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Posted on: August 27, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Time is running out — make sure you're counted in the 2020 Census

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Your responses to the 2020 Census will help ensure that New Jersey is represented fairly and accurately for the next 10 years.

If you haven’t taken the 2020 Census yet, take it now! 

⇨  Online:  www.2020Census.gov

⇨  By Phone:  844-330-2020

All information provided is confidential and secure, and Census Workers will never ask for personal/identifying info.

Why Participate?

The census does more than just count people.  

The results of the 2020 Census will determine the number of House of Representative seats each state has and, in turn, the number of delegates for each state in the Electoral College. Once determined, these numbers will remain in effect for elections from 2022 through 2030. 

Census results also help determine where federal programs will direct their funding for roads, hospitals, emergency services, schools and more. 

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Census Workers in Your Neighborhood

Census Workers are in local neighborhoods following up on those who have not yet responded to the 2020 Census.

They will never ask for personal or identifying information such as a Social Security number, bank or credit card number. They are following all masking and social distancing protocols and all state and local requirements with regard to health and safety.

Find more answers to frequently asked questions about Census Workers here.

To avoid having a Census Worker come to your home, take the 2020 Census online at www.2020Census.gov, or by phone at 844-330-2020.

Respond now or learn more...
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