Commissioner Larry Johnson to head DeKalb’s 2020 Census Complete Count Committee

June 10, 20192min700
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The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners has chosen Commissioner Larry Johnson to chair DeKalb’s 2020 Census Complete Count Committee.

The goal of the Complete Count Committee is to ensure that accurate Census data is collectedtoprovide information critical for federal funding, government programs, and policies. DeKalb County is committed to ensuring every resident is counted.

Approximately $675 billion in federal funding is distributed to communities across the country each yearbased on the U.S. Census, which is conductedto count the U.S. population and obtain other data every 10 years.

For the first time, residents will be able to respond to the Census online, by phone or by mail.

In 2015, an independent study was conducted by George Washington University identifying that each resident of Georgia is allotted $1,339per year for services.  As part of the educationprocess, DeKalb could receive $985 millionper year over the next 10 years if it receives a100 percent response rate.  In 2010, for the last Census count, DeKalb County had a 72 percent response rate and therefore, failed to benefit from $275 millionworth of funding.

For more information, call 404-371-2425, or visit www.commissionerlarryjohnson.com.

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