Census 2020

This knowledge hub provides essential information and resources about the 2020 Census for institutions of higher education. Please use the menu to navigate through the compiled resources. If you have suggestions for additional resources to add to this knowledge hub, please contact Natalie Furlett or Sinda Nichols. Curators: Natalie Furlett, Illinois Campus Compact & Sinda Nichols, Carleton College. **For information on COVID-19 and the 2020 Census, visit here.** On April 1, 2020, the next United States Census will take place, and now is a critical time for colleges and universities to consider their plans for engaging in the count. The census takes place every 10 years and is mandated by the US Constitution. The Constitution requires that the census includes all people residing in the United States, regardless of citizenship status. However, not everyone gets counted, and the stakes are high. More than 600 billion federal dollars are distributed to state and local governments each year, based on census counts. … Continue reading Census 2020