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Once every decade, the federal government conducts a census of the entire population in the United States and record basic information about them. The census not only counts our population and households, it provides the basis for reapportioning congressional seats, redistricting, and distributing billions of dollars in federal funds for health care services, housing, education, transportation, and other areas of public policy.
It is estimated that California and local communities could lose $1,950 per year for 10 years for each person not counted in the decennial census. A complete and accurate 2020 Census count is, therefore, critical for ensuring that California gets a fair share of Congressional representation and federal resources.
The City of Rancho Palos Verdes is taking an active approach to encourage participation in the 2020 Census by providing on-line tools and resources related to the census.
- City Council Staff Report on the 2020 Census (Jan. 21, 2020)
- City Council presentation on "Road to 2020 Census" (Jan. 21, 2020)
The information below provides additional census details including, but not limited to, the census timeline and confidentiality of data collection.
Please check back soon for the most up-to-date news and information about the 2020 Census.
- Census 101
- Census Invitation
- Census Timeline
- Census and Confidentiality
- Census FAQ
- Additional Resources
- Sample questionnaire
- Where you are counted matters - A guide to different living situations
- Counting young children in the 2020 Census
- Census job opportunities
For more information, please visit the official 2020 Census website at http://2020census.gov.