Newlin Township


Census 2020:

The 2020 United States Census was the twenty-fourth United States Census. National Census Day, was April 1, 2020.

Why is the 2020 Census important to my community?

  • The Census is used to apportion representation in the US House of Representatives as mandated by Article 1, Section 2 of the US Constitution.
  • The Census is also used in drawing the boundaries of congressional and state legislative districts, as well as voting precincts.
  • Census data is used in enforcing voting rights and civil rights legislation.
  • Census counts are used by federal agencies to distribute over $675 billion federal dollars to states and local municipalities.
  • Census information is used extensively by private businesses, government agencies, and service providers like hospitals and public water utilities.