Census Information Center
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Neighbor 2 Neighbor is one of fifty-two Census Information Centers operating across the United States. 
CICs provide local and community access, training and technical assistance on census data for research, planning and decision-making for underserved communities.
One of our primary interests at N2N is to ensure that residents in every neighborhood complete the 2020 Census.
Your Neighborhood Matters!
Once a decade, America comes together to count every resident in the United States, creating national awareness of the importance of the census and its valuable statistics. The decennial census was first taken in 1790, as mandated by the Constitution. It counts our population and households, providing the basis for reapportioning congressional seats, redistricting, and distributing more than $675 billion in federal funds annually to support states, counties and communities’ vital programs — impacting housing, education, transportation, employment, health care and public policy.
This is why it is important that YOUR HOUSEHOLD participate in the 2020 Census:
  1. It's about FAIR REPRESENTATION. The results of the Census are used to reapportion the House of Representatives, determining how many seats each state gets.
  2. It's about REDISTRICTING. After each census, state and local officials use the results to redraw the boundaries of legislative districts, adapting to population shifts.
  3. Federal funds, grants and support to states, counties and communities are based on population totals and breakdowns by sex, age, race and other factors. Your community benefits the most when the census counts everyone.
  4. People in your community use census data in all kinds of ways, such as these:
    • ​Residents use the census to support community initiatives involving legislation, quality-of-life and consumer advocacy.
    • Local government officials use the census to ensure public safety and plan new schools and hospitals.
    • Businesses use Census Bureau data to decide where to build factories, offices and stores, and these create jobs.
    • Real estate developers and city planners use the census to plan new homes and improve neighborhoods.