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Yonkers and the 2020 Census – May 20th Update

Every Wednesday is Census Day at Yonkers Public Library!

We’re halfway there! With data collected through Tuesday, May 19th, an estimated 51.9% of Yonkers households have completed their 2020 Census questionnaires. That’s still lower than the rate for the New York State (54.4%) and nation (59.6%). We need to improve that rate for Yonkers to receive its fair share of federal funding and political representation! 

If you haven’t already, fill out your form at my2020census.gov. You now have until October 31st to complete your census questionnaire, but don’t wait!

Click on the embedded response-rate map to view more self-response data.

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Census fact of the week

The Census Bureau will not send unsolicited emails to request your participation in the 2020 Census. However, the Census Bureau may contact you via email to request your participation in other ongoing surveys:

If you’re not sure if the communication you received is legitimate, Contact Us.

(source: 2020census.gov)

Census video of the week

Don’t want to fill out your questionnaire online? Learn more about the paper questionnaire.