Preparing for the 2020 Census: Estimating Outreach Costs for Hard-to-Count Communities

Posted on February 4, 2019
Created by Census Counts


States will play an important role in helping to promote an accurate 2020 Census, but they can’t do it alone. Achieving a fair and accurate 2020 Census will require states to invest in community-based organizations (CBOs) as partners to ensure that trusted voices in local communities reach skeptical people about why it is important to fill out the census form.

Use this data table to estimate how much money would be needed to ensure a robust self-response and non-response follow-up outreach strategy by community-based groups in each state.

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United Way of Greater Houston 2020 Census Response Grant