2020 Census

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Why the 2020 Census Matters for Westmoreland County

  • First, it’s in the Constitution that every resident must be counted every ten years.
  • Second, it’s important to participate to make sure we have fair representation in Congress.
  • And lastly, our census count will affect the next decade of federal spending, policy, and decision-making.
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For every family of 5 that does NOT complete the census, our county loses roughly $100,000 in funding!

Want to Know More?

  1. Visit Westmoreland Census website!

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What does federal funding from the cenus count support?

  • Schools and education system
  • Hospitals & first responders
  • Infrastructure/roads
  • Local businesses
  • Local government agencies
  • Foundations
  • Transportation
  • Community development, and much more!