The U.S. Census, which is conducted every 10 years, directly impacts federal funding every year for communities in Iowa. That funding shapes many different aspects of every community, no matter the size, no matter the location.
- January 2020: The Census Bureau begins counting the population in remote areas of Alaska
- April 1: April 1 is Census Day—households can respond online, by mail or by phone
- Operational Adjustments Due to COVID-19
Additional information can be found on the U.S. Census Bureau’s website: 2020census.gov.
- Community Stats by Counties, Cities, and Towns
- Hard to Count Map
- Hard to Count Areas and Non-Response Rates
External Census Resources
- Census Bureau Official Website
- Census Funding for Iowa
- NACo Census Webinar
- Counting for Dollars 2020: The Role of the Decennial Census in the Geographic Distribution of Federal Funds (Initial Analysis)
- Counting for Dollars 2020: The Role of the Decennial Census in the Geographic Distribution of Federal Funds (Iowa Report)
- 2020 Census Research, Operational Plans and Oversight
- 2020 Census Sample Questionnaire