It is so important for everyone in Franklin County to be counted!
Video from the U.S. Census Bureau
This video combines five PSAs into one easy-to-understand story about the 2020 Census. Watch this to learn what the 2020 Census is, how data are used and secured, how it affects representation, and how you can complete it.
What The Census Can Do
It is easy to see what an accurate count of residents can do for your community: better infrastructure, improved services, and a improved the quality of life for everyone in the County. In fact, the information the Census collects helps to determine how billions of dollars in federal funding are spent each year on things like:
Job training centers
New schools and school programs
Bridges, tunnels, roads, and highways
Natural Disaster Response
Determines number of Congressional Seat
Remember, wherever you live on April 1 is where you fill out the Census. Ferrum College students, be sure to fill it out right where you’re living, not where you grew up or where your parents reside. Deadline for self-response for the Census is August 14th.