Census 2020

Results for the 2020 Census are beginning to be released.  Click the link below to find more information.


Percent Change in County Population: 2010 to 2020[Source: U.S. Census Bureau]
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Who Should Be Counted?

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What is the Process?

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Why is the Census Important?

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Census Partnership Web Badges_2A_v1.8_12.10.2018 Opens in new windowAs mandated by the U.S. Constitution, our nation gets just one chance each decade to count its population. The U.S. Census counts every resident in the United States. It is mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution and takes place every 10 years. The data collected by the census determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives (a process called apportionment) and is also used to distribute billions in federal funds to local communities.
The next census in 2020 will require counting an increasingly diverse and growing population of around 330 million people in more than 140 million housing units. To get an accurate count, the Census Bureau must build an accurate address list of every housing unit, maximize self-response to the census, and efficiently follow up with those who do not respond.

In the years leading up to 2020, we conducted research in four areas that focus on the major cost drivers of the census:

  • Using the Internet to increase self-response.
  • Using existing government data sources to answer census questions and reduce follow-up workload.
  • Automating operations to increase productivity and reduce staff and offices.
  • Using existing maps and address to reflect changes rather than walking every block in every neighborhood in the country.

The decennial census is the largest mobilization and operation conducted in the United States and requires years of research, planning, and development of methods and infrastructure to ensure an accurate and complete count.

Job Opportunity

In advance of the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people for temporary jobs across the country.


This is your chance to play a part in history! Temporary census positions offer the perfect opportunity to earn extra income, while at the same time, helping your community. Did you know: The results of the 2020 Census help determine how billions of dollars in federal funding are spent locally for schools, hospitals, roads, and more. So it's important that everyone is counted!
Learn more details about the positions themselves, including what you'll need to apply and a timeline for the hiring process at this link https://2020census.gov/en/jobs/job-details.html Now Hiring Opens in new window

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NM Census info

Learn more about the 2020 Census, facts, myths, why it is important, how you can work for the Census Bureau, how it will affect you and your community and why NM needs an accurate count more than ever.  Visit https://www.icountnm.gov/

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Join our Complete Count Committee!

The Complete Count Committees (CCC) program is key to creating awareness in communities all across the country.

  • CCCs utilize local knowledge, influence, and resources to educate communities and promote the census through locally
    based, targeted outreach efforts.
  • CCCs provide a vehicle for coordinating and nurturing cooperative efforts between tribal, state, and local governments; communities; and the Census Bureau.
  • CCCs help the Census Bureau get a complete count in 2020 through partnerships with local governments and community organizations.

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