It has never been easier to respond to the Census!
Census Bureau staff are delivering Census Packages on the doorsteps to all PO Box holders in Clear Creek right now. If you have already responded to the Census, you do not need to do anything. If you have not responded earlier, please use the unique Census ID included with the package (a 12-digit code) when you respond. THANK YOU FOR MAKING SURE THAT EVERYONE COUNTS IN CLEAR CREEK COUNTY!
WHAT IS THE CENSUS?
Once in a decade, the U.S. Census Bureau does a headcount of every person in the country. This headcount determines how billions of dollars in Federal funding will be allocated, as well as fair representation in the House of Representatives.
For our community, this is how Clear Creek County gets funding for public services such as healthcare clinics, schools & education, roads & bridges and emergency response for the next 10 years. On average, each person living in Colorado represents $2,300 in Federal Funding per year. Imagine if we miss a family of 4 in Clear Creek County; we would potentially miss out on $92,000 for the coming decade! Help our community get access to critical public service funding ~ RESPOND TO THE CENSUS QUESTIONNAIRE!
WHAT IS THE TIMELINE FOR THE CENSUS?
Dates have been adjusted to reflect the unprecedented times we live in:
March 12 - October 31: Respond to the Census online, over the phone or by mail. The phones are staffed with live operators who can help answer any questions you may have.
Starting May 18th: The process of delivering a Census package on the doorstep for all PO Box holders by a Census Bureau employee resumes. You do not need to be home, as the Census Bureau workers will not be ringing doorbells or interact with residents. Each worker will be wearing personal protective equipment and follow social distancing. You can identify a Census Bureau employee by their badge and satchel with the Census logo.
Starting on August 11: If you have not responded yet, the Census Bureau will direct an employee to come knocking on your door for an in-person interview. You can easily avoid this by responding on your own; online, over the phone or by mail.
Last day for you to respond to the Census is October 31, 2020.