2020 Census Information


"Census Day" is April 1, 2020. As the 2020 Census is approaching, municipalities have an opportunity to create an accurate population picture that will impact planning on the local, state, and federal levels for years to come. Visit this page often for updates on how municipalities can best prepare for the Census and utilize the information delivered.

DOWNLOAD: NLC Municipal Action Guide

The NJLM affiliate, National League of Cities, has prepared a 36-age census Municipal Action Guide that can be downloaded from Cities Count: Preparing for the 2020 Census.

The guide includes the following sections:

  • City Census Checklist
  • Census Timeline for Cities
  • Fast Facts & Talking POints for Constituents
  • The "Citizenship Question"
  • And more...

Helpful Information

Municipal Efforts