Census Bureau Hiring in Our Area for 2020 Census
Why the Census Is Important to Our Community
The data collected from the U.S. Census helps determine political representation for our state and the amount of funding invested in our communities. Census data helps decide how more than $16 billion in federal funding gets used each year. By completing the 2020 Census, you will help:
- determine the number of representatives in Congress for North Carolina
- allocate federal funds in North Carolina
- establish the boundaries for voting and school districts
- provide information needed to improve schools, roads, health care, emergency response and other services in our community.
This article in the News & Observer answers some common questions about the 2020 Census.