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Each decade, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts a census to get an accurate population of the United States.
The count ended on October 15, 2020.
Thank you to everyone who participated!
- Counts are delivered to the President& Congress – Date yet to be determined due to adjusted Census deadlines.
- Redistricting begins – The city will work to draw new city district boundaries to ensure equal representation. This timeline is not yet determined due to adjusted Census deadlines.
- Funding is allocated – The population numbers determine federal funding at the state and local levels to pay for new roads, schools, emergency services & more! Data from the 2010 Census helped to allocate more than $20 billion in funding to Arizona in Fiscal Year 2016 from 55 large federal spending programs.
Census Timeline (Adjusted Due to COVID-19):
- February 2020: Group quarters counts began (assisted living / college dorms)
- March 12, 2020: Public response began
- April 1, 2020: Census Day
- August – October 2020: Non-response, in-person follow-up
- October 15, 2020: End of data collection
- TO BE DETERMINED: Census counts delivered to U.S. President and Congress
- TO BE DETERMINED: Deadline for redistricting counts to be sent to states