What Is the 2020 Census?

The 2020 Census counts every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories.

Most people think of the census as a way for our government to update the population numbers every 10 years.  While that is the purpose of the census at its most basic, the data gathered provides much more complex information that can then be used in virtually infinite ways by government, social agencies, non-profits, businesses and more.  Data includes information about family size, where people live, age, ethnic background and income.  Data is used to determine the needs of local populations for infrastructure, education social services and medical services and can be used by businesses and civic organizations to determine where to locate, advertise and fill jobs.

To learn more about the census and how to make sure that you get counted, scroll through gallery below.

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Upcoming Events

Tue 14

Board of Supervisors of Elections

July 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Town Hall
Sun 19

Berlin Farmers Market

July 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pitts Street
Producers only market featuring jams, jellies, fresh fruits and vegetable, breads, flowers and so much more. Live music from 11...
Sun 26

Berlin Farmers Market

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pitts Street
Producers only market featuring jams, jellies, fresh fruits and vegetable, breads, flowers and so much more. Live music from 11...
Mon 27

Mayor & Council Meeting

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Town Hall
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