person living in the United States and five U.S. territories—once, only once, and in the right place. This census is conducted every 10 years by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. 


Census Jobs

Your future with the Census Bureau. [Washington, D.C., 1970]       
SuDoc Number: C 3.2:F 98


Self-response and field data collection operations for the 2020 Census concluded on October 15, 2020.

Census Hard to Count Map

Census Hard to Count Map :

According to the Center for Urban Research at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), the goal of this map is to highlight the areas of the country that are hardest to count, and to provide information to local, regional/statewide, & national organizations who are working to make sure these hard-to-count areas & populations are fully counted to help ensure a fair and accurate census.

Hard to Count areas near libraries:
Use the map's overlays to locate the proximity of libraries to hard to count areas







2020 Census Operational Timeline

Road to the 2020 Census[Source: U.S. Census Bureau]
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