National Census Day on April 1
All Nevadans are encouraged to complete Census forms.
Response rates listed reflect U.S. Census Bureau data as of Tuesday, March 31.
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WHO: Nevada Census 2020
Phone/Zoom interviews with Kerry Durmick, Nevada Census 2020 Statewide Coordinator, are available upon request.
WHAT: Today, April 1 is National Census Day, a date observed nationwide in which all individuals are to be counted in the Census. Nevada Census 2020 encourages every Nevadan to participate and count every person living in their home on April 1 on their Census forms.
Nevada’s response rate is 36%, compared to the U.S. response rate, which currently sits at 36.2%. The top three performing statewide cities based on response rate include:
- • Boulder City: 44.6%
- • Fallon: 43.4%
- • Mesquite: 43.4%
- Additional statewide response rates include:
- • Caliente: 1.9%
- • Carlin: 3.5%
- • Carson City: 40.9 %
- • Elko: 29.9%
- • Fernley: 40.6%
- • Henderson: 43.3%
- • Las Vegas: 38%
- • Lovelock: 12.3%
- • North Las Vegas: 36.5%
- • Reno: 37.8%
- • Sparks: 39.3%
- • Wells: 2%
- • West Wendover: 18.6%
- • Winnemucca: 36.1%
- • Yerington: 42.8%
The top performing Congressional District based on response rates is Congressional District 3 (occupying south of Las Vegas, including Henderson Boulder City and much of unincorporated Clark County) with 39.7%. Other Congressional District response rates include:
- • CD1: 30.7%
- • CD2: 36.9%
- • CD4: 35.8%
** Information provided by the U.S. Census Bureau reflect data as of Tuesday, March 31.
In light of public health concerns, it’s important Nevadans know they can be counted without leaving home. Now easier than ever, Nevadans can complete the Census through one of three safe, confidential and quick ways from the comfort of their own homes: online (www.census.nv.gov), via phone (844-330-2020; for Spanish 844-468-2020), or mail in the hard copy questionnaire. Census forms take less than 10 minutes to complete and helps ensure Nevada gets its fair share of federal funding.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 1, 2020
WHY: For every person counted, Nevada stands to receive $2,000 each year for ten years that goes directly to help fund communities to stay healthy, safe and educated – that’s over $67 billion in federal funding over ten years if everyone is counted. Funding programs include, but not limited to:
- • Medicaid
- • Health Care Centers
- • Nutrition Services for Senior Citizens
- • School breakfast programs
- • Head Start
- • Pell Grants
- • Career and Technical Education Grants
- • Highway Planning and Construction
- • Water & Waste Disposal Systems for Rural Communities
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Provided by the 2020 Nevada Statewide Census Complete Count Committee