State Data Center
The 2010 Census is coming, and a few minutes of your time will make a difference for North Carolina and your community. Congressional representation is based on Census population counts, and each year the federal government allocates over $300 billion in funding based on on Census data. That's nearly $1,000 per person. By taking a few minutes to complete your 2010 Census form, you will insure that your community is fully represented and funded. You will also help local planners and businesses provide the services your community needs by participating in this once a decade snapshot of North Carolina.
- Census Basics - General questions and answers about the Census. Find out the what, when, and why of the largest peace-time mobilization of the United States.
- What's at Stake - Compare the percent of households that did not respond to their Census 2000 questionnaire with the projected 2010 population. Uncounted residents means flawed information for local planners, missed federal funds, and an under-represented population. How well did your county participate?
- Quick and Safe - The 2010 Census asks less than 10 questions. The confidentiality of your Census information is protected by federal law for 72 years.
- Timeline - Don't let Census Day surprise you. Follow the timeline to see what the Census is doing in your community.
- Complete Count Committees - Connect with your local Complete Count Committee to make the 2010 Census a success for your community.
- Census Jobs - Apply for local, temporary Census jobs.
- North Carolina Census Resources - Browse presentations on Census activities and partnership opportunities in your community. Share factsheets, maps, brochures, and more to make the 2010 Census a success for North Carolina.
- North Carolina State Data Center - The NC SDC is a network of affiliate agencies across North Carolina to help data users find data and use it correctly. Contact your local NC SDC affiliate if you have questions about the Census or Census data.
- Contacts - Contacts for additional Census questions.