﷯Armagh ﷯Armstrong ﷯Banks ﷯Black Lick ﷯Blairsville ﷯Brush Valley ﷯Buffington ﷯Burrell ﷯Canoe ﷯Center ﷯Cherry Tree ﷯Cherryhill ﷯Clymer ﷯Conemaugh ﷯Creekside ﷯East Mahoning ﷯East Wheatfield ﷯Ernest ﷯Glen Campbell ﷯Grant ﷯Green ﷯Homer City ﷯Indiana ﷯Marion Center ﷯Montgomery ﷯North Mahoning ﷯Pine ﷯Plumville ﷯Rayne ﷯Saltsburg ﷯Shelocta ﷯Smicksburg ﷯South Mahoning ﷯Washington ﷯West Mahoning ﷯West Wheatfield ﷯White ﷯Young ﷯Armagh ﷯Armstrong ﷯Banks ﷯Black Lick ﷯Blairsville ﷯Brush Valley ﷯Buffington ﷯Burrell ﷯Canoe ﷯Center ﷯Cherry Tree ﷯Cherryhill ﷯Clymer ﷯Conemaugh ﷯Creekside ﷯East Mahoning ﷯East Wheatfield ﷯Ernest ﷯Glen Campbell ﷯Grant ﷯Green ﷯Homer City ﷯Indiana ﷯Marion Center ﷯Montgomery ﷯North Mahoning ﷯Pine ﷯Plumville ﷯Rayne ﷯Saltsburg ﷯Shelocta ﷯Smicksburg ﷯South Mahoning ﷯Washington ﷯West Mahoning ﷯West Wheatfield ﷯White ﷯Young  ﷯Armagh ﷯Armstrong ﷯Banks ﷯Black Lick ﷯Blairsville ﷯Brush Valley ﷯Buffington ﷯Burrell ﷯Canoe ﷯Center ﷯Cherry Tree ﷯Cherryhill ﷯Clymer ﷯Conemaugh ﷯Creekside ﷯East Mahoning ﷯East Wheatfield ﷯Ernest ﷯Glen Campbell ﷯Grant ﷯Green ﷯Homer City ﷯Indiana ﷯Marion Center ﷯Montgomery ﷯North Mahoning ﷯Pine ﷯Plumville ﷯Rayne ﷯Saltsburg ﷯Shelocta ﷯Smicksburg ﷯South Mahoning ﷯Washington ﷯West Mahoning ﷯West Wheatfield ﷯White ﷯Young ﷯Armagh ﷯Armstrong ﷯Banks ﷯Black Lick ﷯Blairsville ﷯Brush Valley ﷯Buffington ﷯Burrell ﷯Canoe ﷯Center ﷯Cherry Tree ﷯Cherryhill ﷯Clymer ﷯Conemaugh ﷯Creekside ﷯East Mahoning ﷯East Wheatfield ﷯Ernest ﷯Glen Campbell ﷯Grant ﷯Green ﷯Homer City ﷯Indiana ﷯Marion Center ﷯Montgomery ﷯North Mahoning ﷯Pine ﷯Plumville ﷯Rayne ﷯Saltsburg ﷯Shelocta ﷯Smicksburg ﷯South Mahoning ﷯Washington ﷯West Mahoning ﷯West Wheatfield ﷯White ﷯Young

It's Important

 

So important that our nations founders mandated the decennial census in the Constitution. The information gathered by the United States Census is used for many things. For instance, data is used to distribute more than $675 billion dollars annually to state and local governments.

 

Here are some of the programs that may directly affect you:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Missing just one family of 5 is a loss of $100,000 for your community over 10 years.

 

Census data is also used to decide how many Representatives each state receives in Congress. In the last two Census counts, Pennsylvania lost 3 representatives.

 

 

It's Quick and Easy

 

10 quick questions and 10 minutes is all it takes!

For the first time ever, you can respond online and by phone. Of course, traditionalists can still respond by mail.

 

It's Safe

 

The U.S. Census Bureau uses a robust cyber security program that incorporates federal security  standards for encrypting data.

 

Contrary to some theories, the data collected by the Census Bureau can only be used for statistical purposes. No law enforcement agency (including Homeland Security, U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, FBI or any other agency) can access or use your personal information at any time.

 

Census Bureau employees take a lifelong pledge of confidentiality to handle data responsibly and keep respondents information private. The penalty for wrongful disclosure is a fine of up to $250,000 or imprisonment for up to 5 years or both.

 

 

For more information and answers to Frequently Asked Questions, check out our Flip book

Indiana County, Pennsylvania
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  • About the 2020 Census

    Every 10 years, the federal government conducts a population count of everyone in the U.S. Census data provides the basis for distributing billions of dollars in federal funds per year to communities to support programs such as: HOUSING EDUCATION TRANSPORTATION EMPLOYMENT HEALTH CARE PUBLIC POLICY Data is also used to redraw the boundaries of congressional and state legislative districts and accurately determine the number of congressional seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • Why It Matters

    The census affects the amount of funding your community receives, how your community plans for the future, and your representation in government. Specifically, data from the 2020 Census are used to: Ensure public services and funding for schools, hospitals, and fire departments. Plan new homes and businesses and improve neighborhoods. Determine how many seats your state is allocated in the House of Representatives.
  • The Census WILL NEVER

    Ask for your Social Security Number Ask for bank account or credit card numbers Ask for money on behalf of a political party Send EMAILS or TEXTS to request your participation in the 2020 Census Send EMAILS or TEXTS to confirm your response to the Census
  • Complete Count Committee

    The Complete Count Committee is a mutually beneficial partnership within the County. Appointed by the County Commissioners, members of the Complete Count Committee consist of influential community leaders who are charged with developing a census awareness campaign. Their focus includes: Communicating the importance of the census through local messaging. Raising awareness of the census throughout each Township & Borough Motivating every household in Indiana County to participate. Increasing the County's self-response rate. For more information on the Complete Count Committee, please see page 17 in the Flip Book
JOB OPPORTUNITIES

The More You Know....

 

The U.S. Census Bureau launched a new online map this week as part of its 2020 Census Response Rate Challenge — where state, local, and community leaders work together to promote a complete and accurate count by increasing the self-response rate in their community. The preview map currently displays 2010 Census self-response rates as a reference point for states, counties, cities, and census tracts around the country. Users will be able to use the map to track their community’s progress in responding to the 2020 Census.

 

If you have a few minutes, learn how to use the map below.

How it works

Census Self Reporting Municipal

Contest Ends August 31st

Can you beat Black Lick Township?

Ways Census Data are Used

 ﷯Armagh ﷯Armstrong ﷯Banks ﷯Black Lick ﷯Blairsville ﷯Brush Valley ﷯Buffington ﷯Burrell ﷯Canoe ﷯Center ﷯Cherry Tree ﷯Cherryhill ﷯Clymer ﷯Conemaugh ﷯Creekside ﷯East Mahoning ﷯East Wheatfield ﷯Ernest ﷯Glen Campbell ﷯Grant ﷯Green ﷯Homer City ﷯Indiana ﷯Marion Center ﷯Montgomery ﷯North Mahoning ﷯Pine ﷯Plumville

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2020 Census Operational Adjustments Due to COVID-19

Community Standings

Use the Map

Top 3

Conemaugh Township

Shelocta Borough

Most Improved

Cherryhill Township

Black Lick Township

70.9 %

70.4 %

69.9 %

Up 2 %

Nice Work!

Phone:  (724) 465-3870

Fax 1:  (724) 465-3150

Fax 2:  (724) 465-3151

 

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