"Serving the County of Wise, the City of Norton, and the Towns of Appalachia, Big Stone Gap, Coeburn, Pound, St. Paul, and Wise."

2020 Census

03/09/2020 12:43 pm



 The 2020 Census provides an opportunity for everyone to be counted in the United States and its territiories. It happens every 10 years. In early 2020 you will be asked to count everyone who lives in your home as of April1. Responding to the census is a chance to shape your future. For more information go to 2020CENSUS.GOV

What's in it for you?

  • Your responses inform where over $675 billion is distributed each year to communities nationwise for clinics, schools, roads, and more.
  • Census data gives community leaders vital information to make decisions about building community centers, opening businesses, and planning for the future.
  • Responding also fulfills your civic duty because it's mandated by the U.S. Constitution. the United States has counted its population every 10 years since 1790.
  • Your responses are used to redraw legislative districts and determine the number of seats your state has in the U.S. House of Representatives